Who is Asake?
Asake is a Nigerian singer, entertainer, and songwriter. He is an Afro-fusion singer whose genre involves a mix of Afro-pop, Amapiano, Afro-R&B, and Fuji to produce anthem-like melodies. Asake is known for his hit songs like “Sungba”, “Palazzo”, “Peace Be Unto You” and “Trabaye”.
Asake’s childhood and parents
Asake’s full name is Ahmed Ololade. He was born on January 13, 1995, in Lagos State to his parents Mr and Mrs Ololade. His parents are Muslims from the South-Western part of Nigeria. As of 2022, Asake is 27 years old. His father is reportedly a Lagos-based businessman, while his mother works as a teacher.
Information about Asake’s siblings is not known at this time. It is not yet clear if Asake is the only child of his parents or if he has brothers and sisters, the number and their ages.
Asake’s education and career
According to reports, Asake is a graduate of Theater and Performing Arts from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State. He started his career as a dancer right from his high school days, specializing in cultural dance. He was also a drummer and a member of his school’s musical band.
How Asake got his name
According to some reports, the “Sungba” crooner earned the moniker “Asake” due to his exceptional dancing skills while in high school.
Asake’s Wiki profile
|State of origin
|Date of birth
|January 13, 1995
|Obafemi Awolowo University
How Asake started his music career
Asake started doing music professionally in 2015 after he became a backup singer for popular skit maker and entertainer Broda Shaggi. He collaborated with Shaggi to release his 2019 single titled “Star”.
Asake gained recognition in January 2020 following the release of his single “Lady”. The song was produced by Blaque Beats and received a lot of social media attention after it was reposted by top social media celebrities like Sydney Talker, Tunde Ednut, and Broda Shaggi.
He dropped another single in the same 2020 titled “Mr Money”, a freestyle he did with Magicsticks. The song once again received massive attention against Asake’s expectations, eventually becoming one of the top trending songs of the year. The song even earned him the nickname “Mr Money”. Despite “Mr Money”‘s success, it was Asake’s other single “Omo Ope” that endeared him to music boss, Olamide. And this would mark the beginning of great things for the singer.
According to Asake, his friend, Yhemolee, had played one of his songs to Olamide. Olamide later invited him to his house and asked if he would like to join the YBNL family. Asake was unveiled as the latest signee of Olamide’s YBNL record label on February 8, 2022. He and Olamide later did a remix of his song “Omo Ope”.
Asake’s debut album
Following the release of his latest single – “Terminator”, Asake disclosed that his much-anticipated debut studio album titled “Mr Money With the Vibes” will be released on Friday, September 2, 2022.
Asake’s marriage and wedding
As of the time of writing this article, Asake is not married or engaged to anyone. It seems like the hardworking hitmaker is concentrating on building his career and name at this time.
According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Asake is yet to be married and currently does not have a wife.
Asake’s girlfriends and baby mama
Asake has not been open about his romantic engagements. As of the time of publishing this post, Asake has not publicly introduced any lady as his girlfriend. Though he eventually may, the 27-year-old singer also does not currently have a baby mama, as of the time of writing.
As of August 2022, Asake has not fathered any children.
Asake’s net worth
As of 2022, Asake has an estimated net worth of about N80 million.
Asake’s awards and nominations
Asake has earned a couple of awards and nominations within the short time of his music career.
- City People Music Award – Best Collabo for the song “Mon Cheri” – (Won) (2020)
- City People Music Award – Popular Song of the Year – (Won) (2020)
- City People Music Award – Street Music of the Year – (Nominated) (2020)