YBNL Boss, Olamide took to his gram to pay a tribute to one of his very own “Dagrin” who if alive by now would have been one among naija hottest rapper but unfortunately death cheated on him.
Olamide wrote in the photo;
Happy G day Dagrin keep resting 👑 Shalewa sare wolewa suun sori bed mi yakata…… what’s your fav Grin line#TributeToDagrin
Dagrin died at the age of 22 on 22 April 2010 after a vehicle accident in Lagos, Nigeria.
Dagrin’s home was in Meiran, Alagbado, Lagos. His style of rapping incorporated Yoruba, English and Pidgin English. In 2010 he was nominated 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 Award 2010 for best rap album. From it came the singles “Pon Pon Pon”, and “Kondo”. Dagrin worked 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 associated with music producers like Sossick, Dr Frabz, Sheyman, Frenzy and 02.
Rest on Dagrin!