Top 10 Nigerian musicians who look up to Olamide

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These are the top 10 Nigerian musicians who look up to Olamide

Popular Nigerian music star, Olamide, is one artiste who undeniably has great talent, and here are the top 10 Nigerian musicians who look up to Olamide.

Looking up in this context is simply means respect for an OG status, in other words, these are artists that respect him heavily in the Nigeria Music Industry

The young man himself started as a struggling artist but was able to rise through the ranks and become one of the top stars in the country.

The music industry is also a very competitive one in addition to it being hard to break into.


Many times, celebrities only remain famous for a short time before they are kicked off the pedestal by a young and fresher artist.

The Nigerian music industry is no doubt a thriving one and it appears to be quite lucrative too considering the lavish lifestyles some celebrities can afford to live.

However, one possessing music talent is not enough to break into the Nigerian music industry as people have been known to struggle to have their music reach a large audience who love it.

This are The Top 10 Nigerian Musicians who look up to Olamide

His signing into YBNL did not make any noise compared to others he got signed with at the same time.

Fireboy DML

Fireboy is the artist Olamide had a pen to paper contract with when he was still harboring Lyta, Picazo, Limerick, Davolee, and others in the label.

He’s good plenty of good music in his bank and Olamide‘s influence in his music career cannot be underestimated.

This is a guy, Olamide showers praise on at every opportunity because he so much believed in him.

The industry knew Fireboy through Olamide and of course, the young champ is on his way to going international as a result of Olamide‘s influence and YBNL’s movement.

Olamide is no doubt a living legend for nurturing this kind of talent.

Olamide showed interest in Bella Shmurda‘s music when his “Vision 2020 freestyle video” went viral last year.

The YBNL boss went ahead to give the young chap a rare privilege of collaboration on the remix of the song.

We also heard that Olamide paid for the music video shoot as a way of encouraging the LASU rising act.

Do you see why God will always bless Baddo now?

He was signed to YBNL the way and time when Limerick was signed too.

Unlike Limerick, Lyta had a rather successful career run with YBNL.

After the release of his song “Time” featuring Olamide, and “Selfmade” Lyta appeared to be the most valuable artiste under YBNL at that time.

Lyta‘s successful career run under YBNL at a point was met with an influx of label signings with no clear plan from the label as Olamide just want to help as much artiste as he could.

After several months of not releasing songs, Lyta summoned the courage to leave YBNL and moved to a rather serious investor looking to continue handling his music career from where Olamide had stopped.

Soulful singer Zinoleesky emerged as a new voice in Nigeria’s street music scene in 2019 and was signed to a label within a year.

Zinoleesky broke through in his native Nigeria with the 2019 single “Popo,” which addressed social inequity.

Released in 2020, the single “Caro” featured his mentor, Naira Marley, and the official video received more than three million views in its first year.

Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba known by his stage name Mohbad is a promising Yoruba Indigenous singer, songwriter, rapper, and performer born on 8th June 1996.

MohBad is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and rapper from Lagos.

Mohbad built a fanbase by posting videos of himself freestyling, and in 2019 he signed a deal with Marlian Records, owned by fellow Nigerian artist Naira Marley.

Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael, known professionally as Zlatan Ibile, is a Nigerian rapper, singer, songwriter, musician, and dancer.

From Ijurin Ekiti, Ijero local government area, Ekiti state He is the CEO and founder of Zanku records.

Azeez Adeshina Fashola, known professionally as Naira Marley, is a British-Nigerian singer and songwriter.

He is known as the president of his controversial fan base, “Marlians”.

Adekunle Kosoko  known professionally as Adekunle Gold, is a Nigerian highlife singer, songwriter, and graphic designer.

He gained widespread attention after releasing the 2015 hit single “Sade”, a highlife cover of One Direction’s “Story of My Life”.

In 2015, he signed a record deal with YBNL Nation and released his debut studio album Gold, which debuted at number 7 on the Billboard World Albums chart

Keshinro Ololade, known professionally as Lil Kesh, is a Nigerian singer, rapper, and songwriter.

He is one of the biggest and most influential artists in Africa.

He rose to the limelight after releasing the hit single “Shoki”

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