The American Music industry is blessed with so many talented black artists, no doubt, the growth and importation of African Music Worldwide is synonymous with Nigeria. However, in this article, I will be sharing with you several famous black musicians who are Nigerians of descent and origin.
Olubowale Victor Akintimehin popularly known by his stage name Wale is an American Rapper. He has been featured with the very best in the American music industry including Rick Ross, Lady Gaga, Wiz Khalifa, Lil Wayne, and many more, Olubowale also has won two BET awards and is currently signed into Maybach music owned by Rick Ross.
Hakeem Seriki was born to a Muslim father and Christian mother, both of Nigeria extraction. At a very tender age, the family relocates to a tough neighborhood in Houston, Texas. Hakeem is a controversial Grammy award-winning rapper who is popular and influential.
Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones is the son of the famous Jazz musician, Olu Dara blues, Nasir is an internationally known American Rapper, producer, and more.Olu Dara Jones began his musical career in 1991 whereby he release his first debut album in 1994. Moreover, Nas visited Nigeria when he attended the 2008 edition of the Sound City Music Video Awards (SMVA) to present the award for the " Best Hip Hop Video".
#4. Jidenna Theodore Mobisson was born to a Nigerian father and a white mother. Therefore, Theodore became popular when he released his single " Classic Man" In 2015 which was nominated for Best Rap Song collaboration at the 58th Grammy Award. Jidenna sometimes blends African Ankara print into his outfit.
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