Nigerian-based foremost American radio presenter, Dan Foster is dead. Foster known as the Big Dawg’s death has been linked to COVID-19. He is revered as one of Nigeria’s finest radio presenters.
Daniel ‘Dan’ Foster – popularly known as The Big Dawg and Top Dawg is a Nigerian-based American radio personality. Formerly an series judge. He also held a similar position with the got talent franchise.
Foster was brought up with his three siblings in Washington DC in the United Sates by their father – their mother had died when he was ten – but 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.
A year later, 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’.