Olumide Edwards Adegbolu aka Olu Maintain is a Nigerian Afro hip-hop musician. His father (medical doctor with the Nigerian army) plays the guitar and his parents also encouraged him to take up music. He liked to mimic the songs of Bobby Brown and M.C. Hammer. His first demo was done in 1992. He was a member of the hip-hop trio called Maintain (Olu, Tolu and Bamo) which had hits like I Catch Cold and Ni Bo La Wa Gbe Lo. After six albums between 1998 and 2004, he split from the group in 2005.