Meet Nigeria’s Afrobeat artiste, Gee4
Known in real life as Gbenga Egbeyemi Damilola; Nigerian Afrobeat singer/songwriter, Gee4 was born in Lagos on July 5, 1990. He hails from Ogun State in Nigeria.
Focused on his musical career in the early years of 2009, Gee4 decided to set up a record label and that was the birth of his label, Dope Hitz City.
Under his self-owned record label; the Nigerian Afrobeat artiste released his debut single, ‘Turn me on’ which featured Skales, was produced by Jay Pizzle in the early months of 2013.
Releasing the visual to his embraced song, ‘Turn me on’ which was directed by Unlimited LA; the video enjoyed massive recognition with TV airplays and YouTube views in Nigeria, Africa and around the globe in the first and second quarter of 2014.
The song in due time became one of the successful songs in Nigeria and notwithstanding the uniqueness of his voice and display in the video; Gee4 was billed as a guest artiste at the 2014 Nigeria Got Talent semi-finale.
Noted for his high energy, fast-paced, and often unpredictable on-stage performances; Gee4 was billed to share stage at Fela Kutis Felabration in 2013/2014 (for his impressive performance at the previous year’s show) editions with Don Carlos, Wizkid, Timaya, Skales, Tuface,Sarkodie,Kymani Marley, and Ghana’s Yaa Pono.
The ‘Turn me on’ singer, released his second single, ‘Ileke’ produced by his engineer, Jay Pizzle on April 10, 2015. ‘Ileke’ was accompanied by its music video directed by Cardosso Imagery in Nigerian and 8,000 Films in UK.
Inspired by God, environment, past and present experiences; Gee4, who has always desired to do music looks up to top established African musicians including Fela Kuti, Ebenezer Obey, Tuface Idibia, D’Banj, Akon, Machel Montano, Brenda Fassie, Bob Marley, Angelique Kidjo, and Don Jazzy among others.
As part of his future aspiration; Gee4 believes that his brand will be recognized in the list of top gamers in the industry decades to come especially when the Afrobeats music genre is gaining much attention in Africa on a daily basis.
Connect with Gee4 on social media network;
Twitter – @gee4_dhc
Instagram – @gee4official
Facebook- Egbeyemi Gbenga (geefour)
Listen to ‘Ileke’ below;