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.