Erigga, whose birth name is Erhiga Agarivbie was born and raised in Warri of Delta State, Nigeria. He grew up with his sister in a single parent family that was headed by his mother. The rapper is well-educated as he had completed primary and secondary school.
While growing up, Erigga did not always want to become a rapper, before, he had dreams of becoming a professional basketball player. In his more active days, he participated in the Milo Basketball Championship and was a player on the Delta State Basketball Team. It was not until he was finishing secondary school that he decided to venture into the music industry. His decision to enter the music industry was inspired by Fifty Cent, Eminem, Jarule, Rakim, Canibus, and Nas just to name a few.