Ameer Isah Hassan (born June 22, 2003 and died September 14, 2017), better was known by his stage names Lil Ameer, ‘Dan Autan Mawaka, was a Nigerian singer-songwriter, and entertainer. He was the youngest musician from the northern Nigeria and one of the most decorated and successful young hip hop artists in Nigeria.Kano-based young rapper, Ameer Hassan aka Lil ameer, reportedly died after a car accident yesterday, 14th of September, 2017. Lil ameer started his rap career at the age of 9. He’ll be buried today, Friday, in Kano State.
Ameer Isah Hassan was born in Kano, Kano State, Nigeria. He was from the Hausa ethnic group in the northern part of Nigeria. He attended primary school in Kano and was completing his Secondary education until his death. Ameer was encouraged by him parents in pursuing his dream of becoming a musician Hassan’s songs were one of which has for consecutive weeks been topping the top ten charts at Raypower 100.5 FM station in Kano. His songs were played on Wazobia FM 94.1 and Dala FM. Hassan’s career in music began at the age of 12 with his popular songs which includes “Kai Matsa Mana”, “Dance For Me”, “I Am A Champion”, “Ilimin Boko da na Addinin Musulunci”, and many others. The young boy who started singing in 2012 made a lot of waves in northern Nigeria’s music industry while supported by his parents. Lil Ameer’s Mother was once his song writer and contributed a lot in his successes. Ameer Isah Hassan was involved in an accident while hit by a car on a motorcycle that was carrying him along the Western By-pass in Kano on Thursday, 15 September 2017 and died after suffering from a severe injury.