Nigerian singer and rapper, Dotman has been away from the music scene for sometime for reasons unknown to us. Nevertheless, the 808 Recordz frontman returns to the music with his first official 2021 single titled ‘Drunk In Love’, an Amapiano inspired song featuring prolific Nigerian DJ, DJ Neptune.
Listen to ‘Drunk In Love’ below.
Olatunji Oladotun Alade (born in c. 1993 in Ogun State, Nigeria), popularly known as Dotman, is a Nigerian singer, rapper, performer and the CEO of 808 Recordz. He is most famous for his hit singles “Akube”, “My Woman”, “Afro Girl” and “Omoge”.
Olatunji Oladotun Alade was born in Agosasa, Ipokia, Ogun State, Nigeria and is a member of the Yoruba ethnic group in South-Western Nigeria. He attended Abeokuta Grammar School and studied at the University of Lagos (degree in Physics Education). Inspired by artistes like King Sunny Ade, Fela Kuti, Akon, 9ice and Da Grin, he credits the start of his music career to him winning a rap competition at the University of Lagos.
In 2016, he was featured on TooXclusive’s “Artistes To Watch in 2017 and Vibe.ng’s “7 Breakthrough Acts To Watch Out For in 2017. In January 2017, Dotman performed at Big Brother Naija’s Live Eviction Show in South Africa.
In 2020, Dotman was signed to the music label Labo Entertainment which is a subsidiary of Labo Group owned by Nigerian entrepreneur Olabisi Akanbi.
In May 2021, After spending a year with the label, Dotman returns to the role of a CEO pushing his craft forward with his record label.