Nigerian Rapper Oladips Dies at 28
By Adedapo Adesanya
A Nigerian rapper, Oladipupo Olabode Oladimenji, popularly known as Oladips, has died at the age of 28.
According to a statement posted on his Instagram page, he passed away at exactly 10:14 pm on Tuesday, November 14, 2023.
In the late hours of yesterday, videos made the rounds on social media of the Lalakukulala crooner seeming to have collapsed as his friends surrounded him.
Before the video started to circulate, Oladips had taken to his Instagram stories to cry out for help as he mentioned one of his friends, @onlyonelifetime, and asked where he was.
The rapper complained about how he had tried to reach the friend on the phone several times and how they knew he didn’t like to be left alone in the house, especially with his condition.
The statement noted that Oladips had kept his “battles within himself” for over two years.
“The family asked that we respect their privacy in this trying time. May God give us all the fortitude to bear this great loss. (amen).- Management.”
Oladips’ body is now with his family, and funeral plans will be announced shortly, as per the message from his management.
Oladips hailed from Ogun State and was born on March 24, 1995.