Capital: € 2 million
Age: 24th
Born: 25.12.1995
Country of origin: Germany
Source of wealth: rapper
Last updated: 2024

Short introduction

Nimo is an Iranian-born rapper from Germany. His real name is Nima Yaghobi. Nimo has a contract with the independent label 385idéal in Frankfurt / Main. In his music he often addresses his childhood and youth, which were characterized by crime and drug use.

Early life

Nimo was born on December 25, 1995 in Karlsruhe. He also grew up in the Baden metropolis and went to school. His parents are immigrants from Iran. The family later moved to Leonberg. In his youth, Nimo did not always find it easy to find the right path. When he was 15 years old, Nimo had to serve a long term in a juvenile prison. One of the crimes he was charged with was predatory extortion. Nimo saw the difficult situation in prison as an opportunity and started rapping. He got his pseudonym from another rapper who was with him in the juvenile prison.


Nimo managed to get attention with his Facebook rap videos. After the Frankfurt rapduo Celo & Abdi enjoyed his performances, he was invited to perform with them on a tour. This form of recognition and the good performance on the tour inspired Nimo to continue his career. Consequently, his first mixtape “Habeebeee” was released on February 26, 2016. His first own tour took place in autumn 2016 together with the Frankfurt rapper Hanybal and was called “Jaaaaa Maaaann Habeebeee Tour”. The following year 2017, Nimo’s first album “Kiki” and his first single “LFR” were released. His second album called “Nimoriginal” was released in late 2019.

Career highlights

Nimo’s debut album “Kiki” made it straight into the top ten of the German, Austrian and Swiss album charts. The rapper climbed to fourth place in Germany, even third place in Austria and sixth place in Switzerland. His second album “Nimoriginal” also made the charts in the three countries. In Germany, he came fourth again. Nimo has received several awards at the “ Awards”. In 2016 he received the “Best Newcomer National” award. The following year he received the awards in the categories “Best Song National” and “Best Rap Solo Act”. Many of his singles were also able to place on the charts. With the song “No Sleep”, he managed to take the top spot in the German single charts for the first time in December 2019. Meanwhile, Nimo has become a sought-after guest musician who has already launched projects with many other rappers such as Dardan, Azzi Memo and Kalim. So far, he has been awarded three gold records in Germany and two platinum awards.

Famous quotes

“Rapping is a craft, but an artist is the one who does the finishing touches. He’s not just building a table, he’s building you a table with engravings and such, brother. For example, Marteria is a real artist, he is not a rapper, but an artist. ” “I say yes: I don’t want to follow in my footsteps, I want to leave my own mark. I want people to say: this is an artist. ” “I’m not a gangster, I’m a normal boy from the street.”

Success tips

Nimo describes himself as lazy. But when he works on a project, he can be very demanding and meticulous. Nimo actually works very conscientiously and is only satisfied when he thinks that a project is really good. If you have made a mistake in your life, it is very important to admit it and make the best of the situation. Every crisis also offers an opportunity. The attitude helped Nimo to make good use of his time in the youth prison.


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