Olamide ⇑ Full Biography ⇑ Musics ⇑ Net-worth ⇑ Awards

Olamide ⇑ Full Biography ⇑ Musics ⇑ Net-worth ⇑ Awards

Olamide Adedeji who is better known by his fans as OLAMIDE aka BADDO. Is Nigerian Hip-Hop artist, a singer, rapper and as well producer. This Hip-Hop recording artist from Bariga, Lagos state Nigerian. He is good in recording and singing mostly in Yoruba which is his native tongue.

FULL NAME: Olamide Adedeji


BIRTH DATE: 15 March 1989

AGE: 28

OCCUPATION: Singer, song writer, and rapper



ORIGIN: Bariga, Lagos State

YEARS ACTIVE: since 2011 till present


ASSOCIATED ACTs: Phyno Pheelz Lil Kesh D’Banj Wizkid Davido Wale Reminisce


Olamide Oladedeji was officially born in the year 15th of March 1989. He was born and brought up in bariga lagos state of Nigeria. Olamide actually started his music career at a very tender age which just roughly one year into his professional music career, the name olamide became a normal household name.

When the singer was asked “why music”? Been a fast and quick rising rap artist replied that “ I actually found out that was gifted by God when it comes to music. So I chose to explore what I have got inside of me. Music is my life, my hustle, and as well my world” he concluded.

The release of Eni Duro was armed with only his pen and paper as a 300 level mass communication student of the Tai Solarin University as at then in the year 2011 unleashed what were without a doubt an outstanding and a mind blowing album which was titled RapSoDi. Olamide  Oladedeji Aka Baddo first album contained as many as sixteen (16) tracks in total.


Olamide’s aka BADDO road to fame is one time undisputed history books, as this period some years backward, as a growing up kid in the heart of lagos mainland, Bariga Lagos state. Even if the singer still claim he still that same bariga boy, believe me a lot has changed in his life for real. Olamide was signed onto ID Cabasa’s Coded Tunez Record label and was as well managed by Industry’s heavy weight, Toni Payne. And in the year of 2012 he then cut out of ID Cabasa’s Coded Tunez Record label and preceded to set-up his own record label named YBNL Nation. Where he then release and lunch two of his three album. Amongs whom are RapSoDi.

Olamide’s album which was titled RapSoDi was released in the year 2011, with the accumulation of several singles, with “Eni Duro” as the top lead single. This reveals to be his breakthrough single track. Olamide’s premiere offering led the collaboration with series of artist like wizkid, D’banj, 9ice, Reminisce, ID Cabasa and some others not mentioned here. Olamide popularly known as Baddo made the top chart of requests on radio stations and as well TV stations through the aid of his lead single “Eni Duro”.

In November 2012, Olamide second studio album YBNL was lunched and released. Where he featured some other guess artist appearance like

  • Davido
  • Tiwa Savage
  • KaySwitch
  • Dammy Krane
  • Reminisce
  • Samklef
  • Buckwylla
  • Minus 2 and
  • Base One.

The album was greatly supported by the following songs:>

  1. Money
  2. Owotabua
  3. Fucking with the Devil
  4. Fuji House
  5. Voice of the Streets
  6. Ilefo Illuminati
  7. Street Love among others not mentioned here.

YBNL was produced by Tyrone, Samklef, 2 Kriss, Pheelz and ID Cabasa. even as His second studio album offer reveal him as a gallant artist who has grown to get mutual understanding with his market and does not also hold back his unique talent to give satisfaction to his great fans.

And later as the year proceeds, in 2011 Olamide Baddo  kept the ball rolling by hitting the street with great and mind blowing songs. Among whom are “story for the gods” “Awon goons mi” and many more to be mentioned on here in this publication.

There was a time olamide performed live on stage for free just to show and prove that he belongs and comes from the street and he was so much loved by all. Also in the year 2014 be one of his hugest years ever experienced after which he got connection with the Ekiti state governor as at the year 2014 when governor Fayemi used one of his singles slangs titled “Du-Ro-So-Ke” during his campaign and  this pave way for him and made him the governor’s favourite artist as he was used and goes to most event involving the governor’s campaign.

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Baddo as he is called, still lives in the street of Lagos {LASGIDI} comparing his mates storming themselves into big estate and mansions in city of lagos state. According to him, he said that his house which he lives in bariga is his own crib, mansion and as well estate too.

According to source, he is the biggest Nigerian indigenous ever from record. Olamide is been respected and also looked upon by artist who so much artist who got admiration and love for his kind of music and style. One popular artist among others is Phyno. Olamide also had got crush with Tonto dike one of the top Nigerian actress and some others we do not mention here in this publication. In addition to all these, olamide the badoo also admires one of the Nigeria biggest artiste of all time whose name is Dbanj…

Studio albums

Below are olamide Baddo list of studio released so far till date

  1. Rapsodi (2011)
  2. YBNL (2012)
  3. Baddest Guy Ever Liveth (2013)
  4. Street OT (2014)
  5. Eyan Mayweather (2015)
  6. The Glory (2016)
  7. Lagos Nawa (2017)

Nominations and Awards

Year Event Prize Recipient Result  
2016 Nigerian Entertainment Awards Album of the Year Eyan Mayweather He Won it  
  Rap of the Year Olamide He Won it  
2015 City People Entertainment Awards Rap Artist of the Year Olamide He Won it  
The Headies Best Street-Hop Artiste He Won it  
Artiste of The Year He Won it
Best Pop Single “Bobo” Nominated
TooXclusive Awards Certified Banger of The Year Shakiti Bobo He Won it
Video Wonder of The Year Melo Melo He Won it
Artiste of The Year Himself He Won it
Male Artiste of The Year Himself He Won it
Best Street Hop Track Shakiti Bobo Nominated
‘Reggae Blues’HarrySong ft Olamide, KCee, Iyanya and Orezi Nominated
‘Ladi’Olamide and Phyno ft Lil Kesh Nominated
Best Hip-Hop Track ‘Local Rappers'(Reminisce featuring Olamide & Phyno) He Won it
Mixtape of The Year ‘2 Kings'(Olamide & Phyno) He Won it
Album of The Year Street OT He Won it
2014 The Headies Artiste of the Year Himself Nominated  
Best Rap Album Baddest Guy Ever Liveth He Won it
Album of the Year He Won it
Best Rap Single “Dope Money”
(featuring Phyno)
Channel O Music Video Awards Most Gifted West “Turn Up” He Won it  
Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Rap Act of the Year Himself Nominated  
MTV Africa Music Awards Best Hip Hop Nominated  
City People Entertainment Awards Musician of the Year (Male) Nominated  
Rap Artiste of the Year Nominated
Most Popular Song of the Year “Eleda Mi” Nominated
Rap Album of the Year Baddest Guy Ever Liveth Nominated
World Music Awards World’s Best Male Artist Himself Nominated  
World’s Best Live Act Nominated
World’s Best Entertainer of the Year Nominated
2013 Nigeria Music Video Awards Video of the Year “Durosoke” Nominated  
Best Afro Hip Hop Video Won
The Headies Song of the Year Nominated  
Best Street Hip-Hop Artiste Won
The Best Rap Single Nominated
“Ghost Mode”
(Phyno featuring Olamide)
The Artiste of the Year Himself Nominated
Lyricist on the Roll “Voice of the Streets” Nominated
The Best Rap Album YBNL Won
Album of the Year Won
Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Album of the Year Won  
Best Rap Act of the Year Himself Nominated  
Music Video of the Year “Voice of the Street” Nominated
Best Indigenous Artiste Himself Won  
the Best Collabo “Ghost Mode”
(Phyno featuring Olamide)
2012 The Headies Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year Himself Nominated  
the Best Rap Single “Young Erikina” Nominated
The Best Rap Album Rapsodi Nominated
2011 The Headies The Next Rated Himself Nominated  
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