Top American rappers that are Igbo by the tribe

These are buzzing and top American rappers that are Igbo by the tribe.

Igbo people are an ethnic group in Nigeria, they are majorly found in Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and the Imo States and here are the top American rappers that are Igbo by the tribe.

The Igbo people have a musical style into which they incorporate various percussion instruments,

The udu, which is essentially designed from a clay jug; an ekwe, which is formed from a hollowed log; and the ogene, a handbell designed from forged iron.

Other instruments include opi, a wind instrument similar to the flute, igba, and ichaka.

Another popular musical form among the Igbo is highlife. A widely popular musical genre in West Africa, highlife is a fusion of jazz and traditional music.
Top American rappers that are Igbo by the tribe
Top American rappers that are Igbo by the tribe
Top American rappers that are Igbo by the tribe

Jidenna

Jidenna Theodore Mobisson, simply known as Jidenna, is an American rapper and singer.

Top American rappers that are Igbo by the tribe
Jidenna

Regarded as one of the biggest talents of his time in urban music, Jidenna became a solo star with the release of his critically acclaimed mixtapes, Classic Man and Yoga.

Top American rappers that are Igbo by the tribe
Jidenna

He is originally from Umu Ezike in the Orsu local government area of Imo State, Nigeria.

Fat Tony

Anthony Lawson Jude Ifeanyichukwu Obiawunaotu, popularly known by his stage name Fat Tony, is a 33-year-old American rapper.

Top American rappers that are Igbo by the tribe
Fat Tony

After winning the Houston Press Music Award for Best Underground Hip-Hop three years in a row, Fat Tony rose to stardom after the release of his first full-length album, RABDARGAB, in 2010.

Top American rappers that are Igbo by the tribe
Fat Tony

Since his breakthrough, he has released a number of singles such as Love Me, Sushi and MacGregor Park.

He is Igbo.

Chika

Jane Chika Oranika, simply known by her stage name CHIKA, is an American rapper and actress of Igbo descent.

Top American rappers that are Igbo by the tribe
Chika

Known for infusing social injustice and body positivity in the themes of her music, Chika gained massive recognition after her 2020 debut album, Industry Games, earned her a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist.

Top American rappers that are Igbo by the tribe
Chika

Her other albums include High Rise and Once Upon a Time.

Maxo Kream

Emekwanem Ogugua Biosah, known professionally as Maxo Kream, is an American rapper.

Top American rappers that are Igbo by the tribe
Maxo Kream

Kream started rapping while still in high as part of the music group, Kream Clicc. Nine years ago, he gained popularity after releasing a remix of Kendrick Lamar’s song, Rigamortus.

Top American rappers that are Igbo by the tribe
Maxo Kream

He is also known for his 2018 and 2019 albums, Punken and Brandon Banks, respectively.

He is Igbo by the tribe.

Sonny Digital

Sonny Corey Uwaezuoke, popularly known by his stage name Sonny Digital, is a famous American rapper and record producer.

Top American rappers that are Igbo by the tribe
Sonny Digital

He got influenced by his cousin when he was just 13 years old and started composing his own beats.

In 2011, he rose to prominence after the release of the track, Racks.

He is also known for his remarkable collaborations with some popular American music stars such as Kanye West, Drake, and Whiz Khalifa.

Top American rappers that are Igbo by the tribe
Sonny Digital

Sonny Digital is of Igbo descent.

Tyler, the Creator

Tyler Gregory Okonma, popularly known by his stage name Tyler, the Creator, is an American rapper and record producer.

Top American rappers that are Igbo by the tribe
Tyler the Creator

Tyler gained attention in 2020 after his song, Igor, won a Grammy award for the best rap album.

Two years ago, he released his first solo mixtape, Bastard, following his enormous contribution to Odd Future’s early work.

Top American rappers that are Igbo by the tribe
Tyler the Creator

Though he had a distressing childhood, he managed to find solace in composing original music from a young age.

Tyler is from the Igbo tribe of Nigeria.

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