Meaning Of ‘Saint Sami Ganja’ And All You Need To Know About Slimcase
Slimcase is a street rapper, with energetic style of singing. He broke into limelight after the Shaku Shaku dance went viral and became a nationwide topic.
Early Life / Education
Oluwafemi Oladapo Oke-Eko, popularly known by his stage name Slimcase was born in Ikorodu area of Lagos state on the August 22, 1982. The singer also grew up in Ikorodu. Slimcase received most of his education on the streets of Lagos.
Slimcase started his career as a comedian where he performed for friends, family members and social gathering before music found him.
He came across a friend in 2011, Beat by Sars “not to be confused with Sarz the beat”, who helped him record his first ever vocals for a song in Akoka in a dingy studio near the University of Lagos (UNILAG).
Slimcase started his music career as a rapper having been influenced by the likes of Eminem, Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Dr Dre and many others.
Slimcase rose to fame after capitalizing on the new dance step “Shaku Shaku” with his song “Oshozondi”. At that time the likes of Olamide’s “Wo”, Small doctor “Penalty” were the rave of the moment.
Ever since he came to limelight, he has been a force to reckon with, having been featured by music stars across the country including; DBanj’s “Issa Banger” featuring Mr Real, Yemi Alade’s “Shakpati”, DJ Enimoney’s “Diet” featuring Tiwa Savage and Reminisce and also one of his biggest project, collaboration with Wizkid on “Gucci Snake”.
- Otunba Lamba
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Slimcase has had some hit singles, but he’s yet to release an album.
2018 City People Music Award – Best Collabo of the Year for ‘Diet’
Oshozondi crooner Slimcase was trolled by fans after he granted an interview at the Soundcity MVP 2019, where he said he hopes to feature Cardi B, Rihanna and the Migos.
This drew reactions from social media users. Read some comments below;
Slim case to ft Cardi B,
— Abuja Minister – LLB, B.L,BBM, MG (@Sir_BiolaPr) January 5, 2019
#SoundcityMVP Slimcase said Y'all should watch out for him 2019. Slimcase FT Rihanna and Cardi B 😂😂😂
— Dipo (@swag_lukarz) January 5, 2019
Slim Case gonna feature Cardi B 😂 😂….
It will probably arrive when 9ice gives us that Grammy's 😂
— . (@The_Real_Enesco) January 5, 2019
Are we just going to ignore the fact that Skim Case wants an international collabo with Cardi B Beyoncé, etc?
— Ronald X | The #GigGuy 🇳🇬 🚀 (@IAmRonaldX) January 5, 2019
Slimcase is popular for using the slang ‘Saint Sami Ganja’, which he kept the meaning from fans for a very long time, keeping fans guessing what the meaning of the slang might be.
The singer eventually revealed the meaning of ‘Saint Sami Ganja’ to depict the contrast of life as two different sides of a coin.
He explains that Saint means Heaven, Ganja means Hell, Sami means in between. Therefore, it is a balance between Good and Bad, Truth and Lie, Love and Hate.
Slimcase whose big break came from music in 2017, has disclosed that he used to be factory worker who earned N15k monthly.
The singer who talked about being in a relationship in the interview with Saturday Beats, stated that he is in a complicated relationship because music comes with women.
He said, “Music comes with women; I do the ones I can do and I leave the rest to God. Presently, I am in a complicated relationship; it is going back and forth.”
Slimcase is not married.
Twitter – @iamSlimcase