On November 14, 2023, the music industry mourned the loss of Oladipupo Oladimeji, fondly known as Oladips. This piece delves into the life, career, and untimely passing of the Nigerian rapper, tracing his musical journey from vibrant stages to the somber announcement on his Instagram.
Oladips’ Early Life and Musical Odyssey
Born on March 24, 1995, in Ogun State, Nigeria, Oladips exhibited a passion for music from a young age, laying the foundation for a promising career. At sixteen, he embarked on a musical odyssey, rising from text battles on Facebook to establishing himself as a formidable force in the rap scene.
Triumph at “King is Here” Contest
A pivotal moment in Oladips’ career was his victory at the “King is Here” contest, hosted by Nigerian musician D’banj. This success catapulted him into the spotlight, securing his first major record contract with EDGE Records.
His journey, marked by resilience and talent, showcased Oladips’ ability to connect with audiences, blending his unique style with mainstream influences.
Notable was his rendition of a Drake and Trey Songz song, displaying versatility and depth.
Conflicts with EDGE/LRR Records
In a surprising turn in 2019, Oladips parted ways with LRR/EDGE Records, citing contract violations and dissatisfaction with Reminisce, the label’s CEO.
Oladips’ Passing and Legacy
The news of Oladips’ demise on November 15, 2023, shocked fans and the music community. Despite his young age of 28, he left behind a legacy that transcended his years.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is Oladips?
Oladips is a Nigerian rapper, singer, and songwriter, known for hits like “Chache” and “Lalakukulala.”
What is Oladips’ real name?
His real name is Oladipupo Olabode Oladimeji.
What is Oladips’ age?
As of 2023, Oladips was 28, born on March 24, 1995.
Which state is Oladips from?
Oladips hails from Ogun State, Nigeria.
What is Oladips’ net worth?
The rapper’s estimated net worth is $70 thousand.
What is Oladips’ height?
Oladips stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (170 centimeters).
In the melody of Oladips’ life, the final note came too soon. His journey, marked by triumphs and tribulations, leaves an indelible mark on the Nigerian music landscape. As we remember this talented artist, let us cherish the legacy he left behind.
Sodiq Lawal is a passionate and dedicated journalist with a knack for uncovering captivating stories in the bustling metropolis of Osun State and Nigeria at large. He has a versatile reporting style, covering a wide range of topics, from politics , campus, and social issues to arts and culture, seeking impact in all facets of the society.