Mr Raw (previously Dat N.I.G.G.A. Raw) is a rapper from Abia State in southeastern Nigeria, better known by his stage name Okechukwu Edwards Ukeje.


He’s a pioneer of Igbo rap, a music that today appeals to a wide, mainstream audience. He was born and raised in Enugu and rose to notoriety in the early 2000s by rapping in Igbo and Pidgin English.

Right & Wrong, Raw’s debut studio album, was released on August 7, 2005. In 2007, he released his second album, Everything Remains Raw. End of Discussion, his third studio album, was released in October 2010.

The hit song “O! Chukwu” was featured on the album, and its music video won Best Afro Hip Hop Video at the NMVA Awards that year.


Flavour N’abania, Duncan Mighty, Phyno, Illbliss, 2Face, M-Josh, and Slowdog are just a few of Raw’s musical collaborators. Check out Mr Raw’s Songs, Videos and Albums below!