Asake, Fireboy and other Afrobeat stars, Olamide brought to the limelight

Olamide Gbenga Adedeji, who is known by his stage name Olamide, in no doubt, has earned his peak in the Nigerian music firm following the view of the space he has earned in the Nigerian music firm so far.

Since he rose to fame, he has also helped establish a mass number of promising upcoming artists encircled with possibly a penury background.

His influence is quite amazing in how he would completely transform his victim from the scraps of penury to the glory of fame.

Some of these stars attached to his name were signed to his record label, popularly known as YBNL, where they deployed most of their iconic songs.

Olamide, in particular, has also helped an enormous number of talented artists without signing them to his record label.

This is the peak reason we have gathered their image to discuss the impact Olamide has deployed on them.

Adekunle Gold

Adekunle Gold

Adekunle Gold

The Nigerian Afrobeat singer and songwriter Adekunle Gold is termed one of the first successors of the early peak of YBNL a few months after the record label was founded and unveiled by Olamide.

He was signed to the Record Label by the CEO Olamide, who offered him the opportunity to prove his worth.

Without hesitation, the Afrobeat maestro proved his worth and emerged as one of the best.

He kickstarted his career as an Afrobeat Fuji sensation, where he recorded a vast hit before switching to the Afrobeat genre, where he also deployed several hits that reshaped him to become the best.

Despite his feat under YBNL, he, however, ended his relationship with YBNL. This, in turn, has deployed credits to Olamide, who can’t help but deal with the record.

The ‘Party no dey stop’ crooner, who is sometimes identified as AG Baby, still dominates his genre to date, dropping hit songs consistently.

Fireboy DML

Fireboy DML 

Amid heated pressure and what seemed to be a buzz, Fireboy DML is still grateful to Olamide for escaping him.

His peak has emerged to be one of the most impressive peaks amongst other incredible names Olamide has boosted.

Before fame, Fireboy DML was identified as a penury merchant until Olamide discovered him. He was viewed like other talented upcoming artists who had no single space to prove their potential to the world. Olamide, in a way, discovered him and offered him his greatest life opportunity.

After having to thrill to his crafts online, the YBNL Boss signed him to his Record Label, where he portrayed the qualities that deployed enough hit songs, which earned him Instant recognition across the world.

It even escalated to the rage that he featured one of the UK finest, Ed Sheeran, on his song ‘Peru’, which became a global hit.

To date, Fireboy has molded his status to become one of the Afrobeat youngies that will dominate the Afrobeat genre shortly.


Portable – Plan B


The wild, self-acclaimed king of the street, Portable, will also forever bid his profound gratitude to Olamide for bringing him to the limelight.

Lately 2021, A viral clip of an unknown singer spotted embracing and gratifying Olamide on his knees in tears surfaced online.

Concerned civilians were quick to discover that it turned out to be Portable who gratified the Nigerian Rapper after he had agreed to feature him on a song.

The song emerged to be ‘Zazu zeh’ engulfed with qualities to the rage that it became the song of the fiesta season.

Olamide featured Portable on the song ‘Zazu Zeeh’ termed an Afrobeat dancehall genre type song that blew up in the whole of Nigeria and some African countries during the festive season.

Without hesitation, Portable attained the aristocracy he needed to maintain his peak and has since the outcome embraced an advanced view of fame.


The finest of them all, Asake, who is currently identified as the new face of the YBNL, also graced the influence of Olamide.

Being incredibly ambitious and talented, Asake reached out to Olamide severally before he considered him and offered him life life-changing opportunity.

The Grammy-nominated Afrobeat rapper Olamide unveiled Asake in a grand style and promoted his debut album, which took the Afrobeat world by surprise.

This was portrayed in early 2022 after the likes of Fireboy DML had blown to a massive feat. Just like most victims, he was offered the time to prove his worth, and the rest became history.

He was quite odd from the view of most stars Olamide signed to his Record Label following how he attained instant dominance.

Asake introduced not just his style but a unique Afrobeat Fuji sound that inflicted a rare combination of Fuji and Amapiano, generalizing Afrobeat as a whole new phase.

This earned him a whooping number of listeners which has so far awarded him the most-streamed male artist of the year.

He has also earned a reputation as a genius after he was nominated for the 2024 Grammy Annual Music Awards.

Under this influence, he became the first Afrobeat new era youngster to sell out 20k capacity O2 Arena, which he shut down in grand style.

Despite his short legacy in the Afrobeat genre so far, Asake has gained a convincing number of concerned civilians who enjoy his sound globally.


lyta ozana

Away from their current feud, you could bid on Olamide’s incredible influence and why Lyta is currently in need of another assistance from the Nigerian Rapper.

Before Lyta exited YBNL over his feud with Olamide, he was recognized as one of the most admired youngsters in the game.

Following his consistent display online, Olamide offered Lyta the chance to prove himself after he had been quite impressed with his former Record Label.

As of the time of his contract with Olamide, Lyta deployed several hit songs to his reputation until it crashed to his alleged selfish interest.

He was meant to secure another promising deal with the Nigerian Gem but resorted to the view of his father’s advice.

This was termed a disaster amid how it didn’t turn out positive. He faded from the spotlight and had been struggling since departing YBNL.


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