Emmanuel Nwankwo is his birth name, known by his stage name as Emmy Gee. He is a popular Nigerian rapper based in South Africa.
Emmy Gee was born in Nigeria to an Igbo parents. He is the last born of four children in a family. Year and actual place of his birth are not available.
Emmy Gee did his primary and secondary education in Nigeria before he moved to South Africa where he is currently trending.
His Musical Career
Emmy Gee began his musical journey at an early age of 16, recording music and worked with producer Shizzi in 2004.
Emmy Gee’s debut single “Rands and Nairas” was released in 2013 topping number 7 on South Africa’s official music chart.
Emmy has so far released a number of hit albums and singles including:
• DJ Kaywise
• King Jay
• DJ Scractes Masta
• Bolo J & Buffalo Souljah
He co-founded an entertainment and clothing apparel company known as Teamtalkless.
In an interview with Zalebs in 2014, the talented singer said he had a feeling the song was going be successful after recording it.
Emmy further revealed that AB Crazy wrote the song’s hook and said they recorded the song to showcase the unity between Nigeria and South Africa.
The music video for “Rands and Nairas” was shot and directed in South Africa by Nick Roux of Molotov Cocktail Productions.
On July 14 2014, Emmy Gee released the remix of “Rands and Nairas”, featuring Ice Prince, AB Crazy, Anatii, Phyno, Cassper Nyovest and DJ Dimplez.
Emmy Gee was among the few artistes selected to perform at MTN’s first Mandela Day concert in 2014.
Awards and Nominations
Emmy Gee has so far received several awards and nominations, some and most recent of which are:
• Won Best Music Video of the year on his work, Rands and Nairas at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards.
• 2014 Nominee for Diaspora Artist of the year, Most Gifted Newcomer of the year, Most Gifted Video the year awards at the Channel O Music Awards respectively.
• 2015 Nominee Diaspora Artist of the year at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards.
His Personal Life
Emmy Gee has a daughter named Emily Grace who was born in South Africa in 2016.
His Net Worth
Emmy Gee is currently ringing bells in South Africa and Nigeria with an estimated net worth of about $500,000 dollars.