DaGrin is Dead. Tribute to Olaitan Oladapo a.k.a DaGrin (1987 -2010)

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Olaitan Oladapo a.k.a  DaGrin

DaGrin made his first appearance on YQ’s musical video- Efi Mile. DaGrin’s exceptional performance registered into people consciousness. Music producers, marketers, and record label knew that Dagrin has something inside of him that was special and distinct.
When the video PON PON PON, one of the tracks in his debut album was released, it was full of praises and encomiums. With the expertise of the vide director, PON PON PON’s video reveals originality and creativity that DaGrin possesses

During his life time, DaGrin featured dozens of musicians including Kenny Saint Brown, 9ice, Oluwe, YQ Isolate and others within is short presence in Nigeria Hip-Pop scene. Dagrin is a three-time hip-pop awards nominee; he was nominated in the Album of the Year, Artist of the Year and Best Rap Album categories of the 2010 Hip-Hop World Awards.

Dagrin  was a recording artiste, songwriter, rapper and performer. He was signed to his own label Missofunyin Entertainment and managed by Edlyne Records.

Although Dagrin is gone, he would not be forgotten for how he artfully blends his native language, Yoruba with English language to rap. Olaitain, may your gentle soul Rest In Peace (RIP).

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