Who is King Dr Saheed Osupa Akorede?

by Adabanija Kamorudeen

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

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

Saheed Osupa started music professionally as a teenager in 1983 as a fuji artiste. 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.

Saheed Osupa is the HIP FUJI Creator, On 12 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”.
On 7 November 2015, Saheed Osupa was listed in The NET’s “Most Successful Nigerian musicians.

Saheed Osupa has appeared in over 30 Yoruba films

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