Olamide has no doubt been on a hit-roll since 2020 when he announced his international distribution deal with Empire.
In 2021, he dropped one album titled; UY SCUTI, a couple of tracks and collaborations with both young and established acts within the country.
Take a look at Olamide’s best songs of 2021.
Rock was released as a lead single to the UY SCUTI album, and it became an instant hit. It’s calypso vibes wasn’t new as Baddo had tried it once before, but Rock definitely grew wings of its own and established Olamide’s versatility as a op singer.
Julie is another very successful single of the UY SCUTI album. This track quickly became a social media sensation few days after it dropped.
It’s a really dope R&B number, and Olamide definitely outdid himself on this one.
Jailer is another track that came with the UY SCUTI album. On this track, Olamide features a fuss act; Jaywillz, a talented upcoming Nigerian singer and songwriter.
Another dope track on the UY SCUTI album that had the whole country buzzing. This track is a collaboration with upcoming pop star, Fave.
PonPon is a groovy record that bounces off of the good vibes brought by both artists.
Loose it is another dope collaboration between Olamide and record producer Eskeez. It’s a short freestyle but as usual, Olamide brought his A-game to the table.
“Sugar Daddy” by DJ Enimoney
Sugar Daddy is an amapiano joint produced by Eskeez & DJ Enimoney. This track is a collaboration between DJ Enimoney and his brother/label boss.
It’s a sultry number that will keep you playing on repeat. Give it a listen today.
“Entertainer” by DJ Xclusive
DJ Exclusive tries to make a comeback in 2021 with this eclectic collaboration with Olamide and Zanku records artist; Jamopyper.
Both acts bless the track with incredible and catchy flows that keeps the record banging on the streets and enjoying wide rotation on radio.
“Shamanya” by Phenom
Shamanya is another comeback attempt that enlists Baddo’s help. This time it is the former Knighthouse headliner Phenom.
The track is a behemoth of wordplay and catchy rap lines.
“O Nana” by Jamopyper
O Nana is Jamopyper’s second collaboration with Baddo in 2021.
The track was produced by Eskeez, and it’s a perfect blend of Afrobeat, Pop-Dancehall, Amapiano and Rap.
“Omo x 100” by Reminisce
The track became an instant hit both on the streets and on the charts as fans have been anticipating a collaboration between the two street rappers.
“Skelele” by Bad Boy Timz
Every time Bad Boy Timz and Olamide jump on a record together, we already know that a new street anthem is on the way.
Skelele is a dope collaboration, and it was Bad Boy Timz’ second track in 2021 after his 2020 label issues.
“She Knows” by Harrysong
She Knows is a collaboration between Harry Song, Olamide and Fireboy that was released late 2021.
The song is a classic tune produced by Eskeez (eskeezondbeat), a frequent collaborator with Olamide
“Do You Wrong” by Phyno
Rapper Phyno & Olamide came together to drop a nice record in anticipation of Phyno’s next album in November 2021.
The Penthauze had quite a silent 2022, until this track dropped at the end of the year.
“LOML” by Cheque
Cheque is currently the only artist signed to Phyno’s label imprint Penthauze. He broke out with his 2020 hit single Zoom Zoom Zoom.
LOML is a single off Cheque’s debut album, a trap-based record that strongly highlights his sonic range as an artist.
“Zazoo Zehh” by Portable
Baddo definitely had one of the best year closers after Reekado’s splashy comeback with Ozumba Mbadiwe.
Zazoo Zehh is a collaboration with new act on the scene Portable & Poco Lee and it was produced by P.Prime.
“UY Scuti” Album
The UY SCUTI album by Olamide was definitely a mountain of an album. It was one of the most impactful albums of 2021 and it makes us anticipate Baddo’s next and “Final” project titled Unruly. STREAM HERE
Written by AfrobeatsMerije.
Bisi-Taiwo Chukwumerije is a blood-bound Nigerian writer & Music Executive.
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