Is Oladips Alive or Dead? The sudden and conflicting reports surrounding the status of Nigerian rapper Oladips, born Oladipupo Oladimeji, have sent shockwaves through the public, leaving them in a perplexed state of confusion and disbelief. The initial shock stemmed from what seemed to be an official announcement of his untimely passing on his verified Instagram handle. The gravity of the situation was underscored by the emotional and sombre language used in the post, which detailed the purported time of his passing and the internal struggles he had been facing for over two years.
As the news spread, a wave of grief and condolences swept through social media platforms, with fans and the music community mourning the loss of a talent known for his distinctive storytelling rap style. However, this mourning was soon met with unexpected twists as contradictory statements emerged from fellow artists, particularly Qdot and Sircoolest.
The Announcement of Death
On November 15, 2023, the shocking news of Oladips’ alleged death surfaced through an official post on his Instagram account. The post, timestamped at 10:14 pm on November 14th, stated:
We are saddened to inform the general public that Oladipupo Olabode Oladimeji aka OLADIPS 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, and funeral services will be announced as soon as they are 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 not only shocked fans but also raised questions about the circumstances leading to Oladips’ demise.
Qdot’s Contradictory Statement
Amidst the grieving atmosphere, Qudus Fakoya Oluwadamilare, popularly known as Qdot, took to Instagram, seemingly contradicting the reports of Oladips’ death. He shared a photo of Oladips with a caption that brought a glimmer of hope:
@oladipsoflife, my gee is alive.
This unexpected contradiction left followers and the wider public in a state of uncertainty, prompting speculations and discussions across social media platforms.
Is Oladips Dead?
The conflicting reports ignited a flurry of reactions and speculations among fans and the music community. Some questioned the authenticity of the initial announcement, suggesting the possibility of a publicity stunt. The timing, coinciding with the release of Oladips’ new album, ‘Superhero Adugbo,’ fueled further speculation about whether this was a strategic move for promotional purposes.
Is Oladips Alive?
In a surprising turn of events, Qdot’s claim that Oladips is alive has added a layer of complexity to the situation. Another close associate, Sircoolest, shared on Instagram stories:
“Oladips is alive; he just finished eating Rice And Turkey here. He will post his Apology video when his New Album finally enters number 1 in Nigeria.”
This conflicting information has left the public eagerly awaiting an official clarification on Oladips’ current status, as the mystery surrounding the rapper’s well-being continues to unfold.