Under-Gs Set To Blow – Dynamyt – Popularly known as Dynamyt, Damilare Olabimtan was born on the 16th of October in 1989 to Mr. and Mrs. Olabimtan in Yaba, Lagos. Damilare attended Bright Star Nursery and Primary School and St. Gregory’s College, and later went to Yaba College of Technology. He started his early musical career in the church youth choir when he was six years old and went on to be the lead singer of the choir for over ten years.
In 2007, he started a defunct gospel band, Divine O3, with a few of his childhood friends from the choir. They performed around churches in Nigeria for three years before the group disbanded. In 2010, he began to diversify into different genres of music like Pop, R&B, Hip-hop and Dance. He records mostly in Yoruba dialect his native tongue, as well as English. He got his stage name “DYNAMYT”, from friend and frequent musical collaborator, Tesan.
In early 2014, he released his first solo effort, “Hostel”, which was met with critical acclaims and had a huge underground following. The song earned him “The Most Promising Artist” in 2012 and 2013 in his alumnus, Yaba College of Technology. Quite luckily for him, he gained the attention of new Island-based record label, Wildlife Records, and two months later, he signed a recording contract with them.
He released his first official single under Wildlife titled, “I Remember” on 22nd of October 2014 and an accompanying promotional single “Jekomo” was released on the 14th of November in 2014 also. He recently released his debut video for “I Remember” and he is concluding plans to release two follow up singles by the beginning of on the second quarter of 2015.
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