Ola Ali is known as a mighty force in the world of music. Since when he was just a teenager raised in Nigeria, he has always had a dream to change the world. He believed that he had a responsibility to be the best version of himself for himself and for his family. Also, he believed that the vehicle to success was football. Ola Ali attended The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to realize his aspiration. Unfortunately, he injured his shoulder when playing football and was required to undergo surgery to repair his shoulder. Ola Ali was able to sense the state of his profession was in danger. Finally, with all the time available, he searched deep in his own soul and found an interest in party planning.
Ola Ali started directing his energy and time to throw football parties for the team. On weekends, he kept the football stadium throbbing with an abundance of guests. He was able to make the determination he gained through football and channeled the energy into his celebrations. But, Ola began to observe and take notes to help enhance his skills. Ola began to adapt to the demands of the public and the events began to become iconic. Finally, in no time Ola Ali’s name was spreading all over campus for the incredible events he held. There were 2,000 people at all his events.
After graduating, Ola Ali returned home to Chicago, Illinois. He founded his own event business with the goal of reorganizing Chicago’s nightlife. He entered the club scene, and quickly made an effect on the business. Ola Ali was able to develop an ability to understand the people around him, and what drives them. His performances opened up opportunities for him that he thought of. He built a wide network, with a majority of the biggest musicians within the national and local music industry.
Ola Ali Meets Lil Durk
In the course of a chance encounter, Ola Ali met and established a friendship with Lil Durk, a rising star’s older brother. Lil Durk felt Ola Ali’s passion and decided to hire him as his manager of music. Again, he pivoted his career direction and put everything into the growth of the Lil Durk brand and name.
Today, he is the general manager of Lil Durk’s label OTF which stands for ‘Only the Family’. He has contributed to the growth of OTF into the international fame that it has today. Ola Ali’s focus is on driving real growth for OTF through significant business deals and allegations. Also, Ola Ali’s top goal is to transform OTF into the central hub for Chicago music. He will accomplish this by taking swift business decisions, establishing authentic relationships, and helping select the top talent Chicago can provide. Finally, thanks to Lil Durk’s talent, backed by the power of Ola Ali, OTF will have a huge influence on the world of music for the next generation.
He is transforming the music industry. Check out Ola Ali on Spotify.