AfterÂ social media went agog when news ofÂ Jidennaâ€˜s latest interview withÂ VLADTV.Com hit the airwaves. In the said interview, the singer says heÂ â€˜brought in a lot ofÂ AK47sÂ and employed military commandos when he came toÂ NigeriaÂ to bury his father for fear of being kidnapped in the country.
Nigerians didnâ€™t find this comment funny and went for his jugular on social media. Sadly, Jidenna is not as popular in Nigeria as he is in America and very little is known about him.
In this report we give you 7Â facts about the â€˜Classic manâ€™ singerâ€¦
* He was bornÂ Jidenna Theodore MobissonÂ in Winsconsin, America.
* His mum,Â Tama MobissonÂ is an America-born Accountant while his dad,Â Oliver MobissonÂ is aÂ Nigerian and one-timeÂ Professor of Computer Science atÂ Enugu State University.
*Â Jidennaâ€™s name in Igbo Language means to â€™embrace the fatherâ€™
* He is the youngest of four siblings.
*Â He graduated from Stanford Univeristy in 2008 with a BA in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity
*Â Jidenna is a founding member of Fear and Fancy, a social club that began in California in 2006.
* He released his first ever single â€˜Classic Manâ€˜ in February 2015.