In Memory of Deejay Olu per Nigerian Creatives

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Two days ago, the news that Gbemiga Abiodun popularly known as Deejay Olu had been found dead in his car alongside friend and partner, Chime sadly made its way out. Since then social media’s streets have been full of tributes the DJ and entrepreneur who has gone too soon. His impact as a DJ was limitless as he inspired the crop of young DJs who have come out of Lagos in the past 5 years, acquired Vapors Night Club last December and continued to gain reputability with customizations to cars through his DJ Olu Customs outfit.

Davido who had OLU as one of his early DJs was quick to acknowledge the influence the late powerhouse had on him and dedicated his 30 Billion African Tour opener in Bloemfontein, South Africa to OLU and recently passed friend, Tagbo.

Many others including Wizkid, Runtown, Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy, Ayo Jay, Dremo, DJ Spinall and more have also honored the late and offered their condolences to the Abiodun family while highlighting his craft, personality and impact.

At 24, Olu’s impact exceeded the years he spent on earth, paving the way for young DJ’s and creatives by breaking new music and showing the endless possibilities that existed. A legend gone too soon, Rest in Power Deejay Olu.

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