Popular Nigerian rapper, Olamide Adedeji, popularly known as Olamide, recounts his experiences while living in the ghetto before becoming famous.
NEWSCASTARS.COM learnt that while speaking with The Guardian UK, the rapper said growing up in a slum in the Bariga axis of Lagos State motivated him to hustle hard adding that, although surviving was hard in the ghetto but, he hustled hard to become successful just to experience life in a different culture.
“Surviving was hard. Bariga was not far from the other slums you see across the world, from Mumbai to New York and London – life in the ghetto is almost always the same everywhere,” Olamide said.
“There were days when not being able to afford three square meals was a big deal for my family. All of that motivated me to hustle hard.
” I also wanted to see the whole world and experience different cultures from what I grew up seeing,” Olamide added.