Today is the late Olaitan Olanipekun popularly known as DaGrin’s birthday and we share some fun facts about the music icon and more.
1) The Rapper attended Meiran community primary school, Roseille Nursery and Primary School, Meiran Community high school and Egbado College.
2) Dagrin’s mother, Mrs. Olaonipekun, was the second of his father’s three wives.
3) He was 26 years old when he died in a car accident.
4) His father’s speech at the candle light ceremony was the rap he did to the song he was featured in by YQ, titled: ‘Efimile’….
5) His ill-fated car, Nissan Maxima was a 2008 model and carried the number plate, DAGRIN 03
6) His father’s nickname is Nelly. He has a music store located at Meiran bus stop, ‘House of Nelly sounds’ store where he used to stay before moving to Surulere.
7) The late rapper’s body was brought into the cemetery for burial in a black Ebony Escalade Cadillac ESV 2007 model.
8) His Twitter ID was @Dagrinfimile, Facebook was Dagrin fimilejo. He had 4,930 friends on Facebook.
9) The last time he logged on to twitter was on Thursday April 8, 2010.
10) He got the nickname Barack O’Grin from the remix song he did with General Pype titled ‘Champion’.