King Saheed Osupa is his stage name, although his birth name is Akorede Babatunde Okunola. He’s a Fuji musician, actor, and Hip Fuji Creator from Nigeria.
He was born in Ajegunle, Lagos State, on August 7, 1969, in the Mosafejo neighborhood. Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, was where he grew up. Moshood Ajiwere Layeye, his father, was a Wéré musician and Ayinde Barrister’s older cousin.
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In 1987, Saheed Osupa attended Amuwo Odofin High School in Lagos. In 1992, he completed a National Diploma in Business Administration at the Ibadan Polytechnic.
He’s also a Networking Operations graduate of American International College.
In 1983, Saheed Osupa began performing professionally as a teenager. Fuji Fa Disco was his debut record, and Fuji Blues was his second. Since then, he has published over 40 studio albums, including Mr. Music, a four-in-one studio CD.
Ayinde Barrister dubbed Saheed Osupa the “King of Fuji Music” in 2008.
The Hip Fuji Creator is Saheed Osupa. He released his first hip Fuji album, titled ‘Non Stop,’ on June 12th, 2018. In April and August of 2015, he released the hip hop single “Vanakula,” produced by K-Solo, as well as “African Beauty” and “Womi.”
Saheed’s extensive discography includes the following songs:
• Fuji Fadisco
• Fuji Blues
• Fuji Demonstration
• Master Blaster
• Stainless Fuji
• Fuji Boggie
• Shuffle Solo
• New Edition (Shuffle Solo 11)
• Big Daddy
• London Delight
• African Delight
• American Fuji Slide
• World Tour
• London Extra
• Respect and Reliable – 2 in 1
• Fuji Icon
• Endorsement – 3 in 1
• Mr. Music – 4 in 1
• Marriage Affair
• Tested and Trusted – 2 in 1
• Lord of Music – 2 in 1
• Transparency and Transformation – 2 in 1
• New Dawn – 2 in 1
• New resolution
• Pacesetter 2017
• Non Stop 2018
• Dynamism (Monday 13/8/2018)
• C Caution 2019
• Integrity (07/08/2019)
• Permutation (23/12/2019)
November 7, 2015, Saheed Osupa made the list of The NET’s “Most Successful Nigerian musicians”.
Aside from music, Saheed Osupa is a well-known Yoruba actor in Nollywood. He has been in a number of Yoruba films. He is well-known as a great actor who excels at interpreting characters in films and whose acting style is adored by his many followers.
Some of his Yoruba films include:
• Onibara Ogunjo
• Iku Oba
• Igba Iwase
• Agbeere Oju
• Eni Eleni
• Ero Sese Koowe
• Ese Mefa Laye
• Ose Maami
Nominations and Awards
Saheed Osupa has received numerous accolades and nominations, the most recent of which are:
|2013||FIBAN Awards||Best Fuji Artist||Nominated|
|Yoruba Academy Awards||Best Musician in an Acting Role||Won|
|2015||City People Entertainment Awards||Best Fuji Musician of the Year||Won|
|Nigerian Achievers Award 2015||Best Fuji Music Artist||Nominated|
Estimated Net Worth
With a net worth of around $1 million dollars, Saheed Osupa is a talented and extremely successful Nigerian actor and entertainer, regarded as one of the richest and most influential in the country.