Fayemi Fatunde Fakayode was born at Alade near Moniya, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. His father is chief Oyewusi Amoo, who has risen to the position of the Akoda (Next position to the Araba) Awo of Ibadan land as at present. His paternal grandfather was late chief Fakayode Amole who rose to the position of Aranisan Awo of Ibadanland before his death in 1972 while his maternal grandfather was late Fafemi Aremu of Ogo village, near Moniya, who died in 1991.
Fayemi Fatunde Fakayode attended Islamic Mission Primary School, Moniya and Aponmode/Moniya High School, Moniya from 1980 to 1986 and 1987 to 1992 for his primary and secondary education respectively He started learning Ifa from his father and one of his brothers during his primary school days and was initiated into Ifa cult in 1987, the year he got admission into secondary school. Also, he attended Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo state where he studied History/Yoruba between 1996 and 1998 and obtained Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE). He obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Education, B.A (ED) Yoruba Language from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife in 2003. He proceeded to the University of Ibadan in 2007 for his Master of Arts (M.A.) Degree in the Department of Linguistics and African Languages.
He is the Director of EJIODI HOME OF TRADITION (http://ejiodi.wetpaint.com/) in Ibadan. He is also a Director at ATAGE CENTRE FOR TRADITION AND CULTURE in Ibadan, Nigeria.
He is the author of the book "Osun, The Manly Woman" which was published in 2004 by Athelia Henrietta Press in New York.