Olamide v Drake – Who Would You Prefer?

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Speaking of similarities between international music acts and Nigerian music stars, the Drake-Olamide comparison is one that would take listening to songs by both artistes, to understand. Fans of hip-hop music would understand even better, the features common to the music of Drake and Olamide. Both rappers have cultivated the style of infusing pop elements into their rap music and have mastered the art to become best sellers in their different fields.

Olamide is to (Nigerian) indigenous rap, what Drake is to pop style hip-hop. Olamide evolved from being just a rapper into an artist who can deliver a killer rap verse and still put down a powerful hook, a formula that boosts the acceptance of his music and has helped him stay ahead in his niche, just like Drake, whose skill of singing and rapping has made him the toast of the global music community. Its the reason he commands a huge popularity size that transcends that accustomed with rappers.

Just like Olamide is the nearer than other Nigerian rappers, to the realm where the likes of Wizkid and Davido operate; Drake is just as popular as International pop stars, a rare feat for hip-hop artists even in the “capital of hip-hop” – US.

Written by Oluwatobi Ibironke
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    them tell una say na kosewe koseopo na him be rap. metcheeew. abeg drake jwo

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    Olamide raps/sings both in his mother tongue(Yoruba)and sometimes in Igbo, even Hausa. Drake raps/sings only in his mother tongue(English). I stand to be corrected but I have not heard Drake rap in other languages in Canada like French. So for me, OLAMIDE over Drake!

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    God punish ur papa for this post.
    What is Olamide and drake abeg?
    Lame ass dude!

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    Your stupidity is at hosanna level, how can you even compare both of em. Someone really needs to fire this lame ass editor

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    I prefer Olamide over Drake Olamide is a legend in all styles

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    You Guys Just Don’t Know What To Post Again Cuz Why The Hell Would You Compare Olamide To Drake?

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    either yu lyk it or nt Olamide is a legend here in Nigeria,I don’t know of Drake if his a legend or nt..

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    I would choose Drake over Olamide any day, anytime!

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    I would choose olamide any day, anytime!

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    I choose olamide at all time

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    Na thunder go fire the person wey write this thing, imagine olamide of all people

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    plz whu is olamide???

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    Una no even get sense again.

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    how can you compare both? olamidde is just local artist . that he rap and sing in Nigerian language doesn’t make him to be compared to drake. at times many of olamidde music are not understandable by me since I’m igbo. so Drake all day

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    Aba Olamide and Drake, why dont u say smalldoctor and justinbieber foolish pple

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    Dissapointed with this post!

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    Baddo all the way….fuck Drake fuck English….

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    I love both of them.. buh Baddo all the way..???

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    Let’s us be stupid together
    Beyonce VS yemi alade who do you prefer

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    Olamide is no longer a rapper…y calling him a rapper?
    Am a fan of olamide,but u can’t compare him with drake… Wizkid ft drake in 2different songs and drake murdered it 100%. Go check olamide international collaboration with wale I swear u will hate olamide. #thanks

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    that sick rapper called olamide

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    olamide’s raps sucks pls stop comparing a noisemaker to a legendary

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    You people gan

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    What nonsense, even olamide will hate this post
    How will you compare them both… Una no get work oooo rubbish.. olamide Nova blow reach Ghana self you dey compare am with Drake

    Una for compare lagbaja and Jayz na.. oniranu

    #I be correct olamide baddo fan ..but this post na rubbish

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    This editor is mad, why compare the both

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    I prefer your daddy

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    Person wey post dis thing needs medical attention

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    olamide any day anytime.Baba milli himself

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    All dis pple wey dey support drake are very stupid ND lack so many sense, I see most of u dat support drake are igbo, if say na Phyno u fools no go support drake oo, dis is d 1 of d main problem we av in Nigeria, u will be depressing ND underrate everything from ur country, so how Nigeria wan even gud like dat, Olamide is always a legend, ND u can never compare his styles wit drake, it’s obviously different, Olamide his d best,,,, only wat some pple sabi do his to spoil person which is very bad, cuz those kind pple we neva make it in life….

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    Let olamide show me a Grammy den I be willing to oblige to his comparison… 6 god anytime

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    Damn I’m very disappointed ? in this editor why on earth would you compare olamide alongside with drake. Abi olamide won die???

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    y u don’t compare lil kesh and future oni ranu

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    Our own is our own, Drake in dad who in help. Badoo still on top.

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    Badoo is our own abeg

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    I like dat comments from D cole&those anonymous that choose olamide.But for the editor, nextime u don’t compare artists from home&away.1luv brothers

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    this is total nonsense how can u even compare olamide to Drake

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    Olamide is the best he can Rapp in many languages but drake Rapp in English only …. Here is *T-STAR.$* ????.. *ELEVATE.$* ????

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    Olamide is the best he can Rapp in many languages but drake Rapp in English only …. Here is *T-STAR.$* ????.. *ELEVATE.$* ????

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    olamide good but drake good pass

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    nonsense why no compare christ brown and orishe femi who is olamide wea Drake position

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    who among all of you drake don help stupid people we all dey naija shey olamide na omo Canada

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    Naa twos Cos they are understandable, but no how naa my country guy i go choice , Olamide gbayi lo

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    Drake na daddy to olamide. No comparation. I love drake. Olamide……..local rap, smoker

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    drake na boss to olamide

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