12 years after, fans mourn rapper, Dagrin


Fans are mourning Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun, popular by his stage name —Dagrin — who died on April 22, 2010, when he rammed his newly-acquired Nissan Maxima into a stationary truck at night.

The Ogun State-born versatile rapper was 25 years old.

His death remains one of the biggest tragedies suffered by Nigerian music industry.

Here are some reactions from fans, as they continue to pay homage to him:
@Popoolavictor said: “Today marks exactly 12 years that the Nigerian iconic musician and songwriter was announced dead.

“Forever in our heart. Rest in Peace, Dagrin.”

@Rayokasali said: “It’s been 12 years without you Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun.
“Every day, boys still dey get Ghetto Dreams to Make Doe, but Streets still Gboro and FG dey knack masses Kondo Nla for head.

“But Thank God, cos we still dey Pon Pon Pon with Swag.

“Your music lives on. Rest in peace Da Grin.”