Erigga: Biography, Net worth, Songs and Profile

Erigga's Biography, Net worth, Songs and Prodfile
Erigga's Biography, Net worth, Songs and Prodfile
Erigga's Biography, Net worth, Songs and Prodfile
Erigga’s Biography, Net worth, Songs and Prodfile

Erhiga Agarivbie, who is better known by his stage name, Erigga is one of the Southern Nigerian’s fastest rising stars and has won a lot of awards and nominations with his musical prowess.
Very fluent rapper, he prefers to pass his messages across in pidgin English, maybe because of his origin, Warri, Delta State, Nigeria who are mainly associated with pidgin English.

Early Life

Erigga was born in 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.
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Erhiga Agarivbie is a unique cat in the music industry, and his music is widely accepted by the Nigerian ‘street’ as the case may be. His stage name, Erigga is a kind of vocalization of his first name, Erhiga and he was brought up with pure pidgin English in Warri, which may explain why his musical prowess all revolve around the tongue.
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.
From sources, Erigga was born in the year, 1989 and had his early education in Warri. He began rap music at a very early age in life and that was after he discovered his talent.

Before becoming an artist, Erigga has wanted to become a professional basketballer. He was very prolific in sports from onset, and people thought he would do perfectly in that. He was doing very well in the sports field from his youthful age and even featured in one of the Milo Basketball Championship schools.

Somehow along the line, he decided that there was a better way for him in music and switched interests into pursuing that. He started pursuing music with some songs such as “Paper Boi”, “Air Burn” and “Death Bed” and they were all hit singles.
He started recording songs in the studio, in his early 20s and was inspired by legendary rappers such as Eminem, Jay Z, 50 cent, Nas, Rakim, Ja rule and Canibus.


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. 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.

In 2018, Erigga released another hit single titled “Motivation” featuring Victor AD. This song has gained over a million views on YouTube.

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.

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Awards & nominations

2012: Lyricist on the Roll – The Headies Awards

2019: Best Street-Hop Artiste – The Headies Awards

2019: Best Street-Hop Artiste – The Headies Awards

Net Worth

Judging from Erigga’s awards, views, assets, endorsements and other things, he would be rated close to $150,000. He recently launched a new house and has been seen with a lot of cars on social media, which means he is also a financial big head.


Famous Warri rapper Erigga signs multi-million Naira deal with Emirate Empire“. Sublime Media Group. Retrieved 29 November 2016.

Erigga is best rapper Nigeria has got at the moment‘. Vanguard Newspaper. 31 August 2018.

Headies 2019: Here are all the winners at the 13th edition of music award“. Pulse Nigeria. 20 October 2019. Retrieved 29 April 2020.

External links

Erigga on Twitter

Erigga on Instagram

Erigga on iTunes

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