Saheed Osupa: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies


Saheed Osupa: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Saheed Osupa

Akorede Babatunde Okunola (born August 7, 1969) also known by stage names Saheed Osupa or King Saheed Osupa is a Nigerian Fuji musician, film actor and Hip Fuji Creator

Growing up

Saheed Osupa was born in the Mosafejo area of Ajegunle, Lagos State but grew up as a child in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State. His father, Moshood Ajiwere Layeye was a Wéré music artist and also an elder cousin of Fuji musician Ayinde Barrister.



Saheed Osupa went to Amuwo Odofin High School in Lagos, where he graduated in 1987. In 1992, he completed his National Diploma programme at The Polytechnic, Ibadan after studying Business Administration. He is an alumnus of the American International College where he studied Networking Operations.


Fuji Music

Saheed Osupa started music professionally as a teenager in 1983. His first album was titled Fuji Fa Disco, Followed by Fuji Blues. He has released over 40 studio albums including a 4-in-1 studio album titled Mr. Music. In 2008 Saheed Osupa was declared the “King of Fuji Music” by Ayinde Barrister.

Hip hop music

Saheed Osupa is the HIP FUJI Creator, On 12 of June 2018 he released his first hip Fuji Album titled: Non Stop. On 20 December 2014 Saheed Osupa released a hip hop single titled “Vanakula” produced by K-Solo. On 13 April 2015, he released another K-Solo produced single titled “African Beauty” with vocals from Yetunde Omobadan. On 8 August 2015, he featured Seriki in another single titled “Womi”.

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On November 7, 2015, Saheed Osupa was listed in The NET’s “Most Successful Nigerian musicians”.


Saheed Osupa has appeared in over 30 Yoruba films.

Rivalry with Wasiu Alabi Pasuma

Saheed Osupa and Wasiu Alabi Pasuma have had a rivalry. Saheed Osupa claimed that several fruitless peace meetings took place in 2010 and 2011.


Selected singles

As lead artist
Year Title Album
2014 “Vanakula” TBA
2015 “African Beauty” (Yetunde Omobadan) TBA
“Womi” (Seriki) TBA
2018 “Labodan” (Temitope Kush) TBA
“Abeke” TBA
“Awon Temi” Ft Temitope Kush TBA

Studio albums

  • Fuji Fadisco
  • Fuji Blues
  • Fuji Demonstration
  • Master Blaster
  • Stainless Fuji
  • Fuji Boggie
  • Unbeatable
  • Shuffle Solo
  • Ovation
  • Scores
  • Hot Shot
  • Advice
  • New Edition (Shuffle Solo 11)
  • Authentic
  • Big Daddy
  • Champion
  • 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
  • Barrybration
  • Euro Splash
  • Time Factor
  • Impact
  • Turn By Turn
  • The Main Man
  • Capability
  • Tested and Trusted – 2 in 1
  • Guaranteed
  • Lord of Music – 2 in 1
  • Transparency and Transformation – 2 in 1
  • New Dawn – 2 in 1
  • New resolution
  • Pacesetter 2017
  • Non Stop 2018
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  • Dynamism (Monday 13/8/2018)
  • C Caution 2019
  • Integrity (07/08/2019)

Selected filmography

  • Eni Eleni
  • Ero Sese Koowe
  • Ese Mefa Laye
  • Ose Maami
  • Ashiru Ejire
  • Onibara Ogunjo
  • Iku Oba
  • Igba Iwase
  • Agbeere Oju
  • Alukoro
  • “Aroba(Fable)”

Awards and nominations

Year Award ceremony Prize Result
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