Asake Biography: Net Worth Age, Songs , Age , Videos & Girlfriend
Ahmed Ololade Asake, who is now known by the stage name Asake, is a fast-growing Nigerian Afrobeat and Afropop singer, songwriter, social media personality, and musician.
After posting his freestyle video/song on his Instagram account titled “Lady” in 2020, Ololade rose to the limelight. Since then, he has grown into an Afropop and Afrobeat singer, who many young and up-and-coming artists look up to for the work they aspire to produce in the industry.
Today, we will be taking a thorough look at his biography, early childhood, career, girlfriend, songs, awards, social media handles, net worth, age, and other minor things we feel you need to know about him.
Legally born as Ahmed Ololade Asake on an undisclosed date and month in the late 1990s to the middle-class family of Mr. and Mrs. Ahmed in one of the South-Western states in Nigeria, Ahmed Ololade is who we now know as Asake.
Although we were able to gather that he was born on the 13th of January, we could not gather details of his exact year of birth. What’s more, we gathered that he was born and raised in Lagos State, Nigeria.
Asake Educational Background
Ahmed Ololade had his basic education — primary school and secondary school — in schools in Lagos State. Therein, he studied and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and his West African Examination Certificate.
Upon obtaining his basic education certifications, he proceeded to the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State. As it were, he studied and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre and Performing Arts.
According to our findings, Asake started his career in the Nigerian music industry and by extension the entertainment industry, in January 2020 after his freestyle video/song went viral on the internet.
Mainly, Nigerian popular figures including Tunde Ednut, Sydney Talker, Broda Shaggi, NastyBlaq, and a few others reposted his freestyle video on their social media accounts. This, as it were, gave Ahmed visibility and attention which aided his current record boss to notice him.
While it is a known fact that Ahmed Ololade Asake made his breakthrough into the limelight in 2020, he started his career in the music industry in December 2019. As it were, Nigerian comedian and singer, Broda Shaggi, featured him in his 2019 song titled ‘Star.’
Before getting a feature in Broda Shaggi’s song, Star, Broda had featured Ahmed in a handful of his comedy videos. After releasing his hit song Lady in January 2020, Ahmed released another song titled “Mr. Money” that same year.
Side by side, the YBNL Nation boss — popular Nigerian Afrobeat singer and producer, Olamide, welcomed Asake to his record label, YBNL Nation, on the 8th of February 2022.
Releasing his debut EP tagged, “Ololade Asake,” with 4 solid tracks on the 8th of February 2022, one of Asake’s songs from his debut EP titled “Omo Ope” featuring Olamide went viral and topped the Nigerian Apple Music chart as the No. 1 song in February 2022.
Nickname, Stage Name, Real Name
According to the collective research of our team of writers, were able to gather that Mr. Money is Ahmed’s nickname — he got this nickname from his 2020 song titled “Mr. Money.”
On another note, Asake is his stage or professional name while Ahmed Ololade Asake is his real name or birth-given name.
Well, Ahmed is very private when it comes to sharing details of his private life. Pointedly, he has continued to keep details of his romantic life away from the internet and so we can not say that he is single or dating at the time.
Asake Songs, Features
Since he started his career in the Nigerian music industry in 2019, Asake has featured on many artists’ songs. Similarly, he has released a handful of his own songs — these are some of his songs and features, arranged in no particular order of importance:
Medusa · 2020
Los Angeles (feat. Queen Shi) · 2021
Shanor · 2020
rapper roast · 2021
GEGETI · 2020
Mr. Money (Remix) · 2021
Peace Be Unto You (PBUY) · 2022
Body · 2020
Star (Broda Shaggi ft. Asake)
when i met you · 2021
Ayeeza · 2022
Playboy · 2022
Omo Opecosmic love · 2022
Kanipe · 2019
Lady · 2020
Don’t Hype Me · 2021
Yan Yan · 2021
Which Label is Asake Signed Under?
As we pointed out earlier, Ahmed Ololade is signed under the YBNL Nation record label.
As with his dedication and commitment to his craft since his rise to the limelight, Ahmed Ololade Asake has been recognized on different occasions by Awarding agencies. In no particular order of importance, these are some of his awards thus:
Mon Cheri won The City People Music Award for Best Collabo of the Year 2020
Mr. Money won the City People Music Award for Popular Song of the Year 2020
City People Music Awards for Street Music of the Year 2020 Nomination
Social Media Handles
The Nigerian Afrobeat and Afro-pop singer is on all social media platforms with the username @AsakeMusic. He is on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and Facebook under this username, you may want to follow him on either of those to stay in touch with him on a more personal level.
Is Asake Gay?
No, Asake is sexually straight. Oh, and dear, he talks more about the love he has for ’em girls in his songs than he talks about guys.
At the time we last updated and published this article on our website, AWA9JA, Ahmed’s net worth was estimated to be between $100k thousand and $300k thousand.
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