Olamide, YBNL Boss took to his IG page to honour one of his very own “Dagrin” Who would have been one of the hottest rapper but death cheated on him.
Dagrin died at the age of 22 on 22 April 2010 after a vehicle accident in Lagos, Nigeria.
His style of rapping assimilated Yoruba, English and Pidgin English. In 2010 he was chosen for the Nigerian Entertainment Awards for Best Album (C.E.O.), Hottest Single “Pon Pon Pon”, Best Rap Act and Best Collaboration with vocals. His album C.E.O. (Chief executive Omota English: Chief Executive Gangster) won the Hip hop World Honour in 2010 for best rap album. From it came the singles “Pon Pon Pon”, and “Kondo”. Dagrin operated with other Nigerian artists such as Y.Q, 9ice, M.I, Iceberg Slim,Omobaba,Terry G, Ms Chief, Owen G, K01, code,MISTAR DOLLAR, TMD entertainment, Omawumi, Chudy K, Bigiano, and Konga. He linked with music producers like Sossick, Dr Frabz, Sheyman, Frenzy and 02.
Rest on Dagrin!
YBNL Boss wrote in his photo: Happy G day Dagrin keep resting 👑 Shalewa sare wolewa suun sori bed mi yakata…… what’s your fav Grin line
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