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Fatai Rolling Dollar Is Dead: He Died This Morning In Lagos

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June 12, 2013 – Fatai Rolling Dollar Is Dead: He Died This Morning At A Lagos Hospital

Weeks after he was admitted to a private hospital in Lagos, veteran high-life musician, Fatai Rolling Dollar has died.

According to sources, the singer struggled to pay his bills but wasn’t properly treated by the doctors over his inability to pay some important bills.

According to one of his wife, he has been on the sick bed for the past 6 weeks.

They hope he will recover but alas he passed away in the wee hours of Wednesday June 12th, 2013 at the age of 86.

He was born Fatai Olayiwola Olagunju to the family of late chief Olagunju in Ede, Osun State, Nigeria on the 22nd of July 1926.

He came into spotlight in 1953 and has trained several successful musicians like Evangelist Ebenezer obey, Bob Aladeniyi, Orlando Owo and many other.

He’s the pioneer of Juju music in Nigeria

Years back, it seems like Pa Rolling Dollar was in the nightfall of his career, but he took many by surprise and the Nigerian scene as he stormed back with back with his hit song, ‘WON KERE SI NUMBER WA’, which became the anthem of young and old, also the song was used as signature tunes for some brand commercials.

May his soul rest in perfect peace.



  1. modecai

    June 12, 2013 at 2:06 PM

    Rest in peace baba fatai.


    June 12, 2013 at 2:29 PM

    May his soul rest in perfect peace

  3. jafo

    June 12, 2013 at 2:44 PM

    May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace,Adieu.

  4. Omachoko Joseph

    June 12, 2013 at 2:48 PM

    RIP PA Rolling Dollars. It is a price we must all pay sometime someday.
    Above all, we must try to live a Godly life.

  5. Joe

    June 12, 2013 at 2:50 PM

    Rest in Perfect Peace Baba Rolling Dollar.

  6. olatunji

    June 12, 2013 at 3:09 PM

    Baba,o digba.may his gentle soul rest in peace

  7. Anelka

    June 12, 2013 at 3:15 PM

    may his soul rest in perfect peace

  8. Segun Adepoju

    June 12, 2013 at 3:28 PM

    He has lived his life. May God grant him eternal rest IJN Amen. RIP.

  9. ade

    June 12, 2013 at 4:19 PM

    Rip Baba

  10. Olaoluwa

    June 12, 2013 at 6:00 PM

    Rest in peace o baba

  11. Sholayboy

    June 12, 2013 at 7:15 PM

    Rest in peace papa

  12. Abdulakeem kunle

    June 12, 2013 at 8:15 PM

    May allah forgive baba rolling dollar and grant him aljana fridaus

  13. ibrahim adebisi

    June 12, 2013 at 8:20 PM

    RIP BABA Fatai Rolling Dollar

  14. Ugochukwu Obi

    June 12, 2013 at 8:47 PM

    Baba Rolling dollar,you are one of my role model.I love you but God love you most.Rest in perfect peace.

  15. oladarey

    June 12, 2013 at 9:19 PM

    BABA SUN RE oooo, RIP

  16. Richie

    June 12, 2013 at 9:21 PM

    Awwww! good man…RIP

  17. mulikat

    June 13, 2013 at 5:01 AM

    RIP Baba

  18. kenny

    June 13, 2013 at 8:49 AM

    Rest in peace baba

  19. Temitope

    June 13, 2013 at 9:49 AM

    Fatai Rolling Dollar may ur gentle soul rest in perfect peace

  20. oluwatobi

    June 13, 2013 at 8:13 PM

    baba we love u but God loves u much dan we do.RIP

  21. Soji

    June 14, 2013 at 10:18 PM

    May his soul rest in perfect peace

  22. Eclat Total Girl

    June 16, 2013 at 11:52 AM

    May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace. Amen

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