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Breaking: Rapper Oladips Dead at 28

28-year-old Nigerian Rapper Oladipupo Olabode Oladimenji aka Oladips has given up the ghost after a brief illness.

The sorrowful news of his demise was confirmed in a post shared on his Instagram page by his management on Wednesday morning, November 15.

They revealed that he died on Tuesday evening. However, the cause of his death was not disclosed, but they hinted that he had been battling with an ailment for two years.

The post reads,

“We are saddened to inform the general public that Oladipupo Olabode Oladimeji aka OLADIPS has 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)

– Management”.

This comes shortly after  videos of Oladips circulated on social media in the late hours of November 14, 2023.  In the video, Oladips slumped and his friends surrounded him, shouting in terror as they attempted to resuscitate him.

However, before the footage of the slumped rapper went viral, he took to his Instagram stories to plead for aid.

Oladips referenced one of his friends, @onlyonelifetime, in the post and inquired about his whereabouts.

The rapper protested that he had tried to call his pal several times and that they knew he didn’t like being left alone in the house, especially given his condition. However, the musician did not elaborate.

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, another video showing a person behind the camera crying and requesting to be brought to the hospital was shared online.

@Onlyonelifetime, Oladips’ friend, also came to Instagram to report that the rapper’s mother did not want her son to be sent to the hospital. According to reports, the mother requested that her kid be returned to her.

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