Olaiya Olatunde Abdul-Lateef (born April 9, 1995), best known as Bamzy Richies, is a South African-based Nigerian Disk Jockey. The 27-year-old has dropped many hits since his debut.
In July 2022, Bamzy Richies made headlines for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend, Cyan Boujee. He moved to South Africa to establish a music career and began to see encouraging results in two years.
Olatunde tried establishing a music career in Nigeria, to no avail. His debut project, Gains over Pain featuring Capdyse, gained massive streams across all platforms.
|Name:||Olaiya Olatunde Abdul-Lateef|
|Other names:||Bamzy Richies|
|Born:||April 9, 1995 (age 27 years old)|
|Alma mater:||Ekiti State University|
|Record Label:||Atom Records|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||Cyan Boujee|
Bamzy Richies was born Olaiya Olatunde Abdul-Lateef on April 9, 1995. In 2016, the disk jockey relocated to South Africa. After two years, Richies started as a professional Disc Jockey.
He hails from Akure South L.G.A, Ondo State, Nigeria. He grew up in Sango Otta, Ogun State.
Establishing a music career in Nigeria was difficult for him. Unlike in South Africa, where there are more opportunities. Music has taken him to many other countries in the world.
Abdul-Lateef studied at Iganmode Grammar School, Sango Otta, Ogun State. He enrolled for a degree in Accounting at Ekiti State University.
Bamzy Richies has been in the music industry for many years. He has collaborated with many top artists like DJ Tira, DJ Mophorisa, and others.
He had always wanted to try music since his days as a teenager. At age fifteen, the Disk Jockey started his quest as a Disk Jockey.
Bamzy Richies was dating the social media influencer Cyan Boujee. Although Cyan ended the relationship, the DJ refused to let her go.
Their relationship trended for the wrong reason. Bamzy reportedly assaulted his girlfriend in 2022. The assault video and pictures went around on social media.
Following the assault, Bamzy was arrested. He opened a counter-case against his girlfriend and later paid for damaging her apartment and phone.
Cyan revealed that she had suffered a miscarriage in May 2022. She and the Nigerian DJ had wanted a baby when she fell pregnant. Sadly, they lost their baby earlier this year.
- Neigbourhood Hero
- Gains over Pain
- A Thousand Nights
- Christian Dior
- Tuff Times
- Gang Gang
- Real Life
- All Alone
- Pills & Bills
- Yung Nigga World
- Pulling Up
- Pain & Problems
- No Apology
The Hip-hop/Rap artist is active across several social media platforms. On his private and verified Instagram account @official_bamzyrichies, Bamzy Richies has over 429k followers.
He notifies followers of a new release and other developments in his music journey. He also flaunts his expensive lifestyle, his cars, and other moments.
Bamzy Richies has been in South African music since 2018. His net worth as of July 2022 is around $400,000-$1,000,000. However, he has recorded and released many hit songs.