Olamide Makes History as the First Nigerian Rapper to Earn Grammy Award Nomination, Sparks Reaction from Celebrities


The entertainment world is buzzing with excitement as YBNL CEO and rapper Olamide clinches the title of the first and only Nigerian rapper to secure a Grammy Award nomination. Olamide’s stellar recognition comes in the form of a nomination for Best African Music Performance, attributed to his collaborative track with Asake titled “Amapiano.” The Recording Academy recently unveiled the full list of nominees for the 66th edition of the Grammy Awards, slated for February 2024.

In an outpouring of support, fellow rapper Reminisce expressed his congratulations to Olamide on social media, quoting a post that officially announced the remarkable Grammy nod. The Nigerian music industry and fans alike are rallying behind Olamide, celebrating this historic moment in his illustrious career.

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