Nigerians Remember Dagrin today, the great Icon who died from the complications caused by the fatality of the car accident he had in 2010.
Olamide Olaitan Olaonipekun who was popularly known as Dagrin was a Nigerian rapper from Ogun State in Nigeria.
On 22th of April 2010, He died at the age of 25 after a vehicle collided with his car which resulted in a fatal accident.
But before his death, Dagrin was a known rapper loved by many Nigerians, mostly the Yorubas. this is because of his lyrics on any song he sings or features.
His talent act made him well recognised by popular Nigerian singers who featured him. Dagrin was signed under the record label of Misofunyin Entertainment.
Nigerian Artistes like MI, Iceberg Slim, Terry G, Chudy K, Bigiano, Konga, Kenny Saint Brown and other artistes collaborated with him.
Still, in 2010, His hottest singer titled “Pon Pon Pon” was a hit that year, and as a matter of fact, He was nominated for the Nigerian Entertainment Award for Best Album, Best Rap Act and Best Collaboration with vocals.
He won Best Rap Album in 2010 Hip Hop World Award.
However, the likes of today’s reigning rap artistes like Olamide and others were not seen then. As today turns out to be 10 years that the great icon had died, Many Nigerians on Twitter are currently saying without the late talented man, Olamide won’t have been known in Nigeria.
Some Users on Twitter even said that Dagrin paved ways for other rap artistes in Nigeria.
The question is If Dagrin was still alive, Do you think Olamide will be Great like this?