Jidenna: Tiny Desk Concert

The Nigerian-American MC and his band perform three reworked selections from Jidenna's impeccable debut album, The Chief.
Jidenna performs a Tiny Desk Concert on July 6, 2017. (Photo: Liam James Doyle/NPR) Source: Liam James Doyle

"Classic Man," the 2015 debut single from Nigerian-American MC Jidenna, caught everyone off guard. The song found him teetering between rapping and singing about elegance, politeness and Nat, earlier this year. A tribute to his father, a Nigerian chief, the record is peppered with African rhythms and themes.

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