One of the most famous and successful rap artists in Nigeria, Olamide, made a lot of his fans jubilant with the two long-awaited events: the release of his next album, «The Glory», and his live performance codenamed «Olic 3» that stands for Olamide Live In Concert.
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Olamide is undoubtedly one of Nigeria’s most prominent rappers of 2016 and he continues to hold this position.
Olamide became famous after his super hit “Eni-Duro” was released in 2011 and later he released other tracks that took the top positions in different charts.
In 2014 the rapper started a tradition to please his fans with a yearly concert, OLIC.
«The Glory» album
Olamide’s 6th studio album “THE GLORY” was released on the 26th of December, same day as his OLIC3 concert was held. The “Glory” is Olamide’s 5th album in 5 years and a follow up to his previous album, Eyan Mayweather.
According to Olamide, the “Glory” will be core hip-hop but it will be quite different from his singles written mostly in a pop style. He posted on his Instagram:
“#TheGlory… drops on 26th of December the #OLIC3 day…. sorry for the wait… this is dedicated to the Day1 fans, Rap Music…”.
The composition “Badoo” that Olamide styled himself reached his over 1.5 million hyping and happy followers on Instagram.
The album features 1 bonus single and 15 songs that are enjoyed by such musicians as Wande Coal, Phyno, Burna Boy, So Sick, Akuchi, Davolee’ and producer Sossick.
The album was produced by YBNL producers Pheelz and Young John.
Check out Olamide the glory album released on the 26 th of December.
Olic 3 concert
Olamide’s third Live In Concert (OLIC 3) was held at the Convention Centre of the Eko Hotels and Suites, in Victoria Island, Lagos.
This is what Olamide said about his live concert to his fans:
“My fans will find out something about me they have never experienced before. I’m super-prepared to come into history on Boxing Day. I will make this concert the talking point for several years all over Africa!!!”.
Numerous celebrities came by to support the star as he was singing various hits non-stop on Monday, 26th of December, at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos.
The celebrities included even the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode as well as Faithia Balogun, Moet Abebe, Maria Okan, Folu Storms, DJ Nana, Titilope Sonuga, Kemismallz, Asisat Oshoala, Eniola Badmus, DJ Cuppy, Iyabo Ojo, Mercy Aigbe-Gentry, ?t?.
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