Jidenna is a USA-based singer, songwriter, music producer, and rapper. The singer is synonymous with his song “Classic Man,” which was surprisingly his debut project as an artist. He has also worked with some of the biggest names in the music industry, such as Kendrick Lamar and Janelle Monáe.
Jidenna Theodore Mobisson was born in mid-1985 in the USA. After a few months of living in the USA, his father relocated to his home country – Nigeria. As the fourth born of a mixed-race family, moving to Nigeria came with its share of challenges, for example, hot weather. Jidenna has always loved music since he was nine years. However, unlike many artists in the pop industry, he took a different route. The following are some of his career highlights, from a teacher to a musician to a social activist.
Since his debut project, “Classic Man” the rapper has been under Janelle Monae’s Wondaland Records. Thanks to their similarities and views about music, Jidenna, and Janelle Monae have worked together on many projects. Speaking to the Billboard, the rapper pointed out that working with the legendary Janelle Monae has been instrumental in his growth as an artist.
The song comes from the Insecure: Music From The HBO Original Series, Season 4 soundtrack and is an afrobeat-heavy groove that fans will enjoy. Jidenna’s braggadocious persona leads on the groovy single, acting as his piercing weapon of choice that reacts to deep bass grooves rather than gloss over it. Over the resonating acoustics, Jidenna shows many technicolor sides to confidence, brazenly iterating his exclusive aura as the reason for his success while drawing us into his superior lifestyle.