Nigerians pay tribute to Dagrin, 10 years after his death
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 limelight.
Thus, his death wrecked a lot of fans who love 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.
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.
Check tweets below:
Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun also known as Dagrin (25 October 1984 – 22 April 2010), was a Nigerian rapper from Ogun, Nigeria.
He died in a Car accident…
Keep resting Great Icon
Nigerians Miss you
— Emmanuel Babatunde ™ (@Emmanuel_Babs) April 22, 2020
How time flies ..just like yesterday one of the best indigenous rappers left this world . 10 years gone so fast . Rest on Dagrin #Dagrin10yrs
— LARRY'S (@KinglarryD13th) April 22, 2020
— Tunde Abass (@tundeabass) April 22, 2020
Dagrin barrack 'O' Green
The best street raper of his time.
A king I Stan
What's ur favorite dagrin tack.
Mine: Kondo and Thank God#Dagrin10yrs
— MoMaYZaNNaH® (@muhammadzannah) April 22, 2020
— Happenings In Ogun (@OgunHappenings) April 22, 2020
— Amuzat Is'haq Dimeji (@AmuzatOladimeji) April 22, 2020
"How do you convince the upcoming generation that education is the key to success when we are surrounded by poor graduates and rich criminals" – Da Grin #Dagrin10yrs pic.twitter.com/fCQchlgIas#Dagrin10yrs
— †.M.I.D.E???? (@fateedex_mac) April 22, 2020
— Gboy_Fabulouz (@davoe005) April 22, 2020
— Small_god22.0 (@jagaban96) April 22, 2020
Today makes it 10 years, we lost you to this terrible car accident. DAGRIN EXECUTIVE OMO ITA AKOGUN 1.
AKOGUN OMO OGUN.
The King of his time
Musical Icon and Legend
Forever in our Hearts#Dagrin10yrs pic.twitter.com/7vbVbVmVYM
— Aspiring Billionaire ???????????????? (@tjmilky) April 22, 2020