Born Oladipupo Olabode Oladimeji better known as Ola Dips, is a Nigerian fast raising indigenous rapper and song writer born and bred in Ogun State, Nigeria. Ola Dips was born on the 24th of March 1995. Ola Dips is not very popular yet but he is currently one of the fast raising rappers in Nigeria today who has couple of hits that has been well received .
Ola Dips started his singing career far back in 2012 with his 1st mic-appearance on successful (Drake Ft. Trey Songz cover). Ola Dips grew up listening to the likes of late DaGrin, 9ice, 2face Idibia, Lord of Ajasa, Olamide, D’banj, Reminisce to mention few, he disclosed that the aforementioned Nigerian musicians are his source of inspiration and they have really influenced his music career greatly.
The fast raising Nigerian rapper gained recognition after winning Kokomaster D’banj’s ‘King is here’ competition , this award earned him a record deal with “Edge Records”, a record label owned by Nigerian top rapper at the moment, Reminisce. Winning the award got him a record deal with Reminisce record label “Edge Records” which is he still signed under at the moment. The Edge Records act who also known as Omo Iya Aje has performed live on several big stages which has also given him the luxury to perform with other big stars in the Nigeria Music Industry . The gifted rapper has been opportuned to visit some African countries couple of times for show . Just few years after launching into his career full time and professionally , he has been able to earned himself reputation and turned his name into a household brand. Just like his boss Reminisce and some other indigenous rapper like Olamide, CDQ etc he is one of the street favorite rapper.
As the street favorite, he has been able to gain fame ,. he prefer to rep the street because that is where he call his home. No doubt, Ola Dips is from the street and he promise not to disappoint them any time in his life. According to the Edge Records act, he is currently working on releasing songs this years and fans should be expecting an album form him too..
Some years ago when Ola Dips was still on his own without any label to sponsor his career, YBNL C.E.O Olamide Baddo confirms his admiration for the young rapper and pondered on signing, but insists he would love some competition, but the problem was that he shares almost the same style with “Chinko Ekun“, which is one major reason he didn’t sign him . Olamide further revealed that he can’t sign two artistes with the same style or with little difference as it will have an adverse implication on their career . If he had to sign him , it then means one of then would changes style which the outcome can not be predicted .
Ola Dips music is gaining great mass appeal and his rap style is being enjoyed by many especially the folks from the depth of the street. It is safe to say, the streets love him and he indeed loves them in return. In January 2017, Naijaloaded listed Ola Dips among the top 5 Yoruba rappers to watch in 2017, he was listed as the first person in the list.
Ola Dips Song (Both Featured In)
- “dreams and reality”
- “5am in ogun state”
- “Hello (Adele Cover)”
- “Asalamalekun” (Cover)
- Ola Dips – “Bounce” ft. Reminisce
- Ola Dips – “Let Dagrin Down” (Prod. by Sossick)
- ello bae”
- “march 24”
- DJ Instinct – “Omo Better” alongside Small Doctor
- “Blood Drive Cypher” – alongside Drew, Boogey, Young Soss, Paybac
- BME “Saliu Elenu Gboro” alongside Yung Tizzy (Prod. By Killertunes)
- Ajanaku – “Satiramoni” alongside Zlatan Ibile + “I’m Here” > Sossick – “Something Is Stinking”
- Killertunes – “Love In Pieces” alongside CDQ, T-Classic
Reminisce signs winner of D’banj’s ‘King is here’ competition, Ola Dips
This is how Thenet.ng reported the news when Reminisce signed him to his lable after he emerged the winner of D’banj’s ‘King is here’ competition;
Oladipupo Olabode Oladimeji better known as Ola Dips has been signed unto Edge Records which is home to Reminisce and Jahbless.
The rapper, who hit the limelight after winning D’banj’s ‘King is here’ competition, was signed unto the label days ago and has now released a new single which features label lead act, Reminisce.
According to the new arrangement, Ola Dips, who also dropped a cover of Adele’s massive hit, ‘Hello’ at the height of its rave, also doubles as an act under Reminisce’s LRR Records.
His new jam which features Reminisce is titled ‘Bounce’ and has started making waves among music fans