Nigerian rapper Oladipupo Olabode Oladimenji, popularly known by his stage name as Oladips has passed away at age 28 after losing the battle to an undisclosed illness.
As per a statement shared on his Instagram page, he died at 10:14 pm on Tuesday.
In the later part of yesterday November 14, 2023, videos circulated on social media showing the rapper appearing to collapse while surrounded by friends.
Before the video went viral, Oladips had used his Instagram stories to call for help.
In his post, he mentioned his friend, @onlyonelifetime, and questioned his whereabouts. The rapper expressed frustration about trying to reach the friend multiple times and highlighted that they were aware of his discomfort being alone at home, especially given his condition.
The heartbreaking news was announced by the rapper’s management on Wednesday, November 15, 2023.
“We are saddened to inform the general public that Oladipupo Olabode Oladimeji aka OLADIPS passed away yesterday Nov’14th Tuesday evening, at exactly 10:14pm.We are still in shock as we speak! For over 2 years he has kept his battles within himself,his body is now with his family & funeral services will be announced as soon as it is concluded! 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)” the announcement read.
Oladips also made a tweet, letting his fans know that he was feeling under the weather asking them to pray for him. This was his very last post before he passed away.