Oladips Biography Age | Still Alive | Net Worth

Oladipupo Olabode Oladimeji, better known by his stage name Oladips, was born on March 24, 1995. He is a Nigerian rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is known for his indigenous style of rap, which blends Yoruba and Pidgin English. He rose to fame after winning D’banj’s “King is Here” competition in 2015, which earned him a record deal with Edge Records, owned by Reminisce. He has released several songs and collaborations with other artists, such as Phyno, Lil Kesh, and Zlatan.

Oladips Biography

Full Name

Oladipupo Olabode Oladimeji

Nickname

Oladips

Date of Birth

March 24, 1995

Place of Birth

Ogun State, Nigeria

Occupation

Rapper | Singer | Songwriter

Net Worth

$100,000

Social Media Handles
  • Instagram: @oladipsoflife
  • Twitter: @oladipsoflife
  • Facebook: @oladipsoflife
  • YouTube: Oladips Official
  • SoundCloud: Oladips
  • Audiomack: Oladips

Early Life and Education

Oladips was born on March 24, 1995, in Ogun State, southwestern part of Nigeria. He grew up in a musical family, as his father was a gospel singer. He developed a passion for music at a young age and started writing his own songs. Oladips completed his primary and secondary education in Ogun State, before relocating to Lagos State to pursue his music career. He began by recording and releasing freestyles online, which attracted the attention of music fans and critics.

Career

Edge Records

Oladips made his debut in 2012 with a cover of Drake and Trey Songz’sSuccessful”. He gained recognition in 2015 after winning D’banj’s “King is Here” competition, which featured over 8,000 contestants. He impressed the judges with his rap skills and lyrical prowess. Oladips was awarded a record deal with Edge Records, a label owned by Reminisce, a popular Nigerian rapper. He released his first official single under the label, titled “Bounce”, featuring Reminisce, in 2016. He also released his debut album, Dreams and Realities, in the same year. The album featured collaborations with Phyno, Lil Kesh, and Reminisce, and received positive reviews from critics and fans. Some of the songs on the album include “5 am in Ogun State”, “Hello”, “Asalamalekun”, and “Let Dagrin Down”.

Oladips continued to release more songs and projects under Edge Records, such as “Champagne” in 2017, “Rapture” in 2019, and “Half Human Half Rap” in 2020. He also collaborated with other artists, such as Zlatan, Mayorkun, DJ Instinct, and DJ Kaywise. However, in 2019, he announced his departure from Edge Records, citing irreconcilable differences with the label. He claimed that he was not happy with the terms of his contract and that he was not given enough creative freedom. He also revealed that he had only N23,000 in his account after spending five years with the label. Oladips released a song titled “Maybe” to express his frustration and disappointment with the label.

Omo Iya Aje Records

After leaving Edge Records, Oladips became an independent artist and launched his own imprint, Omo Iya Aje Records. He also signed a distribution deal with Zanku Records, owned by Zlatan. He released his first EP under his own label, titled Mainland to Island, in 2021. The EP featured four tracks, all produced by P Prime. He also released another EP, titled Alubarika, in the same year. The EP featured six tracks, with guest appearances from Zlatan, BoyWonda, and Moyo Payne.

Personal Life

Oladips is not married and has not revealed any information about his girlfriend or relationship status. He is a Muslim and often incorporates Islamic references in his songs. He is also a philanthropist and has donated to various causes, such as education, health, and empowerment.

Discography

Oladips has released the following albums, EPs, and singles:

  • 2016 Dreams and Realities 
  • 2017 Champagne
  • 2019 Rapture 
  • 2020 Half Human Half Rap 
  • 2021 Mainland to Island
  • 2021 Alubarika 

Some of his popular songs

  • Bounce (feat. Reminisce)
  • Lalakukulala (feat. Reminisce)
  • O’Sure (feat. Olamide)
  • Places (feat. Mayorkun)
  • Ikebesupa
  • Kwarantine
  • Idan (feat. DJ Instinct)
  • Tusi
  • Magu (Freestyle)
  • Mercy
  • Baba Jide (feat. Terry Apala)
  • Mr Jide (feat. Zlatan)
  • Mainland to Island (feat. Zlatan)
  • Consistency (feat. Zlatan)
  • Hallelujah (feat. Zlatan)
  • Zaddy (feat. Zlatan)
  • Alubarika (feat. BoyWonda)
  • Feeling (feat. Moyo Payne)

Controversies

One of the most recent and controversial ones is his alleged death and resurrection. Oladips’ management announced on his Instagram page that he had passed away on November 14, 2023, after battling personal struggles for over two years. However, a few hours later, his friend and fellow artist Qdot denied the death report and claimed that Oladips was alive. This sparked confusion and suspicion among his fans and the public, who wondered if he had faked his death to promote his new album, ‘Superhero Adugbo’, which was released on the same day as his supposed death.

Some netizens even demanded that he should be buried, dead or alive, to prevent other artists from pulling such a stunt. Oladips later confirmed that he was alive and well, and posted a video of him and his mother dancing to one of his songs on his Instagram page. He also apologized to his fans for the prank and explained that it was part of his artistic expression.

Awards and Nominations

Oladips has won and been nominated for the following awards:

  • The Headies 2016 – Rookie of the Year (Nominated)
  • City People Music Awards 2017 – Best Indigenous Act of the Year (Nominated)
  • City People Music Awards 2018 – Best Rap Album of the Year (Dreams and Realities) (Nominated)
  • City People Music Awards 2019 – Best Rap Single of the Year (Lalakukulala) (Nominated)
  • City People Music Awards 2020 – Best Rap Single of the Year (Half Human Half Rap) (Nominated)

Net Worth

Oladips has not disclosed his exact net worth, but he is estimated to be worth between $100,000 and $500,000, according to various sources. He makes his money from music sales, streaming platforms, shows, endorsements, and other ventures.

Social Media Handles

Oladips is very active on social media platforms. You can follow him through the following handles:

  • Instagram: @oladipsoflife
  • Twitter: @oladipsoflife
  • Facebook: @oladipsoflife
  • YouTube: Oladips Official
  • SoundCloud: Oladips
  • Audiomack: Oladips





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