“Olamide agreed to sign me after two years of begging” – Asake

In a recent interview with Hip TV, Asake—who joined the YBNL family in 2022—made the disclosure.

Nigerian singer, Ahmed Ololade, well known as Asake, has revealed that before YBNL boss Olamide,consented to sign him, he pleaded with him for about two years.

The “Peace Be Unto You” crooner claimed that Olamide invited him to his house one day at random and asked whether he would want to be on his record label, which he accepted right away.

The Afrobeats phenomenon claimed that while the native rapper advised him to see a lawyer and carefully review the conditions of the agreement, he was too thrilled and signed right away.

Asake said,

“Before he [Olamide] signed me, I’ve been begging Baddo [Olamide] since 2020 to sign me. One day, I got to his house, then he asked me… This part burst my head. This is how he signed me. He said, ‘How are you, Asake?’ I said I’m fine. And he asked me, ‘Would you like to join YBNL?’

You don’t understand, for somebody you look up to, somebody you respect, somebody you’ve been longing to see, to ask you that question. I told him that I’m ready. He said, ‘Go and think about it. Go and look for a lawyer.’ I said, ‘Baba, sign me now now now. I don’t want any lawyer. Because I love the [YBNL] family so much even from afar.”

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