- April 27, 2022
Ola Ali Is Elevating His Music Career
Ola Ali is known as a powerhouse throughout the music industry making incredible music. Ever since he was a young…
Ola Ali is known as a powerhouse throughout the music industry making incredible music. Ever since he was a young man growing up in Nigeria, Ola Ali has had a desire to impact the world. He felt an obligation to reach his highest potential for himself, as well as his family. He believed that his vehicle to greatness was football. Ola Ali attended The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to achieve that dream. Due to unforeseen circumstances, Ola Ali was forced to pivot his career path. He injured his shoulder while playing and had to undergo surgery to reconstruct his shoulder. Ola Ali intuitively felt that his career was in jeopardy. With all the free time on his hands, Ola Ali searched deep within himself and struck a passion for party planning.
Ola Ali began to direct his time and energy into throwing parties for the football team. Every weekend Ola Ali had the football house rocking with a plethora of guests. Ola Ali took the worth ethic he established from football and directed that energy toward his parties. He began observing and taking notes in order to improve his craft. He started adapting to what the people wanted and the parties began becoming legendary. Not before long Ola Ali’s name began spreading around campus for the miraculous events he was hosting. The majority of his events hosted upwards of 2,000+ people.
After graduation, Ola Ali returned home to Chicago, Illinois. He started his own event company with the target of restructuring Chicago’s nightlife. Ola Ali transitioned into the club scene and instantly had an impact on the industry. Ola Ali developed a knack for understanding people, and what drove them. His events began opening up doors for him that he could have never imagined. He developed a diverse network, mainly big players in the local and national music industry.
By chance of fate, Ola Ali met and formed a relationship with rising superstar Lil Durk’s older brother. The two bonded instantly which led to Ola Ali being introduced to the local rap legend. Lil Durk felt Ola Ali’s passion and decided to sign him as his music manager. Once again, Ola Ali pivoted his career path and gave his everything to growing the Lil Durk name and brand.
Fast forward to today, Ola Ali is the general manager of Lil Durk’s label, OTF, or ‘Only the Family’. Ola Ali has helped grow the label into the international stardom that it now possesses. Ola Ali focuses on driving genuine growth to the label through major business deals and accusations. Ola Ali’s main desire is to turn OTF into the hub of Chicago music. He will do this by making swift business decisions, developing genuine relationships, and helping sign the best talent Chicago has to offer. With Lil Durk’s talent, backed by the genius of Ola Ali, OTF will have a major impact on the music industry for generations to come.
Don’t be surprised when they take over and change the music industry.