Dagrin: 7 Years Down The Lane, The Game Has Never Been The Same

The Nigerian hip hop industry won't be in a haste to forget Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun widely known as Dagrin. The hip hop legend who met his demise, April 22, 2010 (exactly seven years) in a ghastly auto-accident, brought a vast change to the hip hop local scene - what we now celebrate as indigenous rap. Local rap in Nigeria had…Read More

Today Marks Da Grin’s 29th Posthumous Birthday

Da Grin
Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun, popular Nigerian indigenous rapper known as Da Grin is being celebrated today, October 21 for his 29th posthumous birthday. The Nigerian local rapper who infused Yoruba into his rap style to create what we now refer to as the Nigerian hip hop played a major role in the evolution of African Hip Hop. Making hits like Pon…Read More

TROD: Expect Dagrin In A New Dimension

TROD: Expect Dagrin In A New Dimension
TROD, I assume that's an abbreviation or something. what's the story behind the name? Truly the name TROD is an abbreviation which means The Return Of Dagrin. People really think everything about Dagrin is gone and forgotten. But for real, I believe since I'm alive, people who love Dagrin will always have it in their heart that his legacy still…Read More

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