In a heartbreaking turn of events, the Nigerian music industry mourns the loss of one of its talented artists, Oladipupo Oladimeji, widely known as Oladips. The shocking news of his demise was confirmed through an official announcement on his Instagram handle, leaving fans and fellow musicians in disbelief.
The Instagram post, shared on Wednesday, revealed that Oladips breathed his last on Tuesday night at precisely 10:14 pm. The message conveyed a sense of profound sorrow, stating, “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!”
The announcement shed light on Oladips’ silent struggles over the past two years, with his battles being kept private. The post expressed that his body is now with his family, urging everyone to respect their privacy during this challenging time. The statement concluded with a heartfelt prayer: “May God give us all the fortitude to bear this great loss. (amen).”
The music community is left in mourning, grappling with the untimely loss of a vibrant talent. This tragedy follows closely on the heels of another somber event, as it has been just three months since the passing of Oladimeji Aloba, better known as Mohbad. As the industry grieves, details about Oladips’ funeral services will be shared with the public once they are concluded. The echoes of Oladips’ impact on the Nigerian music scene will undoubtedly be remembered, and his absence leaves a void that will be felt deeply by fans and colleagues alike.