By Yetunde Adeyeri
34-year-old Nigerian –American Musician Jidenna Theodore Mobisson tweeted on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 that he is looking for a wife.
Jidenna is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer from Imo State. 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.
He was born on May 4, 1985, in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, to Tama Mobisson, a white accountant, and Oliver Mobisson, a Nigerian Igbo academic. Jidenna grew up partially in Nigeria, where his father was working as a professor of computer science at Enugu State University. When Jidenna was 6 years old, the family moved back to the United States after they had suffered a kidnap attempt. In 1995, the family moved to Norwood, Massachusetts, and then to Milton, Massachusetts, in 2000. His father died in 2010.