New day, new net worth story. Today’s going to be about the net worth, biography, profile, age, and career of quite popular Nigerian rapper – Erigga. Erigga is one of the most raw rappers in Nigeria who raps in the native pidgin language. He’s quite known, and majority of the Nigerian people can relate easily to his songs.
Erigga Net Worth: Biography, Profile & Age
BIRTH NAME: Erhiga Agarivbie
CAREER: Rapper & Songwriter
BIRTH DATE: 30th March, 1987
STYLE RATING: 4.9%
DISPLAY NAME: Erigga
NET WORTH: $150,000 Dollars
ENDORSEMENT DEALS: None Yet
Erigga Net Worth
Erigga has an estimated net worth of $150,000 dollars. He’s signed to Emirates Empire, and the signature to the record label came with lots of goodies for him. The music deal was worth millions of naira, and Erigga has since challenged himself by releasing better songs. He earns from music sales, show bookings, and from companies and individuals who wish to get a message across through Erigga’s social media handles. He’s popular, so his songs get to a lot of people in the country. He is one of the best realistic rappers in the whole of the country.
Erigga was given birth to as Erhiga Agarivbie on the 30th of March, 1987. He was born into a family in Warri, Delta state, Nigeria. Erigga grew up with his sister and was trained by his mother who was both his mother and his father. The rugged rapper completed his primary and secondary schooling in Warri, Delta state, and has spent several years in the city of Warri.
Over the years, the rapper who gained basic education in Warri, and who takes life for what it really is has been able to gather fans in Nigeria. His type of song would literarily make you think out life over and over again. Due to his realistic lyrics, he now has a nation of fans alike who seek to know more about him, his career, and his stand in the music industry.
While in school, Erigga had the mindset to become a professional basketball player, he played at some point for the Delta State Basketball Team, and also took part in the Milo Basketball Championship as a basketball player for his secondary school. After rounding off secondary school, he got influenced by some very good Nigerian rappers, and that’s how he changed his passion for basketball got outshined by his passion to become a professional rapper.
Erigga who is also known as Paperboi, Erigga NewMoney, and King of the South got influenced by the international rappers like Ja Rule, Nas, 50 Cent, and other rappers. He began writing songs, and rapping to beats until 2002 when he released his debut single. Initially, he wrote songs and rapped in English language. After observing that people could understand pidgin language even better, he began rapping in pidgin language. People would think he raps in pidgin language because he’s not a good English lyricist, but that’s not the entire truth.
Erigga has engaged other rappers in contests hosted in Port Harcourt, Benin City, and Warri. From these contests, he’s won over twenty four rap battles in total, and the environment he grew up in Warri aided his flow in pidgin language. Erigga has been in the music industry for a long time, even before the year 2000. He’s been preparing himself to be a better rapper, and to make it big in the music scene.
The southern rapper was unknown before he dropped his song titled “Them No Get Two Heads”. The video of the song was also a hit release, and was shot and directed by Igho Films. Erigga has since released a lot of hit tracks, but due to several raw and x-rated content of some of his songs, they don’t go far usually. He has also worked with a lot of artistes, and music personalities in the industry.
In 2012, Erigga was nominated under the “Best Street Hop” and “Lyricist on the Roll” categories. He was firstly signed to the record label named New Money Entertainment owned by Snow Man. He worked and released songs under the label for four years, and worked with artistes like Sean Tero during that time. In 2016, Erigga signed a new deal with Emirates Empire. The music deal was reportedly worth N10 million naira, and some extra goodies which got Erigga a new Lexus SUV and an apartment in Lagos state, Nigeria. Under the music imprint, he released onetime hit that has gotten over 250,000 views on YouTube – Motivation featuring Victor AD.
Erigga is currently unmarried. He’s working with his new music label to move up his musical career. He’s also traveling across the country to storm shows and ceremonies.
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