Jehovah Nissi aka Hova got his name from Biblical scripture Exodus 17:15. It is derived from Moses seeking God during trials with the Israelite’s. The Puerto Rican artist has a unique style of witty and entertaining lyrical appeal. This was heavily influenced by battle rap culture and growing up during the Golden Era of 90s Hip Hop. Nissi looked up to iconic pioneer rappers such as Run D.M.C, Grand Master Flash and Dana Dane. Within his music, Hova Nissi draws from his inspirations and delivers versatile classic 90s Hip Hop vibes with a modern day twist.
Hova’s talents aren’t only limited to rhyming, he handles his own production and weaves live instruments such as Bass Guitar and Talk Box into his music. He is also a seasoned audio engineer. Jehovah Nissi is an artist with many hats and is definitely on the rise within the game.
His latest visuals for single “New York Is Back” featuring Fred The Godson, is a true New York anthem. The video delivers on iconic big apple hip hop scenery such as Yankee Stadium, and aerial views of the city that never sleeps. The two are rapping in front of a Big Pun mural. Several artist make a cameo within the video such as Mr.Paper, and Cuzzo from Team Invasion. Keep Jehovah Nissi on your radar, until then watch the premiere to “New York Is Back” below.