Meet 6 popular American Rappers That Are Igbo By Tribe (Photos)

 1. Jidenna

Jidenna Jidenna is the stage name of Theodore Mobisson, an American rapper and vocalist.

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.

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

2. Fat Tony

Anthony Lawson is a British actor. Fat Tony is a 33-year-old American rapper who goes by the stage name Jude Ifeanyichukwu Obiawunaotu.

Fat Tony rose to fame after the release of his first full-length album, RABDARGAB, in 2010. He won the Houston Press Music Award for Best Underground Hip-Hop three years in a row. He has recorded a variety of singles since his debut, including Love Me, Sushi, and MacGregor Park. He is Igbo.


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

Known for infusing social injustice and body positivity in the themes of her musics, Chika gained massive recognition after her 2020 debut album, Industry Games, earned her a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist. Her other albums include High Rise and Once Upon a Time.

4. Maxo Kream

Kream began rapping while still in high school as part of the Kream Clicc music group. He rose to prominence nine years ago after releasing a remix of Kendrick Lamar's Rigamortus. Punken and Brandon Banks, his albums from 2018 and 2019, are equally well-known.

He belongs to the Igbo ethnic group.

5. Sonny Digital

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

When he was barely 13 years old, he was motivated by his cousin and began making his own beats. After the release of the track Racks in 2011, he became well-known. He's also known for his incredible collaborations with Kanye West, Drake, and Whiz Khalifa, among other well-known American musicians.Sonny digital is Igbo in origin.

6. Tyler, the Creator

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

Tyler's song, Igor, received a Grammy award for best rap album in 2020, bringing him international prominence. Following his significant contribution to Odd Future's early efforts, he released his debut solo mixtape, Bastard, two years ago. Despite having had a difficult life, he found refuge in composing creative music from an early age.Tyler is from the Nigerian Igbo tribe.

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