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Ahmed Ololade (born 13 January 1995), known professionally as Asake, is a Nigerian Afrobeats singer and songwriter.[1][2] He is signed to YBNL Nation and Empire Distribution.[3][4] His stage name pays homage to his mother, whose first name is Asake.[5]

On 3 February 2023, Asake was announced by Audiomack alongside Kizz Daniel, Snazzy the Optimist and 1ucid as the top trending and most streamed artistes.[6][7]

Asake studied Dramatic Arts at Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria. Although he had been releasing music since 2018, his musical career progressed further in 2020 when he released the single “Mr. Money”.[8] A remix with Zlatan and Peruzzi followed. He broke out in the industry when he released the 2020 single “Lady”. Olamide signed Asake to YBNL Records in February 2022.[9] That same month he released his debut extended play, Ololade, which featured his breakthrough song “Omo Ope” featuring Olamide. A second single from the EP, “Sungba”, was remixed a month later with a read more