12 Foreign Musicians You Probably Didn’t Know Were Nigerians (With Pictures)


5. Lemar

English R&B singer and song-writer, Lemar Obika, was born on April 4, 1978, to Nigerian parents of Enugu State

The award-winning Lemar, although much hasn’t been heard of him of recent, released hit songs like “Time to Grow”, “If There’s Any Justice”.
He rose to fame following his position in the third place on the first series of British talent show Fame Academy.

6. Skepta

Joseph Junior Adenuga was born on September 19, 1982. He is better known by his stage name,Skepta. He is an English Grime artist, songwriter and record producer of Nigerian descent.

Adenuga released his debut studio album Greatest Hits in late 2007 and his second, Microphone Champion in 2009, both independently, while his third studio album Doin’ It Again was released in 2011 by AATW, His fourth studio album, Konnichiwa, was released on May 6, 2016 to critical acclaim, winning the year’s Mercury Prize.

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