Sources just informed that rapper Da Grin is dead. He was hospitalized at Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) in Idi Araba after he was involved in a collison on the 14th of April. Doctors had informed he was pulling through after he was moved from the intensive unit of the hospital to the wards to be seen/visited by friends and family members. Rock solid and reliable sources just informed the Rapper is dead.
He was born Olaitan Oladapo Olaonipekun.
A friend of the 26 year old rapper also confirmed the news and informs his family members are not dealing with the loss well.
The Rap artiste who was nominated for the 2010 Hiphop World awards to take place in May was on his way from a friends place when he drove into a stationery truck.
Rest in Peace Da Grin.
UPDATE: The cause of his death has been raised. DJ Mighty Mike informs that the cause of his death is not certain “[but It's either] internal bleeding, collapse of vital organs, loss of blood, lack of adequate medical facilities , no XRay, no CT scan, no BCG machine or lack of enough information from his CABAL, May be more equipped hospital would have taken over or they tell us maybe we will suggest Ghana or Europe. now every thing is MAY BE, I weep for the parents and Nigeria at 50. I’m very sorry 4 Naija o” a colleague told him.
A statement released by his publicist read: He died at 6:00pm on Thursday April 22 – exactly eight days after he was involved in a ghastly accident in front of Alakara Police station, off Agege motor road, Mushin, Lagos.
He survived a serious head injury, as a result of the crash.
He was initially admitted at Tai Solarin Hospital, Baba Olosha Bus stop, Mushin before he was transferred to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Idi Araba where Doctors made serious efforts to save his life. He was admitted at the Intensive Care Unit and operated upon, and later moved to the private wing of the hospital.
Doctors worked day and night; we fasted and prayed, but all efforts to save his life proved abortive. We lost him on Thursday April 22, 2010 at 6:00PM.
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