By name Oluwafemi Oladapo who by virtual of a music career was known as Slimcase, he is Nigerian, an artist and songwriter. Slimcase net worth begins with his birth in Lagos in Ikorodu to be precise in the year 1982. But this man was into street hustling not until 2013 when he started his music career fully as an artist even though he is still growing in the industry but in his few years of work in the music industry he has created a niche for himself.
Slimcase Net Worth
Slim case who was born on the 22nd of August in Ikorodu area of Lagos grew up on the streets. The young man rose from a humble background to become the music sensation we know him to be today. He didn’t always have it so rosy, he had to work his way up the hard way. Without a doubt, Slimcase is the new voice of the street. In an exclusive interview he granted Saturday Beats, the Oshozondi singer mentioned that he was once a factory worker, something he did for about 10 years earning a paltry #15,000 monthly. Slimcase claimed to have worked with Dangote and a host of other companies that produce dry gin before he found fame. He has seen his stock rise recently as he bows charges as high as #1 million per show as one of the most sought-after artists in Nigeria currently.
Slimcase Net Worth 2019
The net worth of Slimcase is currently not known but be rest assured the young man is raking in cool bucks for himself. He has signed a few endorsements and he charge a cool million naira per show as of now.
His sojourn into the music industry started about three years after he started working as a factory worker. He started off as a rapper but that genre of music wasn’t paying off financially and his career was not growing either so he switched sound. He embraces the ghetto sound, this move proved to be a masterstroke turning him into one of the raves of the moment artistes in Nigeria today.
The young man confessed he never in his wildest dreams believed he would be this huge within such a short period of time in the industry. According to him, he has been in the industry for about 7 years starting off as a rap artiste and doing radio-friendly songs.
His life and music took a turn for the best when the Shaky Shaku trend came on board. Before he put out his hit song Oshozondi, the guys on the streets of Mushin and Agege areas of Lagos had been dancing the Shaku Shaku dance but there was no beat that blended with their songs.
These guys had been on the lookout for a peculiar beat that would be rhythmic with the sound but the likes of Davido and Wizkid had been giving them posh songs till he came on board and released the Oshozondi song and the beat was made purely for the street, it was 100% Shaku Shaku beat.
The trend of the new song coupled with the dance step came out at the perfect time and it worked for him. Before he knew it, people started dancing Shaku Shaku to his song and people it began to say all over town that Slimcase is the originator of the Shaku Shaku.
After he introduced himself and style of music to the people with Oshozondi, he followed up with Legbelegbe. The song equally proved to be a hit subsequently sustaining the interest people had developed in Slimcase and his music.
At last, the hard work of the young man had paid off. It immediately became clear that he was the in-thing, the king of the moment as every artiste in the Nigerian music industry both established and upcoming wanted to jump on a track with him. He sort of became the new King Midas of the industry as every track he voiced was an instant hit.
In the same interview with Saturday Beats, he confessed he never imagined the likes of D’banj or Tiwa Savage would feature on the same track as him. He felt he had been pranked when a call came in inviting him to feature on a track with D’banj. He has gone on to feature on several monster hit tracks including featuring on a track with the golden boy of Nigerian music, wizkid himself.
As expected, there has been a good number of negative issues surrounding Slimcase net worth.
There have been talks from several corners that he is a threat to the likes of Olamide, Lil Kesh and Small Doctor, the singer humbly conceded that he was simply their colleague and not a threat to any of these already established acts.
He went on to say that he has only brought a new sound from the street to the main scene of the Nigerian music industry. He believes people just like the way he does his thing because they cannot even decipher if he is singing or just talking in his songs. This sort of makes him unique and acceptable to the Street.
The young man is gracious to God for where he is today in his music career and appreciates the fact that every other street style artiste known in the music industry is doing well in their own lane. There have been claims that his songs and the entire Shaky Shaku movement promote immorality, a rumor he was quick to dispel. He emphasized that the songs do not promote immorality at all.
The Shaku Shaku songs according to him are street songs from the innermost parts of the ghetto and as such, they only paint what happens in the innermost parts of the ghetto. There has to be someone singing about such happenings and he just happened to be the pioneer of the movement.
Conclusion on Slimcase Net Worth 2019
The story of Slimcase is another indicator of the fact that hard work pays. He came out from very humble beginnings and has worked his way up the ladder in his chosen career. It was never easy, never pretty but he preserved.
Today, his story is a success and he is an inspiration to many coming up through the ranks. He has features on the following tracks; Oshozondi, Omo Shepeteri, Lavish, Issa Banger, Codeine Diet, Shakpati, Shempe, Gucci Snake, Malowa and Maro. He has been nominated for the prestigious Headies award in the year 2018 and has won the Nigerian Hype award for Best street act 2018.
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