Olamide, Zlatan and Fireboy are among several celebrities set to entertain Lagosians and the world at the upcoming end of the year festival which the organizers, the Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture tagged “Greater Lagos 2020.”
According to the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts & Culture, Mrs. Olufunke Adebolu, Greater Lagos 2020 will feature micro-events in 5 locations in Lagos State.
The locations are Ikeja in Agege Stadium on December 25, the grand opening in Eko Atlantic City, Ikorodu inside the Town Hall on December 26, Badagry in Badagry Grammar School on December 27, Epe inside the Youth Centre on December 28, Lagos Island at the Eko Atlantic December 29.
The Grand finale on New Year Eve will hold simultaneously in all aforementioned venues on December 31st.
Are you ready to turn up?
Olamide Adedeji (born 15 March 1989), known by his stage name Olamide but popularly called Olamide Baddo or BaddoSneh, is a Nigerian hip hop recording artist. He records mostly in Yoruba, his native tongue. In 2011, he released his debut studio album Rapsodi while signed to Coded Tunes. YBNL, his follow-up album, was released under his label imprint YBNL Nation. The album was supported by the singles “First of All”, “Voice of the Street”, “Stupid Love”, and “Ilefo Illuminati”. On 7 November 2013, he released his third studio album Baddest Guy Ever Liveth. The album’s singles include “Durosoke” and “Yemi My Lover”. On 17 July 2013, Olamide became the first Nigerian to sign an endorsement deal with Cîroc.
Olamide has been nominated and won several music awards, including multiple Nigeria Entertainment Awards and The Headies Awards. In 2014 Chiori Daniel Cole a rep of Achievas Entertainment Limited and Right Entertanment now known as TEC started the movement to see him hold his first ever concert, OLIC (OLAMIDE LIVE IN CONCERT) which was one of the biggest live concerts in Nigeria. He is the first person to sell out the Eko Convention Center, for three consecutive years 2014, 2015, 2016 and in 2018 However, before he moved to the secular musical world, he was a talented gospel singer in his Church. In 2017 he sold out the Teslim Balogun Stadium holding over 12000 persons. He has also sold out the Eventim Apollo of 5000 capacity, He also sold out his Culture Tour alongside Phyno at the building six in The O2 Arena in 2017.
Olamide was born in Bariga, Lagos State on the 15th of March, 1989. In 2000, he decided to pursue a career in music. When asked why music, he said: “I found out I was gifted in it so I had to explore it. It’s my life, my hustle, my world”. In 2010, Olamide released ‘Eni Duro’ under the Coded Tunes record label which he was signed unto at the time. The song received nationwide critical acclaim and instantly shot Olamide to limelight. In 2010, Olamide performed at The Hip Hop World Awards. He studied at Tai Solarin University of Education. In 2011, he released his debut studio album titled Rapsodi.
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