Nigerian rapper Olamide Adedeji a.ka. ‘Baddo Sneh’, on Thursday, announced the launch of his Television Channel, `Voice Of The Streets (VOTS)’.The YBNL rapper said the television station is a platform for ghetto children to “be heard” . . .
The television station is presently available on PLAY satellite TV. It is among the 124 channels on the cable TV.
“It’s been all joy and blessings for me since I started my journey to being the man I dreamt to be. Though I had a lot hurdles and setbacks, I kept moving because I was certain of what I had inside of me,” the rapper said.
“Today is another special day, marking the beginning of another special year in my life and I also have the privilege of owning a TV channel that would change the face of entertainment in Africa.”
Olamide dedicated the television station to his deceased parents and son, Batifèori Maximiliano Adedeji.
Olamide announced that the station ‘VOTS’ will be available on Play TV from Thursday, March 15, 2018.
He said: “This is also for the day ones who’s been supporting ruthlessly through the thick and thin, those who believed in me when I didn’t even have an idea how far I’d go on this journey.
“This is also a harbinger for every ghetto kid that you can be anything and achieve anything long as you put your mind to it and work toward it.
“Let’s all welcome our brand new baby ‘VOTS (voice of the street)’ our television, my television, your television.”
The rapper, who is also celebrating his birthday, released a new song titled ‘C.Ronaldo’ to mark the occasion.
The launch date incidentally is the ‘Science Student’ crooner’s birthday and he described the station as “a birthday gift to myself”.
He further dedicated the station to his family, especially his late mother who passed away recently, his son and his record label YBNL.
Olamide, 29, shared the news through his Instagram handle @baddosneh, where he wrote,
“I dedicate this television station to my late mum and dad. Thanks for letting me chase my dream. Also to my son Batifèori Maximiliano Adedeji when I look up in the sky I ask myself why am I trying to live if I’m just living to die, but when I look down I see the answer.”
Thanks for making me a better man. This is also for the day ones who have been supporting ruthlessly through the thick and thin. Those who believed in me when I didn’t even have an idea how far I would go in this journey.”
This is also a harbinger for every ghetto kid that you can be anything and achieve anything long as you put your mind to it and work toward it. This is for the YBNL fans and TEAM BADDOSNEH. I promise never to make you regret supporting me.”
More great stuff to come on my honor. Let’s all welcome our brand new baby. ‘VOTS’ (Voice Of The Street). Our television, my television, your television…be heard”