Nigerian artists Olamide and Asake have received their first-ever Grammy nominations, making them the first African rapper and the first Nigerian artist to be nominated in the Best African Music Performance category, respectively.
Olamide received his nomination for his collaboration with Asake on the song “Amapiano.” Asake, who has only been in the music industry for two years, received his nomination for his solo song “Sungba.”
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The Grammy nominations are a major achievement for both artists, and they are a testament to their hard work and dedication. They are also a sign of the growing global recognition of African music.
Olamide has been a pioneer in the Nigerian music industry for over a decade. He is known for his catchy songs and his ability to blend different genres of music, including hip hop, Afrobeat, and pop. He is also known for his work with other Nigerian artists, including Wizkid, Davido, and Burna Boy.
Asake is a rising star in the Nigerian music industry. He is known for his unique blend of Afrobeats and Amapiano. He has released several hit songs in the past two years, including “Sungba,” “Omo Ope,” and “Palazzo.”
The Grammy nominations for Olamide and Asake are a historic moment for African music. They are a sign that African artists are being recognized on the global stage, and they are an inspiration to other African artists who are chasing their dreams.
Congratulations to Olamide and Asake on their Grammy nominations!