“How Olamide inspires me” – American rapper, Wale
Nigerian-American rapper, Wale says he looks up to rapper Olamide Adedeji – the rapper, real name Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, said Olamide is one of the most dynamic writers he has come across.
He also described the YBNL record label founder as a “fast worker” who is very talented. The rapper made this known in an interview with Okay-Africa, saying
“he’s(Olamide) one of the fastest workers and one of the most dynamic writers I know in any genre. “He’s very, very talented. I look up to him a lot in that sense.”
When asked about his relationship with Davido, he said:
“I’ve known him for a long time.
I think I met him in DC several years ago. We just always stayed in contact with each other. “Obviously, Davido is in a different city every two days, maybe another country every two days. We always stay in touch. Any time we’re close, we always link up.”
Wale, who recently joined Warner Records, disclosed that Davido, Wizkid, Phyno and Olamide will be on his upcoming project.
“You’re always going to see Davido and me together. I just did a song with Phyno. Even Kwesta and Sampha, I got love for South Africa. I spread it.”
In 2017, Wale teamed up with Olamide and Davido for a single titled ‘Fine Girl’.