Olamide Gbenga Adedeji is a Nigerian rapper, singer, songwriter, and record executive. Widely regarded as one of the biggest and most influential artists in Africa, he has been instrumental to the launching of the careers of several Afrobeats music stars. He records in Yoruba and English.
He was signed to ID Cabasa’s Coded Tunes record label and was managed by Toni Payne. In 2012, he left Coded Tunes and started his own record label YBNL Nation.
Olamide has released 8 studio albums which includes; Rapsodi, YBNL, Baddest Guy Ever Liveth, Street OT, 2 Kings and Eyan Mayweather, The Glory, 999 EP, joint venture deal with Empire and Carpe Diem, UY Scuti. On 5 February 2022 Olamide hinted at retirement after the release of his 12th studio album.