|Born||Kolade Tolulope Alade|
|Other names||KOLADE TOLULOPE|
Dr Kolade Tolulope Alade(born 6 august 1994), popularly known by His stage name KOLLYDEE is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, performer & Medical Doctor who came into the spotlight with the release of his debut R&B single "One More Try" in May 2016
Kollydee started singing at the early age of 6. When he was 8 years old he joined His high School Orchestra at GOOD SHEPHERD INTL SCHOOL where he learnt to play the violin. He was also the lead male vocalist of the school choir for 6 years after which He moved to Ukraine to study Medicine and Surgery for another 6 years. He graduated from LVIV NATIONAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITY with a Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS) in June 2016
While in medical school He became an internet sensation with the release of his weekly hit song covers by artistes like Asa, John Legend, Toni Braxton, Mario etc on youtube and facebook. In 2012, He performed alongside popular Ukrainian musicians and bands at the EURO 2012 closing ceremony in the Lviv fan zone, which He described as one of the peak moments of his career. Three (3) years later He organized his first ever concert themed ”KOLLYDEE DINNER CONCERT” which took place on the 7th of March 2015 in Lviv, Ukraine. He had earlier signed a management deal with PODIUM VYBEZ in 2014 and subsequently released his debut single “DON'T GO" in February 2014. In November 2015, KollyDee recorded a unique cover of Drake’s HOTLINE BLING which went viral on social media and on radio and was listed on Medium.com as one of the “Best Nigerian songs of 2015. He was listed amongst the top 5 Nigerian male vocalists to watch out for by NotJustOk.com and tooxclusive.com.
While 2014 was a break out year for Kolly, 2016 was His landmark year. His sophomore single “ONE MORE TRY" was released in April 2016 and was listed as one of the biggest R&B/pop songs in Nigeria topping radio/music charts across Nigeria and around Africa. In June same year He graduated from LVIV NATIONAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITY with a Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS) and on July 18th 2016, he shared the stage with some of the biggest names in African music like CASPER NYOVEST, ANATII, BANKY W, SEAN TIZZLE, SIMI & PRAIZ at the 3rd ANNUAL MTN MANDELA DAY TRIBUTE CONCERT in Johannesburg, South Africa. He also performed at the 3rd Edition of SEYI LAW'S FAST & FURIOUS an annual comedy show, which was held at Eko Hotel & Towers, Lagos, Nigeria. On the 8th of November 2016 after successfully passing the Nigerian Medical and Dental council assessment examinations, He took the oath of medicine and was inducted into the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council as a licensed medical doctor.
On 1st Jan. 2017, He performed at ALI BABA'S JANUARY 1st CONCERT 2017 Edition, a yearly event which holds at the Eko Hotel Convention Centre, Lagos, every 1st of January. He also performed the LAGOS GRILL FEST 2107, held at Muri Okunola Park, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Having completed His mandatory housemanship at LAGOS ISLAND MATERNITY Hospital and His mandatory 1yr NYSC programme, He is presently recording His forth coming EP titled "MON COUER" which means MY HEART in french, while also working at a private Hospital as a resident doctor.
In June 2016 Kollydee graduated from LVIV NATIONAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITY with a Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS) and returned to Nigeria.
On the 8th of November 2016 after successfully passing the Nigerian Medical and Dental council assessment examinations, He took the oath of medicine and was inducted into the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council as a licensed medical doctor.
After His one year house job and residency at LAGOS ISLAND MATERNITY Hospital and His mandatory 1yr NYSC programme, He is currently working at a private Hospital in Lagos, Nigeria as a resident doctor while also pursuing His musical career.