Akinyele (rapper)

Akinyele Adams (/ˌækɪnˈɛli/; born September 14, 1970), better known by the mononym Akinyele, is an American rapper known for his sexually explicit lyrics, including his 1996 underground radio hit "Put It in Your Mouth".[2] He appeared on "Live at the Barbeque" off of Main Source's 1991 album Breaking Atoms.[3] His first album, Vagina Diner, was released in 1993.[4] In 2001, he released Anakonda.[4]

Birth nameAkinyele Adams
Born (1970-09-14) September 14, 1970
OriginLeFrak City, Queens, New York City, New York, United States
GenresHip hop
Years active1991–present
Associated actsMain Source

He is also listed as the composer for Swizz Beatz's 2007 singles "Money in the Bank" and "One Man Band Man".

He is of Panamanian and Costa Rican descent.[5]


Studio albums

Compilation albums

  • Live at the Barbecue: Unreleased Hits (2004)



  • "Ak Ha Ha! Ak Hoo Hoo?" (1993)
  • "The Bomb" (1993)
  • "Put It in Your Mouth" (1996)
  • "Take a Lick" (1999)
  • "Do You Wanna?" (2001)


  1. "28. Akinyele". Complex. November 17, 2012. Retrieved May 5, 2017.
  2. "Akinyele - Overview". AllMusic. Retrieved May 5, 2017.
  3. "Main Source f/ Nas, Joe Fatal, and Akinyele "Live at the Barbeque" (1991)". Complex. May 24, 2012. Retrieved May 5, 2017.
  4. "Akinyele Opens Strip Club in Las Vegas". XXL. May 16, 2012. Retrieved May 5, 2017.
  5. "Akinyele on Drink Champs". YouTube. Retrieved August 16, 2016.

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