Africa has influenced Blackmusic since the beginning of humanity and it’s no different when it comes to rap music. Nigeria is Africa’s most populated country and there are many Nigerian American artists that contribute to Hip Hop culture. Here are 5 in no particular order.
DC’s own Wale is a Nigerian-American. His full name is Olubowale Victor Akintimehin and his parents are Yoruba. He mentioned his motherland connection to OkayAfrica.
“I look at myself as a black man in America, but as a Nigerian first.”
Jidenna Mobisson is the son of an Igbo academic from Nigeria. He was born in Wisconsin Rapids and he grew up partially in Nigeria.