Erigga

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Erigga
Birth nameErhiga Agarivbie
Also known asPaperBoi, 2 seconds, Eribaba, New Money
Born (1987-03-30) 30 March 1987 (age 32)
Warri, Delta State, Nigeria
OriginWarri, Delta State
GenresHip hop
Occupation(s)Rapper
Years active2009–present
LabelsEmirate Empire [1]
Associated actsOlamide, Duncan Mighty, Orezi, Harrysong, Skales, KUDiE, Brymo, Yung6ix, Victor AD, King perry

Erhiga Agarivbie (born 30 March 1987), better known by his stage name Erigga, is a Nigerian hip hop recording artist.

Biography[edit]

Erhiga Agarivbie was born in Warri, Warri, Delta State, where he grew up with his family. He is the first of five children. He attended Standard international School both primary and secondary.

Erigga began his music career in early 2010. He has worked with several producers, PFizzy, Snow Man and Phizy Joe. Erigga's first musical release was "Mo Street Gan". The music video for the song was shot in Nigeria, directed by AKIN Alabi.[2] The song became Radio Continental's theme song.

In 2013, Erigga released "Coupé Décalé ft Shuun Bebe". The music video for the song was endorsed by TV stations in Nigeria. In early 2014, he released another single titled "Love No Be Garri", featuring Jimoh Waxiu.

In 17 July 2017 Erigga released his album A Trip To The South which includes Orezi, Skales, Duncan Mighty and many others.[3]

In 2018, Erigga released another hit single titled "Motivation" featuring Victor AD. This song has gained over a million views on YouTube and made him global.[4]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Event Prize Nominated work Result Ref
2012 The Headies 2012 Best Street-Hop Artiste Mo Street Gan Nominated [5]
The Headies 2012 Lyricist on the Roll Mo Street Gan Nominated [6]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected details
Title Details
A Trip to The South
  • Release: 17 July 2017
  • Label: Emirate Empire
  • Format: CD, Digital download

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Famous Warri rapper Erigga signs multi-million Naira deal with Emirate Empire". Sublime Media Group. Retrieved 29 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Get Familiar: Erigga – Mo Street Gan". 360Nobs. Retrieved 3 December 2011.
  3. ^ "ERIGGA HAS RELEASED HIS "A TRIP TO THE SOUTH" ALBUM". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  4. ^ https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/08/erigga-is-best-rapper-nigeria-has-got-at-the-moment/. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ "2012 NigPsquare, Bez lead Headies 2012 nominees list". Vanguard. 28 August 2012. Retrieved 2 March 2012.
  6. ^ Mgbolu, Charles (28 August 2012). "Psquare, Bez lead Headies 2012 nominees list". Vanguard. Retrieved 6 March 2014.

External links[edit]