Nigerian street rapper, Oladipupo Olabode Oladimeji, popularly known as Oladips died after he was rushed to the hospital in critical condition, StechiteGist Media reports.
In the late hours of Tuesday, November 14, videos made the rounds on social media of the ‘Lalakukulala’ crooner seeming to have collapsed as people surrounded him.
Before he was rushed to the hospital, the 28-year-old singer took to his Instagram story to post a message asking his friend, @onlyonelifetime, who left home to get him drugs to return home.
He wrote, ” @onlyonelifetime_Please Where Are You? I Done Call Your Number Tire Talk Say Make Una No Dey Leave Only Me For This House, Done Talk This Thing Like A Million Times…Not Even This Period Like This… Please Dey Come House Please Tori Olorun”.
In the video as observed by StechiteGist Media, Oladips could be heard earnestly asking his friend to transport him to the hospital. As he was being conveyed to the medical facility, his surrounding friends anxiously called out his name, as he reportedly lost consciousness during their journey.
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The causes of his collapse and illness are yet to be publicly known, but they are speculations that he died as a result of depression and trauma from previous encounter with EFCC
On February 13, 2023, Oladips announced that he lost his father in the cold hands of death.
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Who is Oladips? Biography
Oladips, whose real name is Oladipupo Olabode Oladimeji, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and rapper. He was born on March 24, 1995, in Ogun state, southwestern Nigeria. He is renowned for rapping in Yoruba and Pidgin English. Oladips, born on March 24, 1995, in Ogun State, Nigeria, was a popular Nigerian rapper known for his unique blend of rap and Afrobeat influences. He had garnered a dedicated fan base and critical acclaim for his musical talent and artistry. His untimely passing has left a void in the music landscape and has robbed the industry of a promising talent.
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How old is Oladips? Oladips was 28 years at the time of his death, he was born on March 24, 1995.
Oladips real name
Oladips’ real name is Oladipupo Olabode Oladimeji.
Early Life and Education
Oladips was born and raised in Ogun State, where he completed his elementary and secondary school education. After his secondary education, he relocated to Lagos State to pursue his music dream.
Ola Dips kicked off his music career in 2012 with the first mic appearance on Successful (Drake ft. Trey Songz cover). He gained recognition after winning D’banj’s “King is here” competition, an award which earned him a record deal with Edge records label owned by Reminisce. Recall that Olamide wanted to sign the young rapper to his label “YBNL” but had to put a stop to it because he does the same pattern of songs with Chinko Ekun.
Cause of Death
The Nigerian rapper Oladipupo Olabode Oladimeji, known as Oladips, tragically passed away at the age of 28 after battling an undisclosed illness. Reports indicate that he collapsed and was rushed to the hospital, where he ultimately succumbed to his condition. The circumstances surrounding his passing have deeply saddened the music community and his fans, prompting an outpouring of condolences and tributes
Throughout his career, Oladips released several notable songs that showcased his talent and artistry. His music left an indelible mark on the industry, and his influence will continue to resonate with fans and aspiring artists. Some of his popular tracks include “Àjàlá Travel (Remix)” and “Lalakukulala,” which contributed to his growing reputation as a formidable force in the Nigerian music industry