Naira Marley VS Olamide Who is Nigeria’s King of Street Music? – Street music is a popular genre of music in Nigeria. The national and international hit singles resonating from Lagos that bangs all through the year, shaking clubs and getting everyone going crazy is nothing but street music.


Olamide and Naira Marley are worthy names to mention in when discussing street music. The vibes these two has created is overwhelming.






In the early 2010s, Olamide and Phyno both dominated the Nigerian music scene with their joint singles and album. Olamide Adedeji is a Nigerian Yoruba indigenous rapper who doubled as a dancehall act and could as well rap in plain English. His versatility gave him hits like “First of all”“Durosoke” and “Voice on the streets”. He has been in the game for close to a decade making him a pillar in the Nigerian music scene.


Olamide has so far dropped ten studio albums; Rapsodi (2011), YBNL (2012), Baddest Guy Ever Liveth (2013), Street OT (2014), Eyan Mayweather (2015), 2 Kings (2015), The Glory (2016), Lagos Nawa (2017), Double 2019 and 999 (2020).   That’s so much for a 31-year old indigenous rapper.







Naira Marley on the other hand rose to fame following the success of his collaborative single with Lil Kesh and Olamide tagged “Issa Goal” released in 2017. This was two years after he dished out his debut EP “Gotta Dance”. The Yoruba controversial artist, Azeez Fashola is popularly known as Naira declared himself the “Lord of Lamba” in his second EP released in 2019.


The self-acclaimed Marlian president is also known for his alleged involvement in credit card fraud and his case with the EFCC in 2019 which later gave him hit singles like “Am I a Yahoo Boy” and “Soapy”. Naira Marley has enjoyed so much attention since his case with EFCC went viral. The “Opotoyi” crooner made a memorable appearance on Wizkid’s Starboy Fest that held last year at the O2 arena, London.


So far this year, Naira Marley has released a banging tune tagged “Idi Oremi “ the second edition of his 2019 single “Opotoyi” while Olamide has dished amazing tracks like “Green Light” as we hope for his eleventh studio project. The visuals of these two tracks are both X-rated with so many vixens showing off their back-side.

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