The State of California has recently honored Olamide and his boys, Asake and Fireboy, for their contributions to music and uplifting other African artists, singers, and producers.
This recognition was initiated by Matt Haney, who wrote a commendation on behalf of the State of California and Assembly District 17, praising the trio’s tremendous creativity, talent, and accomplishments in setting worldwide trends in Afrobeats music.
Olamide, Asake, and Fireboy are all members of the YBNL record label, which is one of the most prominent labels in Nigeria’s music industry. YBNL, which stands for “Yahoo Boy No Laptop,” was founded by Olamide in 2012 and has since grown to become a major player in the African music scene. The label has produced several hits and discovered many talents, including Fireboy and Asake.
Olamide, also known as Baddo, is a Nigerian rapper, singer, and songwriter. He has released several albums, including “Rapsodi,” “Baddest Guy Ever Liveth,” and “Lagos Nawa.” He is known for his unique blend of Yoruba and English lyrics, which has endeared him to fans both in Nigeria and beyond. He has won several awards, including the Headies Awards, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, and City People Entertainment Awards.
Asake, on the other hand, is a fast-rising Nigerian artist who recently gained global recognition for his hit song “Mr Money.” The song has been streamed millions of times on various platforms and has earned him collaborations with other top Nigerian artists. He is known for his unique voice and style, which has endeared him to fans both in Nigeria and beyond.
Fireboy, also known as Fireboy DML, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He gained prominence in 2019 with his hit song “Jealous,” which became an instant hit and earned him several award nominations. He has since released several other hits, including “Scatter,” “Vibration,” and “Tattoo.” He has won several awards, including the Headies Awards, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, and African Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.
The commendation from the State of California is a testament to the trio’s hard work, dedication, and impact on the music industry. It is also an encouragement for other artists to pursue their passions and make a positive impact on the world. As the Afrobeats genre continues to gain global recognition, it is important to recognize and honor those who have contributed to its growth and development.
In conclusion, Olamide, Asake, and Fireboy‘s contributions to Afrobeats music have earned them a well-deserved recognition from the State of California. Their creativity, talent, and accomplishments have set worldwide trends in Afrobeats music and brought joy and recognition to the state. We congratulate them on this well-deserved honor and wish them continued success in their endeavors.