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Emmy Gee

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Emmanuel Nwankwo, known by his stage name Emmy Gee, is a Nigerian rapper based in South Africa. His debut single, "Rands and Nairas", peaked at number 7 on South Africa's official music chart. He started recording music at age 16 and worked with producer Shizzi in 2004. He co-founded an entertainment and clothing apparel company known as Teamtalkless

Early life and breakthrough single

Emmy Gee, born in Nigeria, is of the Igbo tribe. He is the last born of four siblings. He completed his primary and secondary education in Nigeria prior to moving to South Africa. Emmy Gee's debut single "Rands and Nairas" was released in 2013. The song features rap vocals from AB Crazy and DJ Dimplez. In a 2014 interview with ZAlebs, Emmy Gee said that after recording the song, he had a feeling that the song was going to be successful. He also revealed that AB Crazy wrote the song's hook, and said that 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.

Personal life

In 2016 Emmy Gee welcome first baby, "Emily Grace" in South Africa.

Notable performances

Emmy Gee was among the few artists selected to perform at MTN's first Mandela Day concert

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