Ahmed Ololade
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Updated: May 11, 2023

Birth Name: Ahmed Ololade

Nickname: Asake

Birth Date: Late 90s

Occupation(s): Singer, Songwriter

Genre: Afropop

Years Active: 2020

Record Label: YBNL

Net Worth: Currently Unknown


Personal Life

Ahmed Ololade aka Asake is an Afropop and Afrobeat musician who was born in the late 1990s and brought up by Yoruba parents in Lagos, Nigeria.

He studied Theater & Performing arts at the esteemed Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, where he had his degree.

He rose to prominence in 2020 after his freestyle “Lady” went viral, eliciting a tremendous response from several prominent internet influencers such as Broda Shaggi, Sydney Talker, NastyBlaq, and others.

Immediately the freestyle went viral, it was recorded with the production credited to Blaque Beats. Then later in 2020, he released “Mr Money” another viral hit that topped charts and airwaves and was a popular Tik-Tok tune.

On January 11, 2022, Asake collaborated with rapper Olamide to release his chart-topping single 'Omo Ope' while the music video dropped on February 16, 2022.

Asake was officially signed to Olamide-owned record label YBNL in February 2022.

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News about Asake

Tinubu’s Inauguration: Asake, Fireboy DML, Wande Coal, Perform At Concert [Videos]

A star-studded line-up of singers including Asake, Fireboy DML, Timaya, Naira Marley, Pasuma, B...

WATCH: Asake, Olamide’s ‘Amapiano’ Music Video Drops

The official music video for ‘Amapiano’, the latest track by the buzzing singer Asake an...

Asake, Olamide Fuse Musical Powers In ‘Amapiano’

Nigerian artiste Asake has joined forces with his YBNL boss Olamide for a vibrant Amapiano single ap...

Asake Set To Headline O2 Arena Concert

Nigerian singer Asake has revealed the official date for his headline concert at the renowned O2 Are...

#TimelessConcert: Moment Davido Made Asake Perform [Video]

One of the artistes who graced Afrobeats singer Davido’s Timeless Concert was YBNL's linch...

Why Yoruba Is So Important To Me — Asake [Video]

Nigerian singer, songwriter, and performer, Asake has revealed the significance of the Yoruba l...

DJ Cuppy Wants To Be Asake’s Backup Singer

Nigerian musician Florence Otedola aka DJ Cuppy has expressed her interest in becoming one of t...

Blaqbonez Calls Out Industry Heavyweights For Copying His Release Dates [Video]

Blaqbonez, the Nigerian rapper and self-proclaimed ‘Best Rapper in Africa’, has taken to...

P. Priime Shares How Fireboy, Asake’s ‘Bandana’ Was Made

Nigerian music producer, P. Priime, has recently shared the backstory of how the hit song ‘Ban...

Actor Jigan Babaoja Threatens To Sue Singer Mohbad

Actor Jigan Babaoja has threatened to sue singer Mohbad for disparaging him in his song. In ...

Actor Jigan Babaoja Reacts To Asake's Song [Video]

Actor Jigan Babaoja has reacted to the use of his leg deformity in a song by singer Asake. Jigan ...

Asake Blesses Fans With Audio, Video Of ‘2:30’

Nigerian street-pop sensation Asake has returned with a brand-new song ‘2:30’, which is ...

How Long It Took To Collaborate With Olamide — DJ Spinall [Video]

DJ Spinall recently featured rapper and YBNL boss, Olamide on the song ‘Bunda’ but doing...

Simi Reacts To Asake's Performers On Tonight Show

Simi has reacted to her  Asake's performance on The Tonight Show. Asake made his America...

Simi Reacts To Asake’s Performance On The Tonight Show

Nigerian singer and songwriter Simi has praised rising star Asake for his recent performance on The ...

VIDEO: Asake Delivers Impressive Medley Of ‘Yoga’, ‘Organize’ On The Tonight Show

Asake, the buzzing Nigerian singer and songwriter, wowed audiences with his impressive medley perfor...

Reactions Trail Asake’s Song ‘Yoga’

Asake released his first single of the year ‘Yoga’, which was quite different from the s...

Intellectual Theft: Blackface Explains Why He Deserves To Be Recognised [Video]

Blackface has explained why he deserves to be recognised on Asake's hit song, 'Joha'...

Asake Infuses Cultural Elements In New Single ‘Yoga’ [Video]

Picking up from where he dropped off in 2022, Asake ushered in the New Year with the single ‘Y...

Fans React To Snippet Of Asake’s New Single ‘Yoga’

Fans of Asake are elated after the singer announced that his first single of the year titled ‘...

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