This article is about Emtee biography and other facts. He is a South African rapper and songwriter best known for his hit single “Roll Up”. His real name is Mthembeni Ndevu and he was born in Eastern Cape, a coastal province in South Africa. Emtee’s debut album “Avery” went platinum and was certified by RISA on 1st July 2016.
Emtee was born on the 15th of September 1992 in Matatiele, Eastern Cape, South Africa. He grew up in Rockville, Soweto, Gauteng.
Emtee Biography and Career
Emtee’s music talent was evident at a very young age. At the age of 9 years, he took part at the Yeoville Primary School talent show. It was his first time performing on stage.
At 17, he became the youngest choir conductor at the Barnato Park High School, and as a member of his school’s Marimba band won many provincial competitions.
In 2010, at the age of 18, he did a collabo with a South African rapper named Maraza, on a song “In It To Win It”.
He dropped “Roll Up” his debut single in 2015 , produced by Ruff. The song was hugely successful and became a major hit even topping DJ Speedsta’s hip hop chart on YFM.
Emtee Real Name
His real name is Mthebeni Ndevu.
The rapper has a son who was born in 2015. He named his debut album after his son.
Emtee Girlfriend — Emtee Biography
The rapper has a long time girlfriend named Nicole Kendall Chinsamy and together they welcomed a second baby named Logan on 30th January 2018.
According to the rapper, he would have loved to marry Nicole immediately but she wants to finish school and start a business before walking down the aisle. She is studying fashion design at Sew Africa.
Emtee Songs List
- Roll Up
- Pray for me
- Mamie Game
- About Me
- U Got It
- Tell Me
- Where were you
- We Up
- Pearl Thusi
- Feel me now
He has so many awards to show for his exploits in music, some of which include;
- Listeners Choice Award at Metro FM Music Awards 2015
- Best Hip Hop Album Award at Metro FM Music Awards 2015
- Best Remix Single Award at South African Hip Hop Awards 2015
- Song of the year Award at South African Hip Hop Awards 2015
- Best New International Act Award at BET Awards Viewers’ Choice 2016
- Amstel Record of the year Award at 22nd South African Music Awards 2016
- Best Rap Album Award at 22nd South African Music Awards 2016
Emtee Net Worth
Emtee net worth is estimated at $ 600,000. He has made his fortune through music sales, brand endorsements, Live show performance fees and other business interest.