Musician Ahmed Ololade, better known by his stage name Asake, was born on January 13, 1995. Millions of people who listen to Afrobeats like his music because of his incredible voice and memorable lyrics.
His breakthrough came with the release of his song “Lady” in 2020. After being discovered by YBNL Records boss Olamide, he shot to fame. Mr. Money was another song that helped him stand out more.
His first EP, titled Ololade Asake, was a commercial success all over the world, and it was published. When it comes to Street Pop and Afrofusion, he is a major player.
Asake Music, aka Ahmed Ololade Asake, is a rising star from the southwest of Nigeria who also happens to be a talented singer and composer.
After the release of his viral track Lady, he gained widespread attention from both mainstream media outlets and A-list celebrities. The Lady singer from Nigeria had to repost his freestyle by artists such as Sydney Talker, Tunde Ednut, NastyBlaq, Broda Shaggi, and numerous more.
Early Life & Education
The Ololades welcomed their son Asake into the world on January 13, 1995. His parents planned a naming ceremony to honor his arrival into the world days after he was born. Ahmed Ololade was the name officially bestowed to him.
As a Yoruba, he is originally from that part of Nigeria. He and his family are native to Nigeria, namely to the metropolis of Lagos. He was born into a Muslim family and raised as a Muslim. His mom was a teacher and his dad was an entrepreneur while he was growing up.
Asake started his career in the creative sphere as a dancer. When he was a kid, he was into dancing and he was extremely excellent at it. Cultural dance was his forte, and he’d spend his off time perfecting his technique. As a high school student, he performed on school occasions, delighting his schoolmates and staff members with enthusiastic traditional dances. The moniker “Asake” was given to him because of his dancing.
Asake’s fondness for music was matched only by his enthusiasm for dance. He had a beautiful singing voice and would often perform songs he had written or renditions of famous tunes to the delight of his friends and classmates.
So that he could be a more complete performer, he chose to include singing in his dance. In his spare time, he
So that he could be a more complete performer, he chose to include singing into his dance. He also played drums in the school band as a hobby.
Asake, a singer from the Yoruba tribe, was born in the late 1990s. He was born in a town in southwest Nigeria.
The gifted musician spent most of his upbringing in Lagos State. Even though he’s been making music since he was a teenager, Asake has just recently begun to make a name for himself in Nigeria.
He earned his degree in theater and performance from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife, Osun State.
When Asake first began making music, he was only a kid. He would often post new freestyles on his various social media accounts.
In 2015, Asake made the decision to pursue music as a career. The popularity of artists like Olamide, Davido, Wizkid, 9ice, and Wande Coal inspired him to enter the Afrobeats scene and create music with an Afrofusion sound. To set himself apart from other musicians, he combines elements of hip hop, amapiano, R&B, and the fuji sound.
To begin, he was a member of Broda Shaggi’s band, singing backing at various events and gigs across the nation. 2019 saw the release of his song Star, a collaboration with Broda Shaggi. The success of the single exposed his ability to a wider audience. Boosted by his victory, he dropped Lady in January of 2020. Multiple social media personalities shared the track on their sites, and video producers licensed the song for use in their productions, propelling it to the top of the charts and making it a viral sensation.
The popularity of Lady allowed Asake to release Mr. Money, one of the most popular songs of 2020. He was dubbed “Mr. Money” when the song became a hit.
Omo Ope, Asake’s first song, was released the same year (2022). The tune quickly spread around the web. And this time it was heard by Olamide, a hip hop artist and executive. The track captivated the elder musician, so he decided to record a verse for it. Soon after, Olamide met with Asake and proposed signing him to the YBNL label. Asake accepted YBNL’s invitation and soon became one of the team. On February 8, 2022, he was introduced as YBNL’s newest member.
A short time later, Asake released his self-titled EP. Omo Ope, Sungba, Trabaye, and Baba God are four of the most popular songs on the album. In February of 2022, he participated in a live session hosted by Glitch Africa and played “Baba God.”
He worked on the Sungba remix alongside Grammy winner Burna Boy. The single debuted on March 28, 200, and has since spent numerous weeks at the top of the charts.
On DJ Spinall’s track Palazzo, he was a guest performer. On May 13, 2022, the single was officially released. TG Omori filmed and directed the music video for the track.
With “Peace Be Unto You,” released on June 16, 2022, he topped the charts (PBUY). Critics were mostly positive, and fans have streamed the song hundreds of times.
In 2020, Grace discovered him when one of his freestyles called “Lady” was reposted by several A-list celebs across various online platforms and became popular. Recordings of the freestyle, with Blaque Beats listed as the producer, became viral as soon as they were released.
Broda Shaggi, Sydney Talker, and many more helped boost the song’s popularity with dance and remix videos. Lady by Asake, who performed at the event, had a significant increase in its listenership as a result of the turnout.
- Palazzo (featured by DJ Spinall)
- Peace Be Unto You (PBUY)
- Mr. Money With The Vibe
- Mr Money
- Gbale Lo
- Baba God
- African Something
- Sungba Ft. Burna Boy
- Omo Ope Remix (featuring Olamide)
- Reason (feat. Russ)
Asake lives in a luxurious apartment complex in Lekki, Lagos, and is known for his collection of expensive cars and other exotic vehicles. Asake de-stresses by participating in sporting activities such as tennis, football, and snooker when he is not busy making music or performing at performances. In addition to that, he devotes a significant portion of his day to listen to music performed by other musicians.
The singer is not involved in a personal relationship at this time, and the specifics of his past relationships are not known to the general public. He strives to maintain an ever-positive outlook, which serves him well in his musical endeavors. In his spare time, he enjoys going to exotic locations and meeting people from all walks of life.
Asake is not even close to being married, and he neither has a girlfriend nor a husband nor a wife.
He has a strong affinity for musical expression. Olamide’s YBNL Nation record label is the home for Asake’s discography.
Awards and Nominations
- Mon Cheri won The City People Music Award for Best Collabo of the Year 2020
- Mr. Money won the City People Music Award for Popular Song of the Year 2020
- City People Music Awards for Street Music of the Year 2020 Nomination
Asake‘s net worth is estimated to be US$200,000 to US$500,000.
Cars And Houses
Asake owns a mansion and a fleet of cars, including Benz and Range Rovers.
He has over 865k followers on Instagram and over 88k followers on Twitter.
- Instagram: @AsakeMusic
- Twitter: @AsakeMusic
- TikTok: @AsakeMusic
- Phone Number: 08064985930
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