Ahmed Ololade popularly known as Asake or Mr Money, is a Nigerian Afrobeat singer, songwriter, and performer. Asake is noted for the use of backing vocals in his music.
Which university did Asake attend?
The 28-year-old studied dramatic arts at Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria. Asek released his freestyle “Lady” in the year 2020, the song went viral and introduced him to music fans.
The song “Lady” became so popular that it attracted the attention of Nigerian influencers and celebrities such as Sydney Talker, Nastyblack, and Broda Shaggy.
Asake often uses uptempo Afro and Amapiano-styled production. Some listeners have also described his style as similar to fuji because of his singing in Yoruba and his use of slang in his songs.
Asake won Break Out Artist of the Year at 2022 All Africa Music Awards and was nominated as the Best African Music Act at the 2022 MOBO Awards, which marked his first international award nomination.