Four America Musicians You Never Knew They Are Igbo ( Nigerian)

Overview Of: Four America Musicians You Never Knew They Are Igbo ( Nigerian)

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In this article, I will bring to you a profile of global music stars who have Igbo genealogy. This followings are international Musicians and Singers but are actually Igbo.


Lemar Obika was conceived in Tottenham ,North London, England to Nigerian guardians of Enugu State, South Eastern Nigeria. He grew up tuning in to R&B and soul music. He used to sing at home with his siblings and sister, claiming to be The Jacksons.

He was 17 when he had his first show at the Junior Jam at ‘The Temple’ in Tottenham supporting Usher. Later on he allowed up a chance to contemplate drug store at Cardiff University to seek after a melodic vocation. Lemar had some achievement supporting different craftsmen, for example, Destiny’s Child, Total, Uncle Sam and Usher Raymond on their UK club visits and after certain years, figured out how to make sure about a chronicle contract with BMG.

Following this, he discharged his introduction single ” Got Me Saying Ooh “. His record manage BMG fell through in under a year due to rebuilding at the record name. He needed to eventuallytake an occupation filling in as a records administrator at NatWest in Enfield , North London. 


Jidenna was conceived in Wisconsin to an American mother, Tama Mobisson, a bookkeeper, and a dad of Igbo Nigerian legacy, Oliver Mobisson , an educator of software engineering at Enugu State University until 1995, when the family moved from Nigeria to Massachusetts . Jidenna’s name in the Igbo language intends to ‘grasp the dad’. Jidenna moved on from Milton Academy in Milton, Massachusetts in 2003. He established a rap gathering while in secondary school when he started delivering, organizing, and composing. Jidenna went to Stanford University in California from 2003 to 2008.

In the wake of graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity ,he sought after his music profession full-time, moving between Los Angeles, Oakland , Brooklyn and Atlanta . He directly has an advancement hit “Great Man” besting the outlines. 

Tyler The Creator 

Tyler Okonma was conceived in Los Angeles, California to a Nigerian dad and a mother of African-American and white Canadian drop. He has said he has never met his dad, and went through his initial time on earth living in the networks of Ladera Heights and Hawthorne in southwest Los Angeles County.

At seven years old, he would remove the spread from a collection’s case and make covers for his own fanciful collections incorporating a tracklist with tune times before he could even make music. At 14 years old, Okonma showed himself how to play piano. In his twelve years of tutoring, he went to twelve unique schools, in Los Angeles and Sacramento zones. 

Tinie Tempah

Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu was conceived in London, England, on 7 November 1988, to guardians from Ibusa , Delta State, Nigeria. Okogwu lived on the Aylesbury Estate in Southeast London until he was 12 with his folks and three more youthful kin: Kelly, Kelvin and Marian.

The family later moved to Plumstead, Woolwich, with Patrick going to St. Paul’s Catholic School (presently St. Paul’s Academy ) in close by Abbey Wood. In the wake of procuring 10 GCSEs, he proceeded to contemplate A Levels at St. Francis Xavier Sixth Form College, acquiring A-levels in media studies, brain research, and strict examinations.

Published: 2 years ago

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