Fans gather to pay tribute to late Nigerian rapper Dagrin at burial ground 14 years after his death

  • Hardcore fans pay tribute to Nigerian rapper Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun, popularly known as Dagrin 14 years after his tragic death.
  • Dagrin, known for his unique rap style blending Yoruba, English, and Pidgin, died in a car accident on April 22, 2010, at 25.
  • Fans visit Dagrin’s burial ground, wearing custom-designed tops in his honor.

Fans of the late Nigerian rapper Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun, popularly known as Dagrin, have converged at his burial site to honor his memory 14 years after his tragic passing.

Dagrin, who revolutionized the Nigerian music scene with his unique blend of Yoruba, English, and Pidgin English rap, left an indelible mark on the industry before his untimely passing.

The late rapper, renowned for hits such as “Pon Pon Pon” and “Kondo,” met his demise on April 22, 2010, at just 25 years old, following a fatal car accident in Lagos.

Fans pay tribute to Dagrin at burial site 14 years after his tragic death
Dagrin.

After colliding with a stationary truck near the Alakara Police Station in Mushin, Lagos, Dagrin slipped into a coma for eight agonizing days before succumbing to his injuries.

Fast forward 14 years, a group of devoted Nigerians, wearing custom-designed tops paying homage to the rap legend, made a pilgrimage to his resting place to honor his enduring legacy.

The emotional tribute was captured in poignant scenes as fans paid their respects, with many taking photographs beside Dagrin’s resting place.

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♬ Thank God – Dagrin

In other news, Nigerian rapper Illbliss pays tribute to his late colleague, Oladapo Olaonipekun, popularly known as Dagrin, while reflecting on his memory

Dagrin tragically lost his life in a ghastly car accident on the 22nd of April, 2010.

In commemoration of the 14th anniversary of his passing, Illbliss honors Dagrin’s enduring influence by acknowledging that his “legacy will live on forever”.

Taking to social media on April 24, 2024, Illbliss shared a heartfelt post along with a picture of Dagrin, expressing his sentiments:

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