Oludare Odola (born 1 June 1998), known by his stage name, DTL; an acronym for Dare Tha Ludda (Ludda is a shortened form of his first name, Oludare) is a Nigerian hiphop recording/performing artist from Okitipupa, Ondo State. He is a bilingual rapper whose style and sound has been mostly compared to the YBNL rapper and leader, Olamide.
In 2011, he was in the first year of his senior secondary school in Stella Maris College studying arts and social sciences. He started writing his own rhymes and would perform them in the classroom. His primary musical influences are Olamide and the late rapper, Dagrin.
In 2013, he started a musical group called Undisputed Rap Squad (URS) with his college mates and made his debut recording in the studio on a song featuring the whole squad same year, he would later start performing on stages the following year.
In 2015, he started a record label, Redhillz Entertainment with his squad mates collaborating with a producer and other artists in the local music scene. He was co-featured on the hook and verses for the single they released the following year, “BFO, Boiz From O’pa”, April 13, 2016 and it was premiered on a popular music website, Naijaloaded. He released four solo singles in 2017.
In 2018, he started anticipation for his upcoming single, “Million Dollar Dreams” with the hashtag #MILLIONDOLLARDREAMS which is dated to be released on February, 2018.