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Dagrin death is exactly 10year today



Born 25 October 1984
Ogun State, Nigeria
Origin Ogun, Nigeria
Died 22 April 2010 (aged 25)
Mushin , Lagos State, Nigeria
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper, singer
Instruments Vocal, piano
Years active 1994–2010
Labels Misofunyin Entertainment

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Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun, which is popularly know  as Dagrin CEO which was born (25 October 1984  and death on 22 April 2010), was a Nigerian Yoruba Rapper from Ogun, Nigeria. Also A film of his life which is entitled as Ghetto dream was released in April 2011.Dagrin home was in Meiran, Alagbado, Lagos. While His style of Rapping incorporated Yoruba, English and also 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. [3] His album C.E.O. (Chief executive Omota English: Chief Executive Gangster) won the Hip hop World Award 2010 for best rap album. [4] 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. One of the song he sang from the album C.E.O. was If I Die , it was as if he knew he was going to actually die after the release of that album. [5]
He died at the age of 25 on 22 April 2010 after a vehicle accident in Lagos , Nigeria. [1]
Legacy
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Dagrin's single "Pon Pon Pon" has some cultural significance, it talks about the life style in Lagos, Agege, Ifewara, Mushin, Ikeja, Surulere, Isale Eko, and many other parts of south western Nigeria where life in the slums mixes up with life in the affluent cities and parts of Lagos Nigeria. His songs touch upon ethnicity, pride, while surviving the streets of Lagos and a hint of criticism elderly people hurls against bad behaviour.
The music video proudly displays young people in their twenties and early thirties proudly displaying their tribal marks in retrospect of the old Yoruba empire of Ile-Ife .
Ghetto Dreamz
A film of his life Ghetto Dreamz, starring Trybson Dudukoko and Doris Simeon-Ademinokan as his girlfriend has been made and was released in April 2011. [6]
Awards and nominations
Won
2010 Hip Hop World Awards – Best Rap Album
Nominated
2010 Hip Hop World Awards –
Artiste of the Year
Interview about album
Album review
Biography
News article after his death [permanent dead link ]
Ghetto Dreamz Trailer
Best Of Dagrin DaGrin
Background information
Birth name Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun
Also known as Barack O'Grin, Lyrical Werre, Fi mi le Jo.
Associated acts Sossick, D.J Spaclare, D.J Neptune, MI,
9ice , Reminisce,Konga, Omawunmi, TGBT Entertainment,

Ruggedman, Kode, OritseFemi, Kenny St. Brown, Sheyman


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