Gigi Lamayne (born 7 July 1994) whose real name is Genesis Gabriella Tina Manney is an award-winning South African hip hop artist, presenter, social activist, and entrepreneur.
Gigi Lamayne Age
She was born on the 7th of July 1994 in Lenasia, South Africa. As of 2020, Gigi Lamayne is 26 years old.
She attended Dominican Convent High School in Johannesburg from 2001 to 2012. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Media and Anthropology from Wits University and finished third in her class with four honors.
Lamyane began writing poetry when she was 11 years old and began rapping when she was 16 years old.
She was signed to Scratchbeat Records, and her first mixtape, “El Principio-16,” was released.
She was able to pursue her dream with inspirations from music icons like Lucky Dube, Brenda Fassie, Tupac Shakur, and others.
In 2013, she joined the ranks of Captain, Red Button, and Pro Kid as the first female to be signed to Bentley Records (also known as MFE Family). She then broke up with them and went it alone.
Awards & Nominations
- The Rising star award (2016) at the Real Architect of Society Awards
- Received honors for the mixtape of the year at the SA HipHop Awards (2016)
- Best Newcomer and Mixtape of the Year award at the SA HipHop Awards (2013)
- Best Female Act at SA HipHop Awards (2013 & 2014)
- Job Woods
- Colour of Reign
- Ground Zero (Special Edition)
- Jou Stad
- Mojo Mojo
- Koze Kube Kini
- The Rap Up
She has an estimated net worth of $300,000 which she has earned as a hip hop artist, presenter, social activist, and entrepreneur.