Slimcase is a 39-year-old Nigerian music artist, rapper, composer, hypeman, and actor who goes by the name Oluwafemi Oladapo (born August 22, 1982).
Slimcase, who had previously worked as a club and party promoter, rose to prominence in the industry after being featured on Idowest’s hit song Shepeteri.
He rose to prominence with the release of the songs Issa Banger and Codeine Diet. He is most known for being one of the promoters of the Shaku Shaku street dance.
Slimcase was awarded the City People Entertainment Award for Best Collabo in 2018 as a consequence.
|WIKI FACTS & ABOUT DATA|
|Full Name:||Oluwafemi Oladapo|
|Born:||22 August 1982 (age 39 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Lagos, Nigeria|
|State Of Origin:||Lagos State|
|Girlfriend • Wife:||Not Married|
|Occupation:||Singer • Songwriter|
|Net Worth:||$500,000 – $700,000|
Slimcase was born on August 22, 1982, to the Oladapo family. His parents gave him the name Oluwafemi. He was born into a Christian family from the Yoruba tribe in southwest Nigeria.
With his brothers, the rapper was required in Lagos’ mainland area, notably Ikorodu City.
Slimcase had been raised.
In Ikorodu, he received his basic and senior school education.
After six years of study, Slimcase received his First School Leaving Certificate. After that, while he was in SS3, he took the West African School Certificate Examinations and passed with honors.
Slimcase became interested in music during his final year of high school and dreamed of becoming a rapper. He began by rapping only in English before incorporating his native Yoruba accent into his tracks.
Slimcase found it difficult to break into the sector owing to the hundreds of talented people in the country. He opted to work as a hypeman and compose music on the side because he had yet to generate any money from his music career.
Slimcase’s career took off quickly after this, as he went from playing at a single job to performing at many venues within months of starting out. He became one of the highest-paid hypemen in Lagos State, a nocturnal entertainment hotspot, in no time.
Slimcase got to meet a lot of music artists who came to have a good time at such venues since he played at some of Nigeria’s best clubs and lounges. And he was able to form relationships with these musicians, which would come in handy when he chose to restart his music career.
Slimcase got his opportunity when he was featured on Shepeteri by local rapper Idowest. The song was a huge smash in the United States, and it was named one of the top-charting Street-Pop songs of 2017 and 2018. The song also helped to popularize the Shaku Shaku street dance, which has since become a favorite of many Nigerians.
Slimcase released his own successful singles, Oshozondi and Otunba Lamba, riding on the popularity of Shepeteri. Slimcase benefited from several cooperation chances as a result of the tracks’ popularity among fans of street-pop music.
Slimcase had collaborated with Tiwa Savage, DJ Neptune, Mr Real, D’banj, DJ Enimoney, Olamide, Zlatan Ibile, 2Baba, Larry Gaaga, Mz Kiss, Wizkid, Yemi Alade, Mr Eazi, CDQ, and Peruzzi in less than two years.
Slimcase has added commercially hit tracks to his Discography since his ascent to stardom in 2017. Azaman, Ijoba, Bushman, Focus Vibe, MajeOmo, Mr Dickson, Oh Baby Ringtone, Kalamo, Watch, Furoonaire, Lambaxtra, Pongila, Gucci Snake, Mari, Malowa, Naija Issa Goal, Overload, and Yaji are just a few examples.
Awards and Nominations
Slimcase was named Best Collabo at the 2018 City People Entertainment Awards.
He was nominated for Best Street-Hop Artiste at The Headies the same year. In 2018, he was also nominated for the Nigerian Entertainment Awards’ Best New Act category.
Slimcase is regarded as one of the most influential Nigerian rappers on social media. He has over 2.3 million followers on Instagram.
- Intstagram handle – @iam_slimcase
- Twitter handle – @iam_slimcase
Slimcase, an indigenous rapper, had his 39th birthday on August 22nd. He is a powerful person in the Nigerian music business, and he has friendships with both established and up-and-coming musicians.
Slimcase arranges and presents a weekly IG Live session for rappers in order to assist young musicians in achieving success in the business. Every week, he brings an unknown rapper to the event to showcase their skills. The purpose is to assist these musicians in expanding their fan base.
As a consequence, this program is seen by millions of Slimcase enthusiasts every week. Slimcase has also been acknowledged by numerous up-and-coming rappers for providing them with a platform to progress in the business.
Slimcase has a collection of exotic automobiles and lives in a well-furnished condominium in Lekki, Lagos. Slimcase is also a rising star in the acting world. He appeared in Funke Akindele Bello’s successful film Omo Ghetto The Saga.
Slimcase has amassed a sizable fortune since his meteoric rise four years ago. The majority of his profits come from his singing career, with the remainder coming from his investments in small enterprises.
Slimcase has an estimated net worth of $500,000 – $700,000.