Sensational singer, Olamide Adedeji popularly known as Badoo has disclosed some of the challenges he has while growing up and how his family could barely afford 3 square meals daily.
According to the father of two in an interview with The Guardian UK, , he grew up in the ghetto and 3 square meals daily was a big deal to his family.
Speaking further, the Eni Duro crooner said that the difficulties he had growing up motivated his hustle because he wanted to experience something different.
“Surviving was hard. Bariga was not far from the other slums you see across the world, from Mumbai to New York and London – life in the ghetto is almost always the same everywhere.
There were days when being able to afford three square meals was a big deal for my family. All of that motivated me to hustle hard – I wanted to see the whole world and experience different cultures from what I grew up seeing.” The 32-year-old said.
KFN recalls that Olamide was born in Bariga, Lagos State, on the 15th of March, 1989. He is the second of the three children of Pa Adedeji and his second wife, Ronke Osisanya Adedeji. Olamide has two siblings, TemmyGold and Eniola Olamilekan (who is also known as DJ Enimoney).
Olamide started his career when he released the debut single, “Eni Duro,” in 2010. In the same year, he performed at The Hip Hop World Awards. He studied mass communication at Tai Solarin University but dropped out due to financial problems.
Adedeji is married to Adebukunmi Aisha Suleiman. They have two boys together, Maximilian Boluwatife and Tunrepin Myles. Olamide allegedly had a love child with Maria Okanrende, who was then working with Beat F.M.The name of the child is Asaiah Monife Maria