Nigerian Hip-hop Veteran B-Elect Is Dead

Nigerian hip-hop veteran and a member of the long-defunct hip-hop group, Da Thoroughbreds, B-Elect died yesterday, June 8, at the hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest.

He is best known for works with Da Thoroughbreds, an award-winning hip-hop group with other members like Elajoe, Obiwon, Chief Rocka, MGB and Elajoe. He also released his solo debut “Hard Listeners” in 2013, and followed up three years after with “Gospel Truf.”

He has ever since served as an elder statesman and a big brother to many rising hip-hop acts. He also made several significant contributions to the struggling genre in Nigeria as a curator as well as an OAP of the Nairap radio show.

Many have taken to their social media pages to express their shock and sadness at the news of the passing of this much-beloved personality. Others have shared some of their unforgettable memories and encounter with the rapper.

Rest In Peace B-Elect.


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