“Nigerian Hip-Hop Died When DaGrin Died” – Rapper, CDQ Speaks

"Nigerian Hip-Hop Died When DaGrin Died" - Rapper, CDQ Speaks

Popular Nigerian has made a very interesting statement about the late ’s impact on the Nigerian hip hop music scene.

made this known while speaking on the first episode of Henessy’s Hip-Hop documentary series, “The Conversation.”

The along with Vector, MI Abaga, DJ Jimmy Jatt gave their respective opinions on the evolution of Hip Hop in Nigeria.

According to him, since ’s untimely death, Hip Hop has suffered a major decline even until now.

He further reinforced his point by saying that the was the only artist in his own opinion who stayed true to the genre.

He died on April 22, 2010.

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He was only 22 years old, but his unique style of rap music was already very popular.

In the early hours of April 14, 2010, had been involved in a lone accident,

colliding with an articulated vehicle stopped in front of the Alakara Police Station, Agege Motor Road, Mushin, Lagos.

Before handing over the ghost, he was first treated at Tai Solarin Hospital, Mushin, but later transferred to Lagos University Hospital, Idi Araba.

where doctors pronounced him dead after efforts to save his life failed.

Although he lived a short life, his indigenous rap style continues to influence the Nigerian music scene.

Artists like Olamide, Lil Kesh, Phyno, Reminisce,

and many others are some of the best examples of ’s influence on the Nigerian music scene.

 

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