Nikitaman is a reggae-artist from Germany, now living in Linz, Austria, along with the singer Mono. Together, they form the duo "Mono & Nikitaman". Nick Tilstra was born in the Netherlands and soon moved to Düsseldorf (Germany), where he soon began earning money as a street performer. He mostly was into Punk and Ska, but soon began to find his roots in reggae-music. His songs are mostly about liberal drug politics and against rassism.