Olalekan Ishola Ogunlowo, popularly known as Olalakeside Elegushi Spender, is a Nigerian Afro-Pop singer, song-writer and performer, he is officially known as Olalakeside. He performs in both English and his native language Yoruba and the CEO Of OlaNaira Records. He is most famous for his single hit “Elegushi Spender”.
Background and Music Career:
Olalakeside was born 10th of September in Surulere, Lagos State. He started music at a very tender age, as far back to 1994 at C.A.C. When asked how he got his stage name, he said: “I got the name Lakeside from friends back in my teenage years, Ola from Olamilekan matched together, Olalakeside was formed”.
He’s influenced by Bob Marley, Fela Anikulapo, 2Face Idibia, Dbanj and also listening to alot of mixed genres of songs from local and International artist. Olalakeside has worked and featured with numerous Nigerian Music stars like Durella, Reminisce, Oritse Femi and other upcoming Nigerian musicians.