Asake Biography — Ahmed Ololade popularly known as Asake or  Mr Money, is a Nigerian Afrobeat singer, songwriter and performer.

He was born on January 13 1995 in Lagos State. Asake is from the South Western part of Nigeria and is Yoruba by Tribe.

Ahmed Ololade known professionally as Asake, is a Nigerian Afrobeats singer and songwriter. He is signed to YBNL Nation and Empire Distribution His stage name pays homage to his mother, whose first name is Asake.

Asake studied Theatre and Performing Arts at the Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. Inspired by Africa and Nigeria’s most prominent musicians, including Wizkid, Olamide, Davido, and more, Asake began making music professionally in 2015. His music fuses elements of Hip Hop, RnB, Amapiano, Afrobeats, and Fuji into one.

Birth name Ahmed Ololade
Also known as Mr. Money
Born 13 January 1995 (age 27)Lagos State Nigeria
Origin Lagos state, Nigeria
Afrobeats, Afro-Fusion, Hiphop
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Instrument(s) Vocals
Years active 2018–present
Labels YBNL, Empire

Net Worth :              $100,000


Shortly after Asake released his freestyle “Lady” in 2020, the song went viral which introduced him in to music lovers.

The song became so popular that prominent that it caught the attention of Nigerian influencers and celebrities such as Sydney Talker, NastyBlaq and Broda Shaggi.

Following the sucess and response to “Lady”, Asake released a new single “Mr Money” the same year, which earned him three nominations at City People Choice Award.

He received two of the three nominations, including the title of Most Popular Song of the Year. He also featured in Broda Shaggi  song “Star” and DJ Exclusive “Gegeti”

Later, collaborated with Afrobeats artists Zlatan and Peruzzi on the remix for his 2020 smash track “Mr Money.”

The song earned him the nickname “Mr Money”. I’m 2021, Asake signed to Olamide’s YBNL music record label.

In February 2022, Asake was unveiled as the newest member of the label. Following the announcement, Asake later, released his self titled EP “ Ololade Asake”.

The EP became a huge success as it reached number 1 on Apple Top Album Music, earning him his first number one.

Also, the project became a hit with songs like Omo Ope, Sungba, Trabaye, and Baba God topping music charts.

As a performer, Asake has performed in numerous music shows and festival since his EP debut, making him one of the fastest raising stars in Nigerian music industry.

Shortly after the release of his EP, Asake recorded the remix of Sungba with Grammy Award winning artist

The song went on to top the charts for weeks in different music streaming platforms. It also became one of the biggest remix single of 2022.

Following the success of Sungba remix, Asake released “Palazzo” a collaboration with DJ Spinall. The song also became a hit!

On 13 of May 2022, Asake released another single “Peace Be Unto You” which became a hit! Earning him more than 5 hit songs since signing to YBNL.

Indeed, Asake is a hit maker! He is currently one of the hottest and popping Nigerian fast raising singers in 2022.


Here are list of songs and projects released by Asake since his musical career.


Mr Money

Olomode Asake EP

Omo Ope



and Baba God


Palazzo with DJ Spinall 

Bandana with Fire Boy