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Jidenna was born on May 4

was born on May 4 in Wisconsin. Real name Jidenna Theodore Mobisson, he’s Nigerian on his father’s side and went to Stanford University. He signed to Janelle Monae’s Wonderland Records in 2015. His song “Classic Man” was a successful debut and jumped on the .

In addition to working with Monae, his solo work has been featured on Luke Cage and Insecure. His album The Chief came out in 2017 and 85 to Africa is a blend of and afrobeat that dropped in . He’s worked with and Mr. Eazi.

The inspiration for "No Role Modelz" caused Phoenix Beats to get his girl an Uber from work 

The inspiration for “No Role Modelz” caused Phoenix Beats to get his girl an Uber from work

Kidd Creole

The Kidd Creole, rap pioneer, sentenced to 16 years in prison