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Jidenna Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1985
Place of Birth Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
Age 36 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
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Jidenna Theodore Mobisson, better known mononymously as Jidenna, is a Nigerian-American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. In 2015, Jidenna released two singles, "Classic Man" and "Yoga", promoting Janelle Monáe's label Wondaland Records' compilation EP The Eephus with Epic Records. His debut album, The Chief was released on February 17, 2017 and peaked at number 38 on the Billboard 200.

Birth nameJidenna Theodore Mobisson
BornMay 4, 1985, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, U.S.
GenresHip hop, afrobeat
Occupation(s)Rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer
Years active2015–present
LabelsFear & Fancy, Wondaland, Epic
Associated actsGoldlink, Janelle Monáe, Kendrick Lamar, Nana Kwabena, Roman GianArthur
WebsiteJidenna's Official site
SpotifyJidenna's Spotify

About Jidenna

Recording artist who signed with Janelle Monae's Wondaland Records and is known for the singles "Classic Man" and "Yoga."

Jidenna before fame

He graduated from the Milton Academy in Massachusetts in 2003 and founded a rap group in high school. He then attended Stanford University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity.

Achievement of Jidenna

He is a founding member of a social club in California called Fear & Fancy.

Jidenna family life

His mother Tama Mobisson was an accountant while his father Oliver Mobisson was a professor of computer science at Enugu State University until 1995. He is of Nigerian descent and his name in the Igbo language means "embrace the father."

Associations of Jidenna

He collaborated with Janelle Monae on the single "Yoga" from his The Eephus EP. The song peaked at #119 on the Billboard Top 200.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Jidenna

  • Singers from Wisconsin
  • Milton Academy alumni
  • 21st-century Nigerian musicians
  • Epic Records artists

Latest information about Jidenna updated on May 10 2021.