Nigeria Rapper, Oladipupo Olabode Oladimeji popularly known as Oladips has passed away at the age of 28.
The rapper’s management, who confirmed the sad development on Wednesday, noted that the youngster died on Tuesday evening.
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.
In the post, 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.
According to a statement released on his Instagram page, he passed away at exactly 10:14 pm on Tuesday night.
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)”.
Oladips’ body is now with his family, and funeral plans will be announced shortly.