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Ladipoe, whose real name is Ladipo Eso, is a Nigerian rapper and songwriter who has been making waves in the Nigerian music industry. Born on May 8, 1986, in Lagos State, Nigeria, Ladipoe is the son of a medical doctor and a nurse. He grew up in a family of six and was exposed to music at a young age, as his parents were music lovers.
Ladipoe began his music career in 2008 and released his first mixtape, "Talk About Poe," in 2010. However, he gained mainstream recognition in 2018 with his hit single "Jaiye" featuring singer Johnny Drille. Since then, he has released several other hit songs, including "Based On Kpa," "Know You," and "Feeling" featuring Buju.
Ladipoe's music is a blend of hip-hop, Afro-pop, and Afrobeat, and he is known for his smooth flow and wordplay. He is also known for his ability to infuse his music with conscious lyrics that address social issues and personal struggles. He has collaborated with several other artists, including Falz, Tems, and Joeboy, among others.
One of the things that sets Ladipoe apart from other Nigerian rappers is his ability to appeal to a diverse audience. His music has been described as "genre-bending" and has gained him a large and dedicated fan base, both in Nigeria and internationally.
In addition to his music career, Ladipoe is also known for his fashion sense and has been featured in several fashion magazines. He has also been involved in various charitable initiatives, including the "Feed and Clothe the Kids" project, which provides food and clothing to underprivileged children in Nigeria.
Ladipoe has won several awards for his music, including the Best Rap Single award at the 2021 Headies Awards and the Best Collaboration award at the 2021 City People Music Awards. He continues to be a rising star in the Nigerian music industry, and his music and unique style have earned him a place among the top artists in the country.