Olakira Biography


Ade Ebenezer, popularly known as Olakira, is a Nigerian-born singer, songwriter, composer, record producer, and multi-talented instrumentalist. He is a versatile artist whose music genres range from Afro-pop, R&B to Afro-beat.

Many African artists are passionate about embracing the originality of African culture and sound. They have managed to maintain the legacy created by legends, thus creating a positive influence in the world. Olakira has mastered this art, and he is doing marvelous in the music industry.

Olakira profile summary

Full name: Adelusola Ebenezer Adefemi
Date of birth: 27th September 1990
Place of birth: Ogun State, Nigeria
Olakira nationality: Nigerian
Ethnicity: Black
Occupation: Singer, songwriter, music producer, instrumentalist

Olakira biography

The star was born on 27th September 1990 in Ogun State, Nigeria. His real name is Adelusola Ebenezer Adefemi. He studied Mass Communication at Moshood Abiola Polytechnic. He also has a Diploma in Desktop Publishing.

During his teenagehood, he played instruments in his local church. At the beginning of his music production career, he wrote songs for various artists who were already doing well.


He began his music career as a record producer in 2015 when he met with the executive of U&I Music Label (Ra). The release of his two debut singles Hey Lover and Flirty Signal in June 2018 marked the introduction of the Olakira artist into the music industry.

He came into the limelight in March 2020 when he released another single hit by the name Aya Mi. The song was accompanied by a lovely and colorful video that had fans falling head over heels. The song has amassed thousands of views on YouTube.

The singer has an album to his credit under the name Wankada Jollof. The 7-track EP was released on 12th July 2019 under the U&I music label.

The album houses some interesting tracks such as Money Groove, Till Dawn and Aya Mi (My Love) among others. The songs in this album are without a doubt, worth listening to.

Here is a list of Olakira songs plus their release dates:

2018 – Hey Lover
2018 – Flirty Signal
2018 – Olakira
2019 – Aya Mi
2019 – Summer Time
2019 -Till Dawn
2019 – Money Groove
2019 – Wakanda Jollof
2019 – Come ‘N Do
2019 – Ma Cherie Coco
2020 – In My Maserati
2020 – Lovesick
Apart from singing, songwriting, and music production, Olakira is also an instrumentalist. He can play the following:

  • Drums
    Talking drums

The multi-talented Nigerian singer recently released a new hit, In My Maserati. This Olakira new song was inspired by his great love for the luxury vehicle brand, Maserati.

In the banger, he pours out his heart to his queen by promising a different type of love and, of course, a ride in his Maserati. The visuals of In My Maserati were produced by the renowned award-winning music director Clarence Peters.

Olakira’s awards and achievements in Music

Although Olakira has not won any major award (yet) since he debuted, he can boast of several notable achievements in the industry. Olakira’s single, In My Maserati, is one of the biggest songs of 2020. He later collaborated with Nigerian superstar Davido for the remix.

Olakira has also successfully hitched his career beyond the shores of Nigeria. The 30-year-old singer has been able to achieve an impressive level of global fame with his music.

Olakira’s net worth

Olakira’s net worth is currently estimated. Based on calculations from his known income sources, an estimate of Olakira’s current net worth comes to a little over $300, 000 (around N125 million in naira).

Olarika on Wikipedia

Olakira does not have a personal wikipedia page yet.

Other interesting facts to know about the Nigerian musician Olakira

Olakira is a hardworking artiste, and this is evident in the number of quality songs he has released in a short span of two years. His stage name, Olakira is Swahili for ‘a shining star’. Olakira sees himself as a shining star and definitely lives up to the name.

Asides singing, Olakira is also adept in several other aspects of music-making such as beats production, music composition and use of instruments.

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The artist has a verified Instagram account, @iamolakira that currently has over 110k followers.

Olakira is a force to reckon with in the Nigerian music industry. He is an embodiment of growth and success.

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