Thu, 10 Nov|
Koko Camden - London
Tobe Nwigwe Plus Special Guests in London
Tobe Nwigwe is an enigma. The lyrics and tone of his music tell the story of a difficult upbringing in Alief, TX. The authenticity in his work is palpable. Through tremendous consistency and execution.
Time & Location
10 Nov 2022, 19:00
Koko Camden - London , 1A Camden High St, London NW1 7JE, UK
About the event
Tobechukwu Dubem "Tobe" Nwigwe (born March 8, 1987), is an American actor, rapper and singer. He is from the Alief neighborhood of Houston, Texas. Also co-stars in the Netflix series Mo. Nwigwe is of Nigerian descent, and hails from the Igbo ethnic group.
Since August 2016, he has posted an original song and video every Sunday across social media. He began to gain a following through his Instagram and YouTube posts and videos.
Nwigwe collaborates with his wife, Fat (born Martica Ivory Rogers), and friend and producer/rapper LaNell "Nell" Grant, also known as The Originals. The three came together while working with Nwigwe's nonprofit TeamGINI.
Nwigwe appeared on the BET Hip Hop Awards 2018 Cypher. He is a featured artist on PJ Morton's album Paul, released on August 9, 2019 by Morton Records and Empire Records.
In 2019, Nwigwe and The Originals performed on NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series with a backing band. His music has garnered a lot of attention, including Michelle Obama, who put his song "I'm Dope" on her workout playlist. In 2020, Nwigwe went viral on digital platforms for his song "I Need You To (Breonna Taylor)". He said God gave him a vision to do the song as a public service announcement. He performed his songs "Try Jesus" and "Eat" at the 2020 BET Hip Hop Awards. "Try Jesus" reached No. 4 on the Billboard R&B Digital Song Sales chart.