From time to time, we have thrown light on some facts about your favorite artists. The artist we are highlighting today is Ladipoe. If you do not know Ladipoe I bet you know his number one hit single at the moment “Know You“, Were he features songstress Simi. Also “Know You” has been on the No.1 spot on our top 20 Naija charts for two consecutive weeks. It’s a viral sensation and can be said to be the most used song for Tik Tok duet.
LadiPoe’s Music Career
Ladipo Eso, popularly known as Poe or Ladipoe is one of the best rappers and songwriters at the moment. Don Jazzy signed him to the Marvins record label in 2017. Since his breakthrough single “Adore Her” Ladipoe has been nothing but a great artist. His diverse sound does not place him under any music genre. According to him ” all styles of music are valid”.
Ladipoe has collaborated with A-list artists such as Falz, M.I, Seyi Shay, Reminisce just to mention a few. His collaboration with Falz won him the “Nigerian Entertainment Award for Best Collaboration” in 2015. Also, his collaboration with M.I put him as one of only two featured artists on Nigeria’s famous rappers’ final mixtape.
He has an album “Talk About Poe” that has really placed him in the center of the universe. The album enlists 10 singles with the last track “Revival” standing out. Ladipoe says “Revival” is “everything, what it means to be an artist is to be all of who you are”. He went ahead to declare himself the leader of the revival.
Towards the end of 2019, Ladipoe made a challenge for himself “Revival Sunday”. Every week he dropped a single. It was refreshing as it was mixed both his original songs and covers of his favorite artists.
Facts About Ladipoe
These are five facts about Ladipoe the rapper.
- Ladipoe Majored in both Biology and Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
- He is the first rapper artist signee in Mavins Record Label
- Ladipo is also a co-founder of Lyrically Equipped.
- Poe draws inspiration from the Slum Village, Lupe, and Little Brother.
- He was an affiliate of Show Dem Camp.