Olamide was born in Bariga, Lagos State where he decided to pursue a career in music. When asked why music, he said:
“I found out I was gifted in it so I had to explore it. It’s my life, my hustle, my world”
In 2010, Olamide released ‘Eni Duro’ under the Coded Tunes record label which he was signed unto at the time. The song received nationwide critical acclaim and instantly shot Olamide to limelight
He studied at Tai Solarin University of Education.