Akinyele (rapper)

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Birth name Akinyele Adams
Born (1970-09-14) September 14, 1970 (age 46)
Origin LeFrak City, Queens, New York City, New York, United States
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Emcee, Songwriter
Years active 1991–present
Labels Interscope/Atlantic, Zoo/BMG, Volcano/Jive/BMG, Koch
Associated acts Main Source, Nas, Kool G Rap, R.A. the Rugged Man, J-Zone
Website www.akinyele.com

Akinyele Adams (born September 14, 1970), better known by the mononym Akinyele (pronounced /æ.kɪn.ˈɛ.l/), is an American MC who recorded in the 1990s and early 2000s, known for his sexually explicit lyrics, including his 1996 underground radio hit "Put it in Your Mouth".[1] He is also notable for his debut appearance on "Live at the Barbeque" off Main Source's 1991 album Breaking Atoms, alongside Nas, Joe Fatal, and Large Professor.


Studio albums[edit]


Compilation albums

  • Live at the Barbecue: Unreleased Hits (2004)


  • "Ak Ha Ha! Ak Hoo Hoo?" (1993)
  • "The Bomb" (1994)
  • "Put it in Your Mouth" (featuring Kia Jefferies) (1996)
  • "Take a Lick" (1999)
  • "Do You Wanna?" (2001)