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29 Sep 2020
Talent manager Ola Badmus professionally known as Olamus, the former manager to late Nigerian rapper Dagrin is dead. It is gathered that Olamus slumped and died in his Lagos residence on Sunday, September 27. Olamus is reported to have managed the late Dagrin as well as a number of other notable Nigerian celebrities. Music producer…
25 Apr 2020
It was exactly a decade ago, on Wednesday, April 22, when the Nigerian music industry was thrown into mourning following the announcement of the tragic death of DaGrin, one of the most promising rappers the industry had seen.
22 Apr 2020
Born on 21 October 1987 as Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun but better known as Dagrin, he was an award-winning Nigerian rapper from Ogun, Nigeria. The late rapper attended Meiran community primary school, Roseille Nursery and Primary School, Meiran Community high school and Egbado College. His style of rapping incorporated Yoruba, English and Pidgin English for which…
29 Jun 2019
To give back to the society, Nigerian artiste, Sodiq Abubakar Yusuf, popularly known as CDQ, has rewarded fans for their loyalty and given scholarship to some students in Ikeja, Lagos.
23 Apr 2019
Two persons were confirmed dead, while 10 others sustained injuries in an accident involving a Mazda bus at Danliti Ayetoro area on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Mr. Babatunde Akinbiyi, the spokesperson, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta yesterday. Akinbiyi explained that the accident occurred at…
10 Feb 2019
A couple of days ago, I was watching Guy Ritchie’s sophomore movie Snatch (2000), the brilliant follow up to his fantastic directorial debut Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998). Being one of my favourite films, it wasn’t the first time of watching. Aside the great dialogue, insane sequences and incredibly memorable characters with bizarre…
29 Apr 2017
Dagrin created enough to last a lifetime; he took dialectical (indigenous) rap, ran with and made it better. He transformed and made it popular, taking it from a niche sound to a commercial movement.

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