Nigerian rapper Oladips, known for his lyrical prowess and unique style of rap who tragically passed away at the young age of 28 has lots of distinctive lyrical prowess and charismatic presence that captivated the Nigerian audience. Oladips first rose to prominence in 2015 when he emerged victorious in an online rap competition called “The King is Here,” hosted by Nigerian rap icon D’Banj. This propelled him into the spotlight.
Although he may no longer be with us, his music lives on, and his journey in the music industry was nothing short of remarkable. Let’s take a look at some of Oladips’ most popular songs that continue to be cherished by fans even after his untimely demise.
Lalakukulala featuring Reminisce
Released in 2017, “Lalakukulala” was a game-changer for Oladips. The track featured the seasoned Nigerian rapper Reminisce and quickly became a street anthem. With its catchy hook and hard-hitting verses, the song showcased Oladips’ lyrical prowess and storytelling ability. The music video, shot in the gritty streets of Lagos, further solidified the song’s status as a fan favorite.
Chache was another hit single that cemented Oladips’ reputation as a rising star in the Nigerian rap scene. Released in 2017, the track resonated with listeners due to its relatable lyrics and infectious beat. In “Chache,” Oladips reflected on his journey and his determination to succeed against all odds, making it an anthem for anyone striving for success in the face of adversity.
Oladips showcased his versatility as an artist with “African Beauty,” a song that ventured into the realm of Afrobeat and R&B. Released in 2019, the track was an official music video made to the song originally produced by Diamond Platnumz featured Omarion. The song’s melodic chorus and heartfelt lyrics about love and beauty struck a chord with African fans.
Half Human, Half Rap (Freestyle)
Oladips’ freestyle prowess was unparalleled, and “Half Human, Half Rap” is a prime example of his lyrical dexterity. This freestyle, released in 2018, showcased his ability to effortlessly switch flows and deliver punchlines that left listeners in awe. It was a reminder of his raw talent and untamed creativity.
Maybe was a reflective and emotional track that demonstrated Oladips’ storytelling skills at their finest. Released in 2019, the song delved into the complexities of relationships and the uncertainties of love. Oladips’ sincere delivery and relatable lyrics made “Maybe” a song that resonated with many, solidifying his place as a rapper who could connect with his audience on a personal level.
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