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Emtee Biography, Songs, Awards

Emtee Biography

Emtee whose real name is Mthembeni Ndevu was born on 15th September 1992. He is a South African rapper whose best jknown for his hit single ‘ Roll Up’. His debut album ‘Avery’ was certified platinum by RISA on 1st July 2016.

Emtee Early life and Career

He was born in Matatiele,situated in the Eastern Cape, a coastal province in South Africa.He grew up in Rockville, Soweto, a major township in the Gauteng Province.

His career began when he was young. While he was 9 years old he performed on stage for the first time at a Yeoville Primary school talent show.

When he was 17 years old he became the youngest choir conductor at at Barnato Park High School, and won many provincial competitions as a member of his school’s marimba band.

In 2010 he collaboratted with Maraza (a South African rapper) on a song tittled ‘In It To Win It’

In 2015 his debut single ‘Roll Up’ was produced by Ruff. The song was a major hit it even topped DJ Speedsta’s hip hop chart on YFM.

Emtee Songs

  • Roll Up
  • Ngeke
  • Pearl Thusi
  • We Up
  • Pray for me
  • Feel me now
  • Pikipiki
  • U Got It
  • Mamie Game
  • Mama
  • Where were you
  • Five-O
  • Winning
  • About Me
  • Tell Me
  • Ready
  • Dreams
  • Avery.

Emtee Awards

  1. 2016: Best New International Act during the 2016 BET Awards Viewers’ Choice
  2. 2016: Amstel Record of the year ‘Roll Up’ during the 22nd South African Music Awards.
  3. 2016: Best Rap Album ‘Avery’ during the 22nd South African Music Awards
  4. 2015: Song of the year ‘Roll Up’ during the South African Hip Hop Awards
  5. 2015: Best Remix ‘Roll Up’ during the South African Hip Hop Awards
  6. 2015: Best Hip Hop Album ‘Avery’ at Metro FM Music Awards
  7. 2015: He won the Listeners Choice award during the Metro FM Music Awards.

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