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JIDENNA '' CLASSIC MAN''


Jidenna is a Nigerian-American rapper, singer-songwriter and a record producer. He is popularly known for his debut single ‘Classic Man’ released in 2015, and Bambi in 2017. Also, he released his debut studio album The Chief in 2017. Jidenna is a Stanford graduate, and his song was nominated in the 58th Grammy Award.




Jidenna Theodore Mobisson was born on May 4, 1985, in Wisconsin, US. He was born to Tama and Oliver Mobisson. Tama was a white accountant and Oliver was a Nigerian lecturer who hail from Imo State. He grew up in Enugu, Nigeria where his father lectured. Later on, he moved back with his family to the US at age 6.

He attended the Milton Academy and graduated in 2003. Subsequently, he chose Stanford University over Harvard University and went on to study Sound Engineering. Along the line, he switched to Ritualistic Arts and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2008. Jidenna is currently single. He lives in East Flatbush Brooklyn, New York. His dress style is a combination of European and West African designs and this has always made him exceptional.

While he was in college, he co-founded a rap group Black Spadez with some of his friends. Along the line he was writing, composing and arranging songs. Together in the group, he released songs with Black Spadez as a final project at the Milton Academy.

After Stanford, Jidenna worked as a tutor teaching student in the US. While he did that, he also pursued his music career and along the line, he signed a deal with Janelle Monae’s Wondaland Records. Later, in 2015, he released the popular song Classic Man. Classic Man gained massive acceptance in the States.





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On August 23, 2019, Jidenna released his second studio album under the Wondaland Records and Epic Records. It featured guest appearances from Goldlink, St.Beauty, Mr Eazi, Mereba and Seun Kuti.

It was produced by Jidenna, 7G, Curtis Austin, Mike Keys, Salem Brown, e.t.c The singles are; Tribe (2019), Sufi Woman (2019), Zodi (2019), Sou Sou (2019).


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