Nigerian Rapper Olamide Achieves Billboard Success Akin to Fela Kuti with “Unruly” Album

Nigerian Rapper Olamide Achieves Billboard Success Akin to Fela Kuti with “Unruly” Album


In a groundbreaking achievement that mirrors the legacy of the late Fela Kuti, Nigerian rap icon Olamide has attained remarkable success on the prestigious Billboard charts with his latest album “Unruly.”

This accomplishment marks a monumental milestone for Nigerian music, as Olamide becomes the second artist from the nation, after Fela Kuti, to achieve such extraordinary recognition on the global stage.

A New Chapter in Nigerian Music History

With the eagerly awaited launch of his tenth studio album “Unruly,” Olamide has etched his name into the annals of music history.

By accomplishing a feat that no other Nigerian artist has managed before, he secured a noteworthy position on the Billboard World Albums Chart, a distinction previously only held by the legendary Fela Kuti.

This accomplishment signifies a turning point in Olamide’s journey as a rapper and a prominent figure in the music industry.


Olamide’s Trailblazing Journey

Olamide’s journey to this historic accomplishment has been marked by dedication, innovation, and unwavering commitment to his craft.

His album “Unruly” stands as a testament to his artistry and vision, propelling him to an elite echelon of musical exports from Nigeria.

Setting Records Across Borders

The impact of Olamide’s achievement transcends borders.

His album not only resonated deeply within Nigeria but also resonated internationally, capturing the attention of listeners across the United States and the United Kingdom.

The album achieved the highest ranking for a Nigerian rap album on Apple Music charts in these countries.


Furthermore, Olamide secured another record with the highest debut of a Nigerian rap album on Spotify, cementing his position as a trailblazer in the global music scene.

In conclusion, Olamide’s album “Unruly” has not only solidified his status as a rap legend but has also etched his name alongside the revered Fela Kuti as a pioneer in achieving remarkable success on the Billboard charts.

This accomplishment is a testament to his artistry, dedication, and lasting impact on the world of music.

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