OLAMIDE – The popular Nigerian singer from Bariga

Olamide is a popular Nigeria singer who hails from Bariga, Lagos State. Olamide’s real name is OlamideAdedeji. He generally sings in his native language which is Yoruba. He released his first album which was titled Rapsodi in the year of 2011. Rapsodi was released under the label of Coded Tunes. He released his second album YBNL under his own label whose name is YBNL Nation.

Olamide decided to pursue music field as his career in the year of 2001. He was once asked why he selected this very field than the plain answer that he gave was that he was gifted and he recognized his talent at that time so he decided to pursue this line as career. His very first album which was released with the title “Rapsodi” bagged him numerous awards. A number of Olamidesongs from this album also ruled a number of charts of Nigerian music industry. His second album YBNL gave him the required popularity which he was looking for. His second album also featured guest appearances from Tiwa Savage, Davido, Base One, Minus 2, Buckwylla, Samklef, Reminisce, DammyKrane, and Kayswitch. You can easily download Olamide latest Song from music downloading sites.

Another singer to watch out for

There is one another Nigerian singer who is climbing the popularity chart with Olamide and the name of that singer is Runtown. Though in school he didn’t had the crush for music and this was the reason because of which he used to run from choir practice. When he was in school then he was a bookish kid. Many of his friends still aren’t sure how he opted music as his career option. Runtown Songs falls in the genres of Afro-Pop and hiphop. Runtown is a fast rising singing star in the Nigerian music industry. Large populations of youths follow him and treat him as their ideal. Though he hasn’t fallen prey to any serious controversies, but once there was a rumor that he has sold his one song to the Nigerian singing star Davido.

DaGrin was a Nigerian singer whose real name is Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun. He was famous by his stage name “DaGrin”. He was an award winning Nigerian singer. He was basically a rapper. A film by the name “Ghetto Dreamz” was released in the year 2011.

Dagrin hailed from Meiran, Alagbado, Lagos. As mentioned above he was a rapper and his style incorporated English, Pidgin English and Yoruba. He was popular because he used to rap in his native language. In addition to all this he used to inspire other singers to sing in their native languages. Dagrin Songs are still popular. Dagrin was bright student in school and he tried to get into university but he was unsuccessful in doing so because his family’s financial problem and issues. He decided to pursue music as career and so he released his debut album “Still on the matter” which didn’t gave him the recognition and fame that he was looking, but he kept on trying until he achieved what he wanted. Dagrin was the most appreciated rapper of 9ja music industry.


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