Slimcase biography, career achievements, journey to fame

In this post, Platinum Times Nigeria will work you through the biography and career achievements of hip-hop artist, Slimcase.

Oluwafemi Oladapo, popularly known as Slimcase, is a singer, songwriter, hypeman and actor from Lagos State Nigeria.

He is renowned for collaborating with fellow music artist, D’banj to produce the single,’Issa Banger’ and ‘Gucci Snake’, by Wizkid accompanied by the ‘shaku shaku’ dance.

His music style incorporates a blend of  Afrobeat, street-hop, and dancehall beats.

Profile summary

Real Name: Oluwafemi Oladapo

Stage name: Slimcase

Date of birth: 22nd August, 1982

State of origin: Lagos State, Nigeria

Religion: Christianity

Relationship status: Single

Career: Musician


Slimcase hails frm the Nigerian Yoruba tribe, precisely from Ikorodu in Lagos State, he was birthed on August 22nd, 1982 and given the name, Oluwafemi Oladapo.

He was raised by his parents in a modest christian home in Lagos State.

He had his elementary and secondary education in Lagos State where he subsequently received both his first school leaving certificate and his West African senior school certificate.


Slimcase began his music career as a rapper and hypeman in the streets of Lagos before transitioning to the dancehall music which allowed him to connect with audiences through his raw and relatable lyrics.

He was brought to limelight with the release of the hit single “Oshozondi,” which quickly became a club and street anthem.

His popularity increased after the release of the songs Issa Banger and Codeine Diet.

He is well known for being one of the promoters of the street dance, Shaku Shaku.

In 2018, he featured on commercially acclaimed Nigerian Street-Hop single ‘Shepeterri’ by Idowest and was subsequently nominated for The Headies Best Street-Hop Artiste and Best new act at Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

He is known for collaborating with top Nigerian artistes like Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, Mr Eazi, 2Baba to produce chart-topping hits.


  • Kalamo
  • Furoonaire
  • Hawahoo
  • Lambaxtra
  • Azaman
  • Ijoba
  • Bushman
  • Pongilah
  • MajeOmo
  • Mr Dickson
  • Focus Vibe
  • Otumba Lamba
  • Oshozondi
  • Oh Baby Ringtone
  • Shepeteri
  • Yaji
  • Overload etc.

Personal life

Slimcase remains stable and committed to his craft irrespective of his fame.

He strives to push boundaries with his music, exploring different music genres just to entertain his fans.

His is yet to be married and prefers to keep his romantic relationships away from the media.

The Shaku’ Shaku’ crooner  is also given to several philanthropic activities that helps to support and encourage young music talents.

In his quest to help upcoming artists achieve success in the industry, Slimcase organizes and hosts a weekly IG Live session for young rappers to display their raw talent so as to help these music acts accumulate huge fanbase.


In 2018, he received the City People Entertainment Awards for Best Collabo.

He also received a nomination for Best Street-Hop Artiste at The Headies in the same year.

He was a contender for Best New Talent at the 2018 Nigerian Entertainment Awards.

Net worth

Since his rise to popularity, Slimcase has strived to cement his status as a most sought after artist in the entertainment sphere, he has so far garnered a net wealth of over $700,000 for himself.

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