Dan Foster Dead: He allegedly dies of COVID-19

Popular Nigerian-American OAP, Dan Foster has been reported dead. He reportedly died of the deadly Covid-19 pandemic.

Dan Foster Dead: He allegedly dies of COVID-19

Daniel ‘Dan’ Foster – popularly known as The Big Dawg and Top Dawg is a Nigerian-based American radio personality.

Foster was brought up with his three siblings in Washington, D.C. by their father. Their mother had died when he was ten.

He was partly raised in Baltimore by his grandmother. As a teenager, Foster was rebellious, but soon joined the Marines and attended Morgan State University where he studied Broadcasting and Drama.

Foster worked with numerous radio stations including Cathy Hughes Radio One, Mix 106.5 both in America, and Virgin Island-based WTBN, before moving to Nigeria in 2000 where he joined Cool FM, quickly becoming popular with Nigerian listeners.

In 2001, he received an award for Best Radio Presenter of the year. He also won the 2003, 2004, and 2005 Nigeria Media Merit Awards for ‘Best Radio Personality’.

Foster has also been recognised by the City People Awards: a respected organisation known for recognising outstanding individuals who have touched the lives of citizens in the community, they have named him “Media Person of the year” in 2004 and again in 2005.

He was also the creator and director of the Cool Fm Praise Jam concerts that have taken place since 2004, with a total of over 22, 000 people in attendance.

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