Call him Mr. Debonair, Nigerian-American rapper, Jidenna caused a Twitter moment on Tuesday after revealing he is looking for a life-long partner. Jidenna, who was introduced into the music scene with his smash hit and Grammy-nominated single, “Classic Man” released in 2015, has progressively become a domineering figure in the music industry in the U.S.
He became even more popular after joining Wondaland Records owned by Janelle Monae. In a tweet, Jidenna said he believes in marriage and monogamy, adding that he also believes in polyamory and looking for a wife.
I believe in monogamy. I believe in polyamory. I believe in marriage. I believe in non-traditional union. There are agreements & compromises to be made in every relationship. Most of all, I believe in Love & Honesty as the foundation. I’m looking for wifey…
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— Jidenna (@Jidenna) August 20, 2019
His tweet comes off the back of an engaging interview on The Breakfast Club, where he spoke about his new music, African history, polyamory and more. He stated categorically that he is down for a variety of different types of unions as far as the relationship has the right foundation.
Jidenna is known for his confidence and spectacular swag blended with an Afrocentric fashion style.
His tweet was met with applause from many women while others attempted to throw their names in the ring for potential “wifey.”
Jidenna has in the past made headlines for mostly the right reasons. He acknowledges the influence of Fela Anikulapo Kuti and Bob Marley on his music. According to him, his foundation was built around hip hop but deviated when he grew up listening to classy music.
“My foundation was built around hip-hop but I got influenced by other sounds. When I was growing up in Nigeria, Bob Marley was like the biggest god so me and Fela were my biggest heroes when I was a kid,” he said.
See reactions to his tweets below;
World war 3 will happen here but this time it will be caused by @Jidenna search for a wifey or wives.— 360°WEIRD (@i_zinorapheal) August 20, 2019
My sister (your wife) and your kids haven’t seen you in 2 months & this is what u are tweeting. Come home inlaw we miss you.— thee pony (@isiomaochia) August 20, 2019
Make sure you marry someone who appreciates you and not the money you have. You will see a lot of fake ones coming saying they love you. Many want to be your wifey now because of your success. So be smart. Be prayerful and follow your heart ????#ZenMagazine
— Zen Magazine #BBNaija (@zenmagafrica) August 20, 2019
Jidenna: I’m looking for wifey— Chairman (@Igbokwuni) August 20, 2019
Nigerian girls: pic.twitter.com/DX3DWwzs1x
I’m now pregnant.
— Ylang Ylang & Tuberose (@lovesexwine) August 20, 2019
Like we don’t know you already have somebody your mind is set on…look at this emotional fraud…chineke gbagbuo gi oku dia pic.twitter.com/4QI9ToSDUt— Madam (@AdakuNonso) August 20, 2019
I mean, just because I have a husband & wife doesn’t mean we can’t be tigether. Besides, my wife LOVES you! #BlackAndPoly
— Relax. Relate. Release. (@HiredAndFiredUp) August 20, 2019
Yaaaaaaas tryna get MARRRRRIED! Meet me at the allllllter in MY white dress! We ain’t getting no younger boy we might as well do it! ? pic.twitter.com/VeZL2fjgrr— Denisha Hardeman ✌ (@Crazydede09) August 20, 2019
Oh great! i’m just here to say that i can help you coordinate this search. I’m a people manager who is skilled in creating cupid experience, with a keen eye for Sense, Empathy and Good looks. Feel free to dm your criteria & we can work together to make this happen. Cheers✌️?— Ezinne M. Ukobasi (@Ziniiex) August 20, 2019
I’m right here love ?? pic.twitter.com/l9oabINOPd
— Mo (@maungo_18) August 20, 2019
Ladies, send yours CVs to Mr. Dipo for immediate review so you can compete favorably with the “abroadians”.— Malachy Odo II Esq. ? (@MalachyOdo1) August 20, 2019
Here is your Bambi, don’t wait till you get the wedding invitation to run up in the church. We should walking side by side. Let’s make them jealous of our lullaby.
— Skelego (@kemiokunade) August 20, 2019