Asake Biography, Career, Networth, Spouse
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Asake also called MR MONEY, is an Afropop and Afrobeat artist from Nigeria. His birthplace was Ahmed Ololade, in the late 1990s. He was raised in the home of his Yoruba grandparents who resided in Lagos, Nigeria. He is a musician and singer. musician.
He earned an undergraduate degree in the Department of Theatre and Performing Arts at Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife, Osun State.
Profiling Ahmed Ololade Aka AsakeA Quick Glance At Asake
|Full Names||Ahmed Ololade|
|Date Of Birth||13 January 1995
|Place of Birth||Lagos|
|Album||Asake, Mr. Money, PBUY|
|Education||Obafemi Awolowo University|
The rapper gained fame in the year 2020 when his performance of the song “Lady” went viral, receiving a huge response from influential internet influencers like Broda Shaggi Sydney Talker, NastyBlaq, and more.
The music he discovered was completely accidental since his first job was as a dancer and was involved in several dance organizations and theatre companies during high school, before trying to learn how to play the guitar.
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“Mr. Money,” his debut song for 2020, is a reminder of his faith in himself and his commitment to his self-identity in his quest to establish himself in the ranks of hottest performers in Nigeria. Nigerian musical scene.
His dedication and hard work led to him being nominated in three categories at the 2020 City People Music Awards, where he won one of three awards which included the title Most Popular Song of the Year.
Asake was also featured involved in many of the year’s top tracks such as “Star” by Broda Shaggi, and DJ Xclusive’s “Gegeti. He also worked with Afrobeats’ powerhouse Peruzzi as well as Zlatan in the remix of his hit track for 2020 “Mr. Money.”
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I Begged Olamide For Two Years
As to his rise to fame, many felt it was too sudden. The truth is that Asake has been underground for over a decade performing in local shows and slowly working his way to the top by reaching out to a few superstars within his reach and one of these is Olamide Baddo.
He revealed some things he went through to have Olamide finally look his way.
“I was not at home. Something happened between me and my guys. I left the house and was very sad. On the third day, I came back to the house. My guy called me saying Baddo had jumped on my song,” Asake said.
“I didn’t even think Olamide was going to sign me. It occurred to me that 2022 was sealed [as a stellar career year for me] with the collaboration alone. A week after I dropped the song, Olamide called, asking that we meet.
“I tried out multiple outfits looking for something he would like to see on me. This was because Olamide was someone I respected. Before he signed me, I’d been begging Baddo since 2020 to do so.
“I got to his head and he asked if I would like to join YBNL. I said I’m ready but he asked me to go look for a lawyer and think about it. I asked him to sign me immediately. I didn’t need a lawyer because I so much loved the family.”
Asake, born Ahmed Ololade, had earlier in February released a critically acclaimed eponymous four-track EP.
He ventured into music at a young age. He also showcased his talent through freestyle videos on social media.
His big break came with the release of his hit ‘Lady’ which became popular among music lovers and celebrities.
See the Excerpt of the interview below