Top 10 Nigerian Celebrities Who Died Before The Age Of 40, No 1 On The List Will Surprise You


Promising rapper, Olaitan Olanipekun better known as Dagrin, from Ogun state, left Nigerians devastated when he died on April 22, 2010, 8 days after he was involved in a ghastly car accident in front of Alakara Police Station, off Agege motor road, Mushin, 10 nigerian celebrities

He was only 25 years old. The accident had happened April 14th, 2010.

Dagrin was a rap star. His sophomore album ‘was the hottest thing on the streets late 2009 and 2010. He was widely regarded as the new rap messiah.

His brand of reality rap – a hustler’s dream, ambition and nightmares resonated with millions of young Nigerians who were going through the same struggle. Dagrin was their mouthpiece.

Dagrin left behind a blossoming career and heartbroken parents, fans. A biopic titled Ghetto Dreamz has since been produced to celebrate the Ogun state born rapper.

Dagrin’s ill-fated car, Nissan Maxima was a 2008 model and carried the number plate, DAGRIN 03.

His Twitter ID was @Dagrinfimile, Facebook was Dagrin fimilejo. He had 4,930 friends on Facebook.

The last time he logged on to Twitter was on Thursday April 8, 2010.

He got the nickname Barack O’Grin from the remix song he did with General Pype titled ‘Champion’.

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