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2019 Almost Over, No Album From Olamide?

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ceases to drop an album, or an EP throughout the year, and this is so unlike him, what is really going on?

2019 Almost Over, No Album From Olamide

Asides his wonderful habit of dropping hits back to back regularly, Olamide is also known for dropping massive projects as the year goes by.

This year, however, seems to be different as the very talented rapper didn’t release a single project for his fans.

Even though he has dropped some singles, what about a collective piece of work like an album or EP??

To buttress my point, let’s quickly talk about some of his album from previous years

2011- Rapsodi

Rapsodi is Olamide‘s first studio album released in 2011 when he was still signed to ID Cabasa’s Coded Tunes. it marked the beginning of his music career.

The 16-track album featured guest appearances from artists like  , 9ice, , I.D Cabasa, Terry Da Rapman, and .

It was nominated for Best Rap Album at The 2012, however, it didn’t win as reported by us at “Mp3bullet.ng”

2012-

Olamide released this album the same year he established his record Label; , an abbreviation of  “Yahoo Boy No Laptop”

This album was released on November 12, 2012, as the follow-up to his debut studio album Rapsodi.

YBNL features guest appearances from other top music acts1 like;  Tiwa Savage, Dammy Krane, , , and so on.

Producers who worked on this particular album include; , Samklef, I.D Cabasa, 2Kriss, and Tyrone.  it was also supported by four singles: “Ilefo Illuminati“, “First of All”,Stupid Love” and “Voice of the Street”.

2013- Baddest Guy Ever Liveth

Olamide spiced 2013 up with this album shortened; “BGEL”. It was released on November 7, 2013, by YBNL Nation.

The Pheelz produced album was also supported by four hit  singles: “Durosoke”, “Turn Up”, “Yemi My Lover” and “Eleda Mi”

It was ranked 12th on Afrikka Radio’s list of the top 12 best Nigerian albums of 2013 and won Best Album of the Year at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.  It also won Best Rap Album and Album of the Year at The 2014.

2014- Street OT

The rapper’s fourth studio album was crowned with hits like “Story For The Gods” and ” Awon Goons Mi”,

This album also featured S guest other singers and rappers like Pasuma, , Chinko Ekun, , and Reminisce.

Producers include;  Pheelz, B-Banks and Young Jonn. This particular album was created by the street king to glorify and show his love for the “streets”.

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2015- Eyan Mayweather

Eyan Mayweather which is his fifth studio album is a follow up of 2kings; a collaboration album with , as re[prted by us at “Mp3bullet.ng”.

it was released on 23 November 2015 through YBNL Nation with  production credits to Pheelz, Young Jonn, B Banks, and I.D. Cabasa,

The 21-track album also consists of hits like; “Melo Melo”, and “Bobo”.

2016- The Glory

Olamide released his sixth album; “The Glory” on 23 December 2016. The Album contains 16  tracks with features from artists like Phyno, Wande Coal, , and YBNL act; Devotee.

2017- Lagos Nawa

Mp3bullet.ng” reports that Olamide released his highly anticipated seventh studio album on the 27th of November 2017.

The album has a total of 17 tracks and features the likes of , Phyno, Tiwa Savage and Reminisce. Lagos Nawa was produced by , alongside Olamide himself.

2018- YBNL Mafia Family

According to us at “Mp3bullet.ng” this is a collaboration album between Olamide and members of the YBNL record label in 2018.

The ‘YBNL Mafia Family’ album was made up of 14 solid tracks done by OlamideDJ EnimoneyLimerickTemmie OvwasaPicazo, and Yomi Blaze. There was also additional collaboration from LK KuddyKranium, and .

Pheelz, Killertunes, Cracker Mallo and 2Kris all got credit for the production on the album, with all songs mixed and mastered by Zeeno Foster.

Another special aspect of this album is that it introduced  Fireboy DML to the music industry in a grand style. This is due to the release of his hit song; “jealous”, a track in the album.

2019- No album from Olamide yet?

Having read this far, I’m sure you notice that Olamide made it a ritual to drop solid albums every year!

Hence you can’t blame us if we are puzzled as to why we haven’t heard from his this year.

Yes, he may have dropped a couple of chart-topping jams like; “Woske“, “Oil & Gas”, and the rest of them, but is that enough??

I don’t know why, but something tells me Olamide is trying to gently retire from the music scene. However, I really do not believe it.

Moreover, the year is not over yet, Who knows, baba can just drop an album tomorrow

Still, what do you guys think about this Olamide’s album absence??

Kindly drop your comments below!!!

 

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1 Comment

  1. OLAMIDE knows what his doing, he intentionally hold on for his signee , if he baba should drop his album, it will surely compete with fireboy’s album and with which they might not really get what they want …..
    Olamide is a blessing to this Generation, keep shinning baba, I won’t stop listening to your music ..

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