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Tobe Nwigwe Basic Information
|Stage Name:||Tobe Nwigwe|
|Real Name:||Tobechukwu Dubem Nwigwe|
|Occupation:||Rapper, Singer, Content Creator, and Actor|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||8 March 1987(36) Years Old|
|Place of Birth:||Alief, Houston Texas|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in|
Tobe Nwigwe Biography
Nwigwe is a native of Houston, Texas, and hails from the Alief neighborhood. He is originally from the Igbo ethnic group and is of Nigerian heritage even though he identifies as an American. Although he was raised a Catholic, he eventually went to nondenominational churches.
He played football at Alief Elsik High School and later at the University of North Texas. The NFL considered him for the draft, but he could not play football after suffering a Lisfranc ligament damage.
A nonprofit organization TeamGINI was later established by him. Its name is drawn from the Igbo phrase “Gini Bu Nkpa Gi?,” which means “What’s your purpose?” By providing them with resources that promote financial independence and literacy, TeamGINI seeks to assist families in need. While harnessing his talent and motivated by the inspirational speaker Eric Thomas, he launched his musical career.
Tobe tries to keep his extended Family out of the public eye and abides by the requirement to maintain confidentiality about sensitive information. As a result, not much can be revealed about his Family now. Nonetheless, the consensus is that he comes from a family of five.
Although nothing much is known about Tobe’s Family, it is believed that his father, Cyril Nwigwe, was a successful businessman. His mother, Victoria, was a stay-at-home mom. His father is said to be from Awka, Anambra State, and his Mother from Uturu, all in Nigeria. He is proud of his Nigerian roots and doesn’t hide from showing that side of it.
No information is available on Joel Nwigwe, although his sister Nell Nwigwe works as his Producer and Collaborator. She is also known as LaNell Grant.
Tobe, a proud father of Three, named his first child, a daughter, after his wife. She was called Ivory “Baby Fat” Nwigwe. The following year, he became a father to Sage Nwigwe. His Third Child is called Chukwu Nwigwe.
He is married to Martica “Fat” Nwigwe, with whom he has three kids. They got married in December 2017. Before marriage, Her name was Martika Ivory Rogers.
He gained notoriety in 2014 thanks to the singles “Been Grinding” and “Coulda Woulda Shoulda,” both of which were taken from his EP Excuse My Lateness. He was highly prolific in 2017, releasing Tobe from the Swat and two Get Twisted Sunday mixtapes throughout the year. 2018 saw the release of many singles and videos; several songs were included in The Originals and More Originals. Nwigwe gained a lot of notoriety in 2019 thanks to his appearance with a backup band on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series and Michelle Obama’s inclusion of his song “I’m Dope” on her workout playlist. Three Originals, Fouriginals, and Tobe from the Swat: The Live Experience were released annually.
On July 2020, Nwigwe released “I Need You To (Breonna Taylor),” a 44-second song demanding the arrest of Taylor’s murderers. The song gained popularity online, and the following month’s release of “Try Jesus,” which peaked at number four on Billboard’s R&B Digital Song Sales chart, made it even more popular. At the 2020 BET Hip-Hop Awards, Nwigwe performed.
He also released The Pandemic Project, The Pandemic Experience: Live Worldwide Broadcast, and Cincoriginals, which featured guest verses from Black Thought, Big K.R.I.T., Bun B, and other artists. In 2021, the EP At the Crib Arrangements was released. In addition, the studio album ‘moMINTs’ and the over three-hour-long ‘Monumintal Live Recording’ were released in 2022.
Rapper and lyricist Tobe Nwigwe, who resides in Houston, uses his music to convey uplifting, deep thoughts. Making purpose popular is his stated goal. He is incredibly prolific, producing songs and videos weekly, often with his wife Ivory Rogers (also known as Fat) and sister, producer LaNell Grant(aka Nell). He was instantly recognizable for his deep yet sweet voice and exceptionally agile rhyming technique.
Nwigwe was one of the co-stars in the Netflix series ‘Mo’ as of 2022 and was nominated for Best New Artist at the 65th Grammy Awards.
Making money from his YouTube Videos and Music and other endorsement deals, Tobe is roughly estimated to be worth $4 million.
Because Tobe strives to live a straightforward life with his wife and Family and is not the show-off type, he is not well known for his automobiles.
Even if he posts videos of his Family from the house on his social media channels, information about the location and the sort of residence is not easily accessible to the public just like that. It is said that.
After numerous contacts with record executives, Tobe is operating independently and without the assistance of major labels. Even though he is self-employed, a recent alliance with the Steve Stoute-run UnitedMasters music distribution network is assisting in spreading Tobe and his group’s voices to a broader audience. ETA was also said to be an interested party to Tobe’s craft.
The indie record label ETA Records, established by renowned motivational speaker Eric Thomas, aims to forge a new path in hip-hop full of depth and thought-provoking material. Tobe Nwigwe is one of its key contributors. In addition, He sometimes releases songs under the TOBE NWIGWE Brand.
Tobe is a Christian and was a catholic from birth before he decided to explore his faith.