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Erigga is a popular Nigerian rapper and songwriter by birth named Erhiga Agarivbie and born on March 30, 1987 (35 years old in 2022). He is married to Morenike, and they have a daughter named Kayla.

He has won over 30 rap battles in Nigeria, continues to make waves in the music world, and is sure to be a force to be reckoned with in the future.

Profile Summary

Birth Name

Erhiga Agarivbie

Stage name

Eribaba, PaperBoi, 2SeC, New Money

Date of Birth

January 11th, 1983

Age

35

Place of birth

Born in Warri

Nationality

Nigerian

Career

Songwriter, Rapper

Twitter

@erigganewmoney

Net Worth

$900,000 – $950,000

Instagram

@eriggapaperboi

Year Active

2008 till date

Erigga Biography

Erigga birth named Erhiga Agarivbie is a Nigerian rapper, singer, and songwriter. He was born on to Mr and Mrs Agarivbie in March 30, 1987, in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria. He was the first of five children in his family.

He received his primary and secondary education at the Standard International School in Warri.

Erigga is one of the most respected and renowned names in the Nigerian music industry. He is known for his unique style and ability to connect with fans on the street.

He allegedly used the phrase “based on logistics” before it was adopted by Big Brother Naija 2017 Winner Efe (Ejeba Efe Michael), who also hails from Warri, Nigeria, but was brought up in Jos. Erigga is 35 years old as of 2022. He is one of the wealthiest and most successful rappers in Nigeria.

Erigga Career

Erigga, also known by his other nicknames as “king of the street,” “Eribaba,” “PaperBoi,” “2SeC,” and “New Money,” is a Nigerian rapper and hip-hop artist known for his ability to explore the streets in his music lyrics.

He began his career as a basketball player, participating in various competitions during his youth, such as the Milo Basketball School Competitions.

In his secondary school years, he actively participated in the Milo Basketball Competition and even played professionally for the Delta State basketball team until he discovered his true passion for music.

His passion for music was inspired by rap legends like Eminem, Rakim, Jay Z, 50 Cent, Nas, and Eminem.

In 2011, he collaborated with well-known Nigerian music producer Law Low to create the tune “Won Be Be Be” and has also worked with other producers like Phizy Joe and Snow Man. His first significant single, “Mo Street Gan,” became the anthem for Radio Continental (then 102.3 MAX FM). The music video, directed by Akin Alabi, and filmed in Nigeria.

Erigga pic

In 2013, Erigga released “Coupé Décalé” with Shuun Bebe, and in 2014, he collaborated with Jimoh Waxiu on the song “Love No Be Garri.” His debut album, “A Trip To The South,” was released in July 2017 and featured Orezi, Skales, and Duncan Mighty.

In 2018, he released the popular songs “Motivation” featuring Victor AD and “Glory” featuring Nosa.

In 2020, he released the music video for “Next Track,” featuring Oga Network. He is currently signed to Empire Emirates Records and continues to produce music with a focus on the street and his passion for rap and hip-hop.

Erigga Studio Albums

  1. The Lost Boy
  2. The Erigma
  3. A Trip To The South
  4. The Lost Boy (Deluxe Version)
  5. Okorowanta
  6. Before The Chaos EP
  7. The Erigma II
  8. Strange Vibes EP

Erigga Recent Songs

  • Cruise
  • Wickedness
  • Wahala Dey
  • Vawulence
  • Puna Vibes
  • Rawbish
  • Ayeme
  • Jollof Rice
  • Problem No Dey Finish
  • SALB (Still A Lost Boy Freestyle)

Where does Erigga live?

He currently resides in Nigeria while making more rap music for his fans.

Erigga’s social media handles

Erigga is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook and has gathered a lot of followers on his social media account; you can follow him on Instagram at @eriggapaperboi and on Twitter at @erigganewmoney.

Erigga marriage
Erigga Relationship

Erigga is happily married to his wife, Morenike. The couple tied the knot in a traditional ceremony on October 2, 2020 in Warri and are blessed with a 3-year-old daughter named Kyla.

Erigga Net Worth

Erigga is a popular Afrobeat musician, and he is one of the most successful and richest rapper in Nigeria. His net worth is estimated to be between $900,000 and $950,000.

Awards & Nominations

He has been recognized for his work in the industry, receiving nominations for “Lyricist on the Roll” and “Best Street Hop” at the Headies Awards in 2012 for his single “Mo Street Gan.”

He continued to make a name for himself in the music scene, earning another nomination for “Best Street-Hop Artiste” at the 2019 Headies Awards for his hit single “Motivation.”

Erigga FAQ

What is the age of Erigga?

Erigga is currently 35 years old.

What is the net worth of Erigga?

His net worth is estimated to be between $900,000 and $950,000.

What is Erigga’s real name?

Erigga birth name is Erhiga Agarivbie.

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