7 Years After, Nigerians Remember Dagrin


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Fans of the late Nigerian rapper Dagrin are paying tributes to him, seven years after his death.died on April 22, 2010. He was just 22 years old, but his unique style of rap music was already very popular.

Oladapo Olaitan ‘Dagrin’ Olaonipekun who is credited for popularising Yoruba rap music died in the early hours of April 22, 2010 from injures he sustained in a lone accident in front of Alakara Police Station, off Agege Motor Road, Mushin, Lagos on April 14.

Dagrin's car during movie premier at Silverbird Gallery, Lagos

The car which was a wreck after the accident was last seen in public during the premier of the rapper’s highly criticized biopic in 2011. Where is the Nissan Maxima that Dagrin was driving on the ill-fated night? Should his car be preserved as national history?

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