Gemini Major Releases His Album

It's said to be a banger

By  | Nov 21, 2020, 10:27 AM  | Gemini Major  | Top of The

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South African based rapper and producer, Gemini Major, who is well-respected and in high demand in Mzansi is a force to be reckoned with in the hip hop scenes. His much-anticipated album is finally here and it looks like it is going to be a hit.

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Titled Win or Die, the 15 track album is a body of work that he has spent some time crafting and making sure is perfect.

The Malawian-born Gemini Major is regarded among the best hip hop producers in South Africa, his work ethic and beats are hot property for some of the best in South Africa. Having created dope beats for Mzansi stars like Riky Rick, AKA, Cassper Nyovest, Nasty C, K.O, Da L.E.S, arguably the biggest names in South African hip-hop. His distinct trap beats, unique Afropop and Afrobeats have produced some of the most memorable mega-hits in South Africa, even working with the likes of Mafikizolo and Amanda Black. He has co-produced songs with other producers such as Tshego, Nasty C, Tweezy and K.O. For instance, he was highly involved in the production of K.O’s PTY UnLTD and Tshego’s Pink Panther albums which both came out in 2019.

Born Benn Gilbert Kamoto in 1990, he is signed to Family Tree, an independent stable owned by Cassper Nyovest. He signed with Family Tree after he met the rapper on a video shoot for one of the songs he has produced. Gemini Major has produced for a number of artists in various music genres, his versatility has seen him produce for R&B, hip-hop, house, dancehall, pop and gospel. His musical portfolio includes songs that have been used in South African television such as Gold Diggers, Forever Young and Mo Love.

In 2015 Major was nominated for Producer of the Year at the South Africa Hip Hop Awards alongside South Africa's best hip hop producers.

On his album, he features Nasty C among other well-known hip hop heads. The 15 track album is laced with his sought-after beats, arguably his best work so far.

Recently, Gemini Major was mourning the death of his friend Karim Limumba, who tragically perished with Zimbabwean socialite Genius Ginimbi this past Sunday in a car crash.

"Woke up hearing Ginimbi passed ,only to find out one of my homies also died in the crash ,Rest easy Karim"
Karim was a fugitive from justice, wanted in connection with the country’s biggest corruption scandal, Limumba escaped justice from Malawi and was based in South Africa as he was answering a case together with former Budget Director Paul Mphwiyo over-involvement in the cash-gate scandal, the biggest corruption scandal in Malawi’s history that took place in 2013.

Let us know what you think of the album.

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