Olamide Adedeji, popularly referred to as Olamide is not any doubt one among Nigeria's biggest musicians so far . He has done alright for himself and also helped variety of very fashionable Nigerian musicians today with the popularity that they deserve.
While he has signed over 5 musicians under his YBNL Records compared to several label executives, some were ready to escape properly and become sensations while others are still battling gaining the needed recognition.
Olamide's music style might be considered street-inspired hence the type of music that the bulk of his signees do. While most of them are indigenous rappers, only a few are majorly singers, 3 actually, but only two of those 3 were ready to create an area for themselves within the Nigerians music scene.
Let's check out these former and present YBNL signees who were ready to create an area for themselves while at the label and gained the popularity that they really deserved.
1- LIL KESH
Ololade Keshinro joined the YBNL family in April 2014. Lil Kesh went on a practically consummate run between April 2014 and April 2016. the celebrity grew higher after losing the Headies' Next Rated Awards to Reekado Banks in January 2016.
He had back to back hit songs and was really a serious problem within the Nigerian music scene, even as Olamide had earlier prophecied. Songs like, Lyrically, Gbese, Efejoku, Shoki, Shoki (remix), Fake Love and variety of others. Lil Kesh's last album before exiting YBNL was YAGI.
The album remains his best album thus far . He announced the expiration of his contract with YBNL in April 2016 and left the record label in March 2016.
2- ADEKUNLE GOLD
In 2015, Nigerian contemporary and afro-pop act, Adekunle Gold joined the YBNL Family. His songs like, 'Sade,' 'Orente' and 'Pick Up' became uber hits and caused 'Sade' winning Best Alternative Song at The Headies 2016.
He released his first album under the label titled GOLD in 2016. Adekunle Gold expressed his gratefulness to Olamide upon the exit from the YBNL family in 2017. He said, "YBNL moved me. I had Sade before YBNL and it had been at that time getting mainstream.
At the purpose once I got signed, we shot the video and it became sort of a sensation everywhere . "Getting signed to YBNL took me to London. That was in 2015. Along these lines, YBNL made an enormous difference on behalf of me .
I am thankful to Olamide for all the assistance and motivation." Adekunle Gold who is now married to female singing sensation Simi is doing tremendously well for himself.
3- FIREBOY DML
In 2018, Fireboy joined YBNL Nation as a serious aspect of its third influx of specialists nearby Lyta, Limerick, Picazo Rhap, and Yomi Blaize. Be that because it may, his signing was the foremost unheralded of his set.
Asides Lyta, the various underwriters had some rep via web-based networking media as free-form rappers. 2018 was likewise a defining moment for him as he already had singles like 'King' and 'Sing' Which he featured Oxlade.
Yet, at that time came December 2018, Olamide signed a joint effort collection together with his underwriters. Once more, nobody paid special mind to Fireboy till his tune, 'Jealous' became the best on the gathering .
From that time forward, he has gone from solidarity to quality. Laughter, Tears, and Goosebumps, his first album was little question the most important album of 2019 within the Nigerian music scene. His new song, 'New York City Girl' remains in heavy rotation across the country.
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