Jiggy riKO is a hip-hop and rap artist from Plainfield, New Jersey. Despite a rough childhood, Jiggy prides himself on his resilience to hardship. He is now a junior at Duke University studying Neuroscience and of course pursuing his rapping career. Jiggy has been creating music since he was 8 years old, simultaneously pursuing a talent and passion for dance. Although he began writing raps in elementary school, he only really honed in on his writing abilities until his early teens when he began writing and performing slam poetry. Jiggy has a wide range of inspirations based on aesthetics, fashion, music, and “Jiggyness,” including artists like Masego, Miguel, Travis Scott, and Chance the Rapper. Jiggy is also confident that he draws on the individuality, and versatility of these artists and many more.