WHO IS JOE SHIGMA ?
JOEL JOHN, is an indigenous Artist & an entrepreneur who is popularly known with his stage name “JOE SHIGMA” (also goes by the alter ego “KungFu Shiggy“), this name is already a household name in the Northern Music Industry because of the mass love that surrounds this artist, Shiggy became one of the most versatile and biggest export in the Industry, he is one of the Pioneers of Hip-Hop in G-City the new mecca of Hip-Hop which is also the bonafide state of this super amazing artist.
Joe Shigma is never a lazy Artist while telling you this to be aware, Joe is one of the early graduates of Gombe State University with a Degree Honor in Political Science, this Artist attend Educative programs and also host Educative and sensitization programs in the City, he start his music career at early age of 8 years, writing music, research and practice of rap become his daily hobby, Joe used to be referred as Mr Joe back at the early stage of his career he was indeed top of his class, coming up despite challenges the young and hopeful talent didn’t give-up as he also develop into one of the finest pen man to ever grace the mic. At the age of 17 years Joe recorded his first debut titled “my mama” a tribute to his mum who died 2009, So sad to lose the love of mother at that age but the overly dedicated and mighty talented Artist make his way to the Industry getting his work to be heard as he joined a music group called the Burger Squad.
STYLE OF MUSIC & COLLABORATION
Shigma become the legendary Artist that make his fans jump out their seat with his music. One out of many facts that make him the greatest is the fact he creates his music using real events in the society, making music audience relate easily whenever he puts out a record. His music is organic says many music analysts. In most comparism joe can only be compared with the greats like Kendrick Lamar, M.I Abaga, J.Cole, Kanye West and the likes of Superstars that use more word play, story telling and deep poetry. Joe is exceptionally versatile in a manner that he can produce, sing and rap in English and hausa language.
BEST PROJECT SO FAR
Being human we all have favorite activities in our day to day life, being into Art, according to this outstanding rapper his project S.T.D (Simply The Dopest) is his favorite and most important piece of work that truly unveils the Rap Messiah in him. In recent chat with Joe and Naija Icons Joe admits that NORTHMAN DA EP is going to be the best album project he has ever worked on. although this project is still yet to come out but only joe knows the reason he said Northman will be his best project. In recent teasers Joe has been putting out, music fans have been craving for the new Ep, its clear a great work of art that is going to change music for ever is about to drop and fans cant wait to get their hands on it. Campaigns are going on already & Shiggy’s music lovers are already wearing T shirts and caps with the crest NORTHMAN on it. Though yet to drop but the Ep trends already. We are yet to confirm from Joe himself but our sources leak the Ep is featuring great artists like MI Abaga, Magnito, Vector and Classiq.
Having all this done by one person is merely impossible, Shigma listed out the following names and gave them credit for making his first studio project (SIMPLY THE DOPEST) the biggest mile stone of his career; Balele, Blue C, C-Man, B.O.C, B.I, Emorymes, Mc Talk Talk, Jide Aderinto, Steve Sings, Yung J, B Rymz, Mallaxy, Lisa Landy.