Album Review: Did Olamide – Carpe Diem Live Up To The Buzz?


Did Olamide – Carpe Diem Live Up To The Buzz?

Most fan have moved on from Olamide the Rapper, to Olamide the Pop and Afrobeat/Afro-fusion singer, subsequently this ‘Carpe Diem’ (Rap & dance all undertaking ) can stand the take a look at of time as a result of it sounds good and really impresive which it was a lot appreciated.

Nonetheless, did Olamide Baddo disappoint or reside as much as the thrill?

Nigerian hip hop recording artist, Olamide Adedeji popularly often called Olamide Baddo…….Everyone knows the OG ( veteran) broke into the music business along with his indigenous road hip hop style in 2010 with the hit track – ‘Eni Duro‘. Since then Olamide has been dropping scorching hip hop bangers and rap track again to again which earned him the ‘King of The Road‘ title.

5years 12 months later Olamide switched from rap to signing. In 2015 he began experimenting Afrobeat and pop sounds, the next songs; ‘Lagos Boys‘, ‘Bobo‘, ‘Melo Melo‘ had been singles from Baddo that introduced him to the signing style. The similar 12 months he featured on Pepenazi’s hit track ‘Unlawful‘ the place he did nothing however sang. Baddo bought comfy with signing and going industrial which made him change between Rap and Pop. From 2015 until late 2019 Olamide has extra singing outputs/hits (Each singles & options) than that of Rap.

Did Olamide - Carpe Diem Live Up To The Buzz?

Now to the primary focus

Carpe Diem is a Latin phrase that’s used to induce somebody to benefit from the current and fear much less of the longer term.

Nevertheless, Olamide is an Artiste that by no means disappoints his followers because the 12 months 2011 he broke into the music business.

Olamide makes certain to launch at the least 1 Album yearly and that is Carpe Diem for 2020.

The Album which has a couple of of his earlier launched singles has his favorite producers do justice with the beats.

The 12-monitor album options 6 various artists, together with Peruzzi, Omah Lay, Fireboy DML, Bella Shmurda, Dangerous Boy Timz and Phyno.

Producers embody P. Prime, Pheels, ID Cabasa, Younger John and V. Stix.


General, Olamide’s Carpe Diem is sort of experimental and sees him testing the lengthy-forgotten hip hop waters he as soon as makes use of to dominate in. However this time round, issues have actually modified alot.

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Whereas on one a part of the album, he talks about ache, struggles and about his father significantly.

Issues have modified, you discover Olamide making an attempt to pressure some rhymes and whereas it’s nonetheless thoughts-blowing he’s launched some artistes, the beats had been bland and unimpressive.

Hip Hop has modified from the best way it was once. The beats play a significant half and the message must be handed throughout. A few of these had been lacking. But, it’s nonetheless spectacular to see Olamide baddo shining by way of with some warmth.

In Conclusion, the ‘Carpe Diem‘ is a full undertaking with the identify Olamide has set for himself within the Rap business (The 1 level above common that made the Album obtain a 7/10 ranking is for the artist he featured).

Due to this fact this album can stand take a look at of time.

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