Nigerian rapper, CDQ has claimed that is no more in Nigeria , as Nigerian Hip-Hop died with late indigenous rapper, DaGrin. “Nigerian Hip-Hop died when DaDrin died”, CDQ declares in a recent interview.
The “indomie” crooner disclosed while speaking on the first episode of Henessy sponsored Hip-Hop Docu-series, “The Conversation”.
CDQ alongside M.I Abaga, Vector and DJ Jimmy Jatt shared their respective opinions on the evolution of Hip Hop in Nigeria.
According to CDQ, since the untimely death of Dagrin, Hip Hop in the country has never been the same.
CDQ revealed that Dagrin was the only Nigerian artiste in his own opinion who stayed true to the hip hop genre of music.
Recall that Grin died April 22, 2010 at the age of 22 in a ghastly motor accident. The accident occurred In the early hours of April 14, 2010, when his car collided with a stationary articulated vehicle in front of Alakara Police Station, off Agege Motor Road, Mushin, Lagos.
Although DaGrin it has been 10 years since his death, Dagrin’s style of indigenous rap still influenced the Nigerian music scene.
Nigerian artists like Olamide, lil Kesh, Phyno, Reminisce, CDQ and many others are some of the best examples of Dagrin’s influence on the Nigerian music scene.