Raphael (Cheeks Bossman) Oladapo is an indie artist who has amassed success that some would kill for. This Tampa native did it on his own terms with hard work and determination. He’s a Hillsborough High School graduate who discovered his passion for music while away in college. Networking with the area club owners which worked in his favor because his single “ Whoadies” is what put him on the map.
The success of this single led to the meeting of Zoey Dollas who groomed him and introduced Cheeks to some heavy hitters. After that single Cheeks, kept releasing more content which grabbed the attention of other big names like Future. Which resulted in being the opening act for Future’s European Tour. He’s managed to achieve all this an independent artist.
Imagine how big he will become when there is a label behind him? He already has features with Tokyo Jetz, Black Boi, Zoey Dollas ,Gorilla Zoe, Lil Duke, Cap 1, In addition to artists like Famous Kid Brick, Guaptartino, Swaghollywood, Derrick Milano, and Young Thug. Cheeks has just dropped a new single called “Ya Dig” featuring Young Thug. This single is available on all streaming platforms and his social media platforms are cheeksbossman. To find out more about him, check out the interview here: