Nigerians remember rapper Dagrin 10 years after his death
- Indigenous rapper Dagrin died in a ghastly car accident on April 22, 2010
- 10 years after his death, many fans of the talented rapper have taken to social media to remember him
- Dagrin, best known for songs like Pon Pon Pon, Ghetto Dream and If I die, passed on shortly after coming into the limelight
Many Nigerian music lovers are currently celebrating the late Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun, professionally known as Dagrin who was described as one of the best indigenous rappers Nigeria ever had.
A lot of hearts were broken when Dagrin got involved in a ghastly accident that claimed his life, on April 22, 2010. The rapper who broke out as one of the first indigenous Yoruba rappers had just come into the limelight.
Thus, his death wrecked a lot of fans who loved and adored the Ghetto Dream rapper. Well, Dagrin may be long gone but his music is still very much around, keeping his memory in the hearts of many fans, alive.
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Currently trending at number one spot in the Nigerian Twitter community is #Dagrin10yrs. Many fans using the hashtag are celebrating the life of the talented rapper whose short stay in music will forever be remembered.
See some tweets below:
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Born on October 25, 1984, his sojourn into music was indeed a memorable one as his style of rapping incorporated Yoruba, English and Pidgin English.
His song Pon Pon Pon, won the Hottest Single. He also won Best Rap Act and Best Collaboration with vocals. His album C.E.O. (Chief executive Omota) won the Hip hop World Award 2010 for best rap album.
In other news, the chairman of First Bank of Nigeria, Ibukun Awosika, recently lost her father, Abdul Moshood Adekola, at the age of 87, on April 20. The top businesswoman and author took to her official Instagram page to share the sad news.
Sharing a young photo of her late father, she wrote a beautiful message of appreciation for all the things he did for her and her siblings while alive. Her father who was a single dad until his death lost his wife in 2001.
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