10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Emtee


Emtee is a South African rapper best known for his hit album Roll Up.

Here are facts things you didn’t know about Emtee:

  1. Emtee was born in 1992.

2. Emtee’s real name is Mthebeni Ndevu.

3. Emtee was born in Matatiele, Eastern Cape and grew up in Rockville, Soweto, Gauteng.

4. He got on stage for the first time when he was just nine years old, performing at a Yeoville primary school talent show.

5. He became the youngest choir conductor at Barnata High School and won many provincial competitions as a member of his school’s marimba band.

6. Emtee started making money from his talent at the age of 17 when he worked as a music instructor at other schools.

7. He used his earnings to record his first mixed tape, The Introduction.

8. He featured AKA (real name Kiernan Forbes) and Wizkid (Real name Ayodeji Balogun) on Roll Up Remix.

9. Emtee is the winner of Song Of The Year at the annual 2015 South African Hip-Hop Awards.

10. Emtee was nominated for Best Music Video (Roll Up), Best New Artist (Avery),  Best Remix (Roll Up – Re-Up) and Best Hip Hop Album (Avery) at the 15th Metro FM Music Awards.


  1. Keep on doing the good work.Give us the good music.I’m behind you 100%.Oh and another thing,I’m crushin on you.Guess you should forget about ‘Pearl Thusi’ and come to me ‘Pam Cele’ ?

  2. You are the best.some child they like u,an enven me too.i wish i can see u around.# re roll up remix is the best

  3. Well done man,keep it up and as far as I see it you’re the best and somehow I say u are blessed #keep it up eMTee

  4. your my inspiratory brah……keep on doing the good work…that’s scrumptious ma dawg…my lord bless you ever, BIG HUSTLER

  5. i love u emtee and i’m commenting on roll~up re~up “if she trippin livina beach alone im never scared got no pistol on me” man i know dont be scared u are soo blessed i love (every album)

  6. Keep it up emtee we support you and please I am seeking for a recording deal. Wish you all the best

  7. rest in peice to Mandoza Mthebeni Ndevu. good luck with your talent beautiful best Mann in the wholeee woooorrrlllldddddd

  8. Awe Emtee
    yu inspiriñg me n ii lyk da vid yu’v released on da 11 of Nov 2016 -We. Up

    ah mahn thts true **”um?t’omnyama akafun’ukbon’umnto mnyama eya phambili**
    Yo livin wats clld LIFE n yeah keep it up

  9. Yo eMTee u de best
    I’m your number 1 fan dawg
    Ur unique man
    U dnt rap trapish things bt things dat happens in real life not some fantasies
    I luv ur music bro,keep it coming,keep inspiring us and making us proud,I really luv ur album Avery(every song)

  10. I have a Young man from Eastern Cape,Scenery Park who is age of 17 and hes good and if any producer want to hear his songs i can send you trough Email,my is [email protected], please this young men need record deal


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