The Reason I Began Signing New Artists, Olamide (See more)

Miclenz Kimbiblog
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Olamide, a rapper from Nigeria, claims he founded his record company, YBNL, to sign up fresh artists and as a means to give back to the neighborhood.

He revealed this in an interview with Ebro Darden of Apple Music.

“I just started to accumulate money, and the money was getting to be too much for me,” he claimed. Yo, I don’t know what I’m going to do with all this cash, mehn, I need to sign new players. You know, let me spend money on people.

“It is just like my own little way of giving back to the community.”

Olamide’s YBNL Nation is home to some of the hottest generational afrobeats artistes in the country; Fireboy DML, and Asake.

More so, the label has housed some of the best brains in the industry like, Lil Kesh, Adekunle Gold, Pheelz, Young Jonn and many more.


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