17th Jun, 2020 @ 20:51 PM

Legendary On-Air personality, Dan Foster dies at 60


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Daniel 'Dan' Foster also known as 'The Big Dawg' and 'Top Dawg' is dead.

Dan Foster was born in Washington, America but relocated to Nigeria in 2000 where he worked with notable radio stations. During this period (2000 - 2020), he transformed the lives of many through his inspirational morning shows. For this reason, he is considered by many Nigerians as the grandmaster of radio.

Dan Foster was confirmed to have died from the dreaded COVID-19 on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. Before his death, he was the host of The Morning Show on Classic FM, Lagos.

Dan Foster - Znebs
Dan Foster

Dan Foster was honored by the renowned City People Awards as the Media Person of the year in 2004 and 2005 respectively. 

He was also the pioneer and director of the popular and annual Cool FM Praise Jam concerts that commenced in 2004, with a total of over 22,000 people in attendance.

Below are some of the radio stations which the legendary OAP worked with before his death:

  • Cathy Hughes Radio One, America 
  • Mix 106.5, America
  • Virgin Island-based WTBN 
  • Cool FM 96.9, Nigeria
  • Inspiration FM 92.3, Nigeria
  • City FM 105.1, Nigeria
  • Classic FM 97.3, Nigeria

Dan Foster - Znebs
Dan Foster

May his soul rest in peace, amen



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