Wednesday, 12 June 2013

FATAI ROLLING DOLLARS IS DEAD?

Fatai Rolling Dollars as popularly knowN is presume to have died. Pa. Fatai Olayiwola Olagunju aka Fatai Rolling Dollar was born on the 22nd July 1926 to the family of late Chief Olagunju in Ede, Osun State.

He started his musical career in 1953 and has trained many professional musicians, such as Evangelist Ebenezer Obey, late Dr. Orlando Owoh, Bob Aladeniyi amongst others.

Pa Rolling dollaD has played music throughout his life time and has travelled far and wide preaching the gospel of music.

Today, Rolling Dollar is the oldest musician still playing active music at the age of 86. He is one of the pioneers of Juju music genre 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.

The Juju legend at 86, is still fathering babies, and according to him, he is still interested in fathering babies as long as he lives.

May His Soul Rest in Peace