15th November, 2023
Rapper Oladipupo Olabode Oladimeji popularly known as Oladips has passed away at age 28.
The rapper’s management, who confirmed the sad development on Wednesday, noted that the youngster died on Tuesday evening.
The statement from the management reads: “We are saddened to inform the general public that Oladipupo Olabode Oladimeji aka 0LADIPS
has passed away yesterday Nov’14th Tuesday evening, at exactly 10:14 pm. 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 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).- Management.”
Prior to his death, the rapper left many of his fans concerned over his well-being following videos trending online.
In one of the videos, Oladips appeared to have collapsed and friends trying to rush him to a hospital.
Before the video of him collapsing, Oladips had taken to his Instagram stories to cry out for help.
In the post, Oladips 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 music star, however, did not explain further.
He wrote: “onlyonelifetime_Please Where Are You? I Done Call Your Number Tire. I Talk Say Make Una No Dey Leave Only Me For This House, I Done Talk This Thing Like A Million Times… Not Even This Period Like This Please Dey Come House Please Tori Olorun.”
Shortly after that, another video was also posted online of a person behind the camera shedding tears and asking to be driven to the hospital.
Oladips’ friend, @Onlyonelifetime, also took to his Instagram page to claim that the rapper’s mother didn’t want her son to be taken to the hospital. It was claimed that the mum asked that they bring her son back home.