YBNL Boss Olamide, once again collaborates with Star boy, Wizkid for a mid-tempo song titled “Kana”.
‘Kana’ is produced by Mutay, who is a part of the Legendury Beatz duo. In the new single, Olamide and Wizkid promise to pamper the women they love and provide them with the best of everything they need. It is a song that expresses affection and bares it all.
Following the success of their previous collaborations; Omo to Shan and Confam ni, ‘Kana’ will definitely be the perfect song for evening vibes and lounges.
‘Kana’ premiered on Beats 1 at 8:30PM today, 3rd May, 2018 and it reaffirms that the musical chemistry between two of Nigeria’s biggest stars is definitely here to stay.
Download Link: https://fanlink.to/KANA
Olamide is a Nigerian hip hop recording artist signed to his record label YBNL. Born Olamide Adedeji in Bariga Lagos State, he records mostly in Yoruba.
Olamide’s love for rap music began in his primary school days as he began to nurture it. In 2000, he decided to pursue a career in music. After a few years bubbling underground and working to get his music heard, Olamide worked with ID Cabasa’s Coded Tunes record to release his debut single ‘Eni Duro’. In 2010, he performed at The Hip Hop World Awards and released his debut studio album in 2011 titled ‘Rapsodi’.
The following year, he started his own record label ‘YBNL Nation’ and released his second album ‘YBNL’ in November 2012 under his label imprint YBNL Nation. The album had hit singles ‘First of All’, ‘Voice of the Streets’, ‘Stupid Love’, and ‘Ilefo Illuminati’. His record label housed top acts such as Lil Kesh, AdekunleGold, and Viktoh.
His third studio album ‘Baddest Guy Ever Liveth’ was released in 2013. The album had hit singles “Durosoke” and “Yemi My Lover”. Olamide released his fourth album titled ‘Street OT’ in late 2014. Preceded by the singles “Story ForThe Gods” and “Goons Mi”, Street OT featured guest appearances from notable acts including Pasuma, Lil Kesh, Chinko Ekun, Phyno, Don Jazzy, and Reminisce with studio productions from Pheelz, B-Banks and Young John.
In 2013, he signed a deal with Guinness Nigeria and became an ambassador for Etisalat the following month; a deal he extended in 2015. He released a collaborative album with hip hop artist and producer, Phyno titled “2 Kings” in early 2015, and he followed up with a solo album in the same year.
He released a solo album titled ‘Eyan Mayweather’ was released late November 2015. The album was preceded by four hit singles; “Bobo”, “Matters Arising”, “Lagos Boys” and “Melo Melo”. Olamide announced an endorsement deal with betting company SureBet 247 in 2014. His 6th studio album ‘THE GLORY’ was released in 2016. It was the No 1 selling album on Billboard’s world album chart, In 2017, Olamide released his seventh studio album ‘Lagos Nawa” which had the smash street anthem “Wo” and it made him the first and only Nigerian rapper in history to have released 7 studio albums and one collaborative album in seven (7) years.
Olamide has sold-out international concerts in London, Liverpool, Birmingham, Canada, Manchester, Dublin, Cyprus, Malaysia, Dubai, South Africa , as well as a Five city USA tour in 2016. Olamide is the first and only Nigerian rapper to have an independent sold out concert at the Eko Hotel Convention Centre Lagos; one of the biggest event venues in Nigeria. This he achieved in 2014, 2015 and 2016 respectively with his concerts; OLIC1, OLIC2 and OLIC3 (OLAMIDE LIVE IN CONCERT).
In 2017, Olamide held his fourth Concert OLIC4 and became the first rapper to hold a stadium concert in Lagos, with a crowd of over 12,000 people in attendance.
His success in the entertainment industry has earned him several nominations and awards including Best Indigenous Artist, Nigeria Entertainment Award (NEA), Best Rap Album and Album of the Year, Headies 2013, Best Street Hip hop Artiste Nigeria Music Video Awards, Most Gifted West Channel O Music Video Awards, Best Male Artiste In Africa AFRIMA