Nigerian rapper, CDQ survives ghastly road crash

Rap artiste, Sodiq Abubakar Yusuf, popularly known as CDQ has survived a ghastly car accident in Lagos State on Tuesday.

The 38-year-old artiste having sustained a neck, back and spinal injury, blessed God for preserving him.

In a video he shared on Snapchat, the rapper is seen receiving treatment at the intensive care unit of an undisclosed hospital.

He further disclosed that he saw his life flash before his eyes and has never felt so helpless in his life.

He thought he was dead, he said.

“Alhamdulilah. I bless God for reviving me. I’ve never felt helpless in my life. Can’t thank you enough ‘Oluwa’. I thought ‘ awo loo’ like that this morning ni”, the rapper wrote.

Credible News reports that the rap artiste who was born on May 6, 1985, is a native of Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria; but was born in Orile, a suburb of Lagos.

Upon moving back to Lagos State from Ilorin where he had completed his secondary school education, he proceeded to further his education at Lagos State University where he graduated with a B.Sc in Economics.

CDQ started music professionally in 2008 when he was a backup singer for Da Grin before he started rapping in the English language with M.I Abaga.

In 2013, he signed a recording contract with Masterkraft’s General Records after winning a rap battle at the weekly Industry Nite in December 2012.

In 2014, he released his breakthrough single titled “Indomie” which featured vocals from Olamide while the remix of the song featured Davido.

The Masterkraft-produced song brought CDQ’s career to the limelight and further earned him two nomination spots at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and a nomination in the Best Street-Hop Artist category at The Headies 2015.

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