Having maintained music industry relevance for about a decade, Nigerian superstar rapper and label boss, Olamide flew into the ‘Top Ten on Rolling Stone’s Breakthrough 25 chart‘ via a Carpe Diem flight.
Olamide’s Carpe Diem album was reported to have amazed a total stream of 85 million and this recent success boosted the YBNL boss into the Top Ten on Rolling Stone’s Breakthrough 25 chart, which connotes that Olamide’s popularity is growing exponentially in the U.S
Baddo as he is also referred to have been responsible for the success for several artists such as Lil Kesh, Adekunle Gold, Fireboy DML and others via the establishment of his record label ‘YBNL’ which he founded in 2012. Earlier in the year, Olamide announced that YBNL entered into a distribution deal with the U.S company Empire, the latest in a series of alignments between American and Nigerian music companies.
The Rolling Stone breakthrough 25 chart comprises of fast-rising artists of the month within the U.S music industry and Olamide was spotted on number 5 with a unit growth of 7.1M. The increase in chart number is solely on the artist unit growth.