US Radio Station Plays Olamide's New Single And He ReactedOlamide how about the international recognition?
The YBNL boss, who is one of the most consistent and versatile rappers on the Nigerian music scene, but doesn't fancy going international has cemented gotten his first taste of the international exposure.
On Sunday, the hits-maker got major thumbs up for his music when US-based frontline radio station located in New York City, Power 105.1 FM, blessed the American airwaves with Olamide’s brand new single – Pepper Dem Gang, off his 6th studio album ‘ The Glory’.
The hot new jam was played by DJ Norie on Sunday during the Power 105.1 Big Up show.
The excited Olamide took to Instagram to share the great news with a video.
“This is major as f*ck !!! I appreciate 😇 .. Last night on @Power1051 NYC Pepper dem gang got played out. Thank u @djnorie. #PepperDemGang.”
This event more than anything is an indication that the father of one’s music has gone mainstream even in the West and his fanbase/sphere of influence is extending beyond Africa.
Olamide who has put in alot of work that is big enough for him to break into the international market and has often reiterated that he’ll never pay for an international collaboration since his mentor, Fela Anikulapo- Kuti never did, his undeniable hardwork and large doze of confidence will ensure he gets whats due him.