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

Erigga
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Background information
Birth nameErhiga Agarivbie
Also known asPaperBoi, 2 seconds, Eribaba, New Money
Born (1987-03-30) 30 March 1987 (age 34)
Warri, Delta State, Nigeria
OriginWarri, Delta State
GenresHip hop
Occupation(s)Rapper
Years active2008–present
LabelsEmirate Empire [1]
Associated actsOlamide, Duncan Mighty, Orezi, Harrysong, Skales, KUDiE, Brymo, Yung6ix, Victor AD, King perry, M.I Abaga, Ice Prince, Kheengz

BiographyEdit

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, including Mr Nolimit,C Major,Beatsbymellow_,and Even Prinx Emmanuel. 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.[4]

Nigerian rapper, Erigga released his highly anticipated project “The Erigma 2” Album. The body of work, “The Erigma 2” has 18 tracks with guest appearances from Victor AD, Zlatan, Magnito, MI Abaga, Ice Prince, Vector and others. The Erigma 2 album has production credits to Mr. Nolimit, C Major, KO Beat, Kulboy Beats, Doka Shot, Lex Amazing, Prinx Emmanuel and co productions from Beatsbymellow_. The Album was mixed and mastered by Mr. Nolimit.

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Event Prize Nominated work Result Ref
2019 The Headies Best Street-Hop Artiste Erigga for "Motivation" feat. Victor AD Nominated [5]
2012 Best Street-Hop Artiste Erigga for "Mo Street Gan" Nominated [6]
Lyricist on the Roll Nominated

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

List of studio albums, with selected details
Title Details
A Trip to The South [7]
  • Release: 17 July 2017
  • Label: Emirate Empire
  • Format: CD, Digital download
Okorowanta [8]
  • Release: 1 May 2018
  • Label: No.1 Sound Limited
  • Format: CD, Digital download
A Trip to The South
  • Release: The Erigma [9]
  • Label: No.1 Sound Limited
  • Format: CD, Digital download
The Erigma II [10]
  • Release: 4 October 2019
  • Label: Emirate Empire
  • Format: CD, Digital download

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Famous Warri rapper Erigga signs multi-million Naira deal with Emirate Empire". Sublime Media Group. Retrieved 29 November 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Get Familiar: Erigga – Mo Street Gan". 360Nobs. Retrieved 3 December 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "ERIGGA HAS RELEASED HIS "A TRIP TO THE SOUTH" ALBUM". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved 20 July 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "'Erigga is best rapper Nigeria has got at the moment'". Vanguard Newspaper. 31 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Headies 2019: Here are all the winners at the 13th edition of music award". Pulse Nigeria. 20 October 2019. Retrieved 29 April 2020.
  6. ^ "2012 NigPsquare, Bez lead Headies 2012 nominees list". Vanguard. 28 August 2012. Retrieved 2 March 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Erigga - "A Trip To The South Album" - Trendybeatz". TrendyBeatz.com.
  8. ^ "Erigga - "Okorowanta Album" - Trendybeatz". TrendyBeatz.com.
  9. ^ "Erigga - "The Erigma" Album - Trendybeatz". Naija #1 Music Download Website. TrendyBeatz.com.
  10. ^ "Erigga - "The Erigma II Album" - TrendyBeatz". TrendyBeatz.com.

11. ^"Best Of Erigga mixtape | August mix 2018" - TGtrends.com.ng

External linksEdit