Ace rapper B-Elect and a former member of the now-defunct group, Da Thoroughbreds passed away in the early hours of Saturday, June 8, 2019.
Born Andrew Bright Erighono, the UNN graduate died of a reported cardiac arrest. Asides being a rapper, he was a writer, public speaker and branding, communications and advertising consultant.
In 2004, the rapper became the toast of Nigerian Hip-Hop when he launched as a member of Da Thoroughbreds with the 5-track EP, ‘Streethop’.
The other original members of the group were IllBliss, Obiwon, MGB, Chief Rocka and Elajoe.
In 2006, Thoroughbreds won the award for Best Hip Hop song by a group/duo at the maiden edition of Hip Hop World Awards (Now Headies) for their title track, ‘Streethop.’