Nigerian Indigenous rapper and YBNL boss Olamide adds yet another feather to his cap with the launch of his very own television station, VOTS (Voice Of The Streets) as he turns a year older today.
VOTS will be available on Play TV from Thursday, 15th of March 2018. Olamide wrote on his Instagram page:
“I dedicate this television station to my late mum and dad. Thanks for letting me chase my dream .also to my son Batifèori maximiliano adedeji when I look up in the sky I ask myself why am I trying to live if I’m just living to die, but when I look down I see the answer. Thanks for making me a better man.
“This is also for the day ones who’s been supporting ruthlessly through the thick and thin,those who believed in me when I didn’t even have an idea how far i’d go in this journey.this is also an harbinger for every ghetto kid that you can be anything and achieve anything long as you put your mind to it and work toward it.this is for the YBNL fans and TEAM BADDOSNEH I promise never to make you regret supporting me. More great stuff to come,on my honor. Let’s all welcome our brand new baby”VOTS(voice of the street)”our television,my television,your television… be heard …[email protected] is only available on PLAY satellite tv transmitter . Just 1k monthly subscription and you have access to 124 channels. Update !!!! #VOTS”
Here’s the announcement post;
Olamide Adedeji born 15 March 1989, known by his stage name Olamide but popularly called Olamide Baddo, is a Nigerian hip hop recording artist from Ijebu-ode, Ogun State. He records mostly in Yoruba, his native tongue. In 2011, he released his debut studio album Rapsodi while signed to Coded Tunes. Seven albums have been released by him since that time, under his self-owned YBNL record Label, and another collaborative album alongside Phyno, who also raps predominantly in his mother-tongue, Igbo.
Born in Bariga, Lagos state, Olamide began actively pursuing music in the year 2000 when he was only 14. According to him; “I found out I was gifted in it so I had to explore it, it’s my life, my hustle, my world”.
He studied at the Tai Solarin College of Education and upon graduation concentrated solely on making music.
Baddo Sneh as he calls himself, has never been married but has a child with his long-time girlfriend Adebukunmi Suleiman to whom he recently got engaged to.