Gigi Lamayne Biography – Gigi Lamayne Wiki
Gigi Lamayne born Genesis Gabriella Tina Manney, is a South African Hip Hop Artist. She was born on 7 July 1994 in Lenasia, South Africa to Sarah Manney and Colin Manney.
Gigi graduated from Wits University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Media and Anthropology. She graduated third in her class with four distinctions and was awarded the Media Monitoring Africa Prize at a prize-giving ceremony on 14 April 2016.
Her poetic skills were developed at the tender age of 11, having her first poem titled “Valentine’s Day” published at the Poetry Institute of Africa under the Anthology – Fairytale moon. Gigi Lamayne developed her writing skills into rap by the age of 16, taking inspiration from the likes of Jean Grae, Bob Marley, Brenda Fassie and Tupac Shakur.
Lamayne’s talent was realised at an exchange programme in the UK under the Branson Scholarship programme at Stowe School Buckingham where her performance took a runner-‐ up position, as well as at The DCS showdown East District in 2011 where she scooped an award in the category: Best in Rap.
Gigi Lamayne Age
She was born on 7 July 1994 in Lenasia, South Africa to Sarah Manney and Colin Manney.
Gigi Lamayne Parents
She was born to Sarah Manney and Colin Manney.
- 2016:Women: Real Architects Of Society Awards – Rising Star
- 2016: SA Hip Hop Awards – Mixtape Of The Year
- 2014: SA Hip Hop Awards – Best Female
- 2013: SA Hip Hop Awards – Best Female
- 2013: SA Hip Hop Awards – Best Newcomer
- 2013: SA Hip Hop Awards – Mixtape Of The Year
Gigi Lamayne Career Highlights
• 2018: Gigi LaMayne Foundation launched January 2018. Helping Disadvantaged children across the country.
(Main Home: Ethembeni Childrens Home in Dorrnfontein)
• 2017: Announced as one of five top most promising females Globally by USA Publication, HOTNEWHIPHOP.
• 2017: PUMA Endorsement #RUNTHESTREETS campaign.
• 2016 –2017: Bacardi #HOUSEPARTY Ambassador
• 2016: Flying Fish Influencer.
• 2016: Graduated from WITS University with 4 distinctions and Top of her Media Studies Class (Class of 2015)
• 2016: Face of Moshito Music Conference Africa. #Revolution
• 2016: Selected to participate in the UN Woman Empowerment Campaign
• 2014: Won the Jack Daniel’s Music Scouts Competition out of 50 000 contestants
• 2013: Became a runner up for the National Sprite Uncontainable Festival, where she was the only female
contestant to ever reach the finals.
• 2013: Was a finalist at the Shiz Niz Mixtape competition, where she was the only female finalist
• 2013: Was the youngest performer ever at the 2013 Back to The City Festival
Gigi Lamayne Songs
- Fees Will Fall
- Yajika Lento
- My Ugly Boy
- Feeling Myself
- Silly Little Girl
- Ice Cream
- Jungle Fever
- Fourth Street
- On Me
- Baddest in the Game
- Daddy Issues
- Celebrate My Life
- Walk On Water
- Woza Woza
- Ghetto Funk
- This Love
- Apapa Lele
- Put It On Me
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