Compiled by Harold Kapindu
Birth name: Benn Gilbert Kamoto
Rap name: Gemini Major
Origin: Blantyre, Malawi
Active Years: 2009-Present
Label: Family Tree
Associated Acts: Cassper Nyovest, JR, Reason, Tumi, WTF, DJ Switch, Dream Team, Nasty C, Kid X, Smashis, Da L.E.S
Benn Gilbert Kamoto, better known as Gemini Major, is a Malawian born afro–pop singer and record producer. Born in June 1990, Gemini Major finished his high school in 2007 and later graduated in Information Technology (IT) in 2009, in the same year he moved to Durban, South Africa to pursue his dream as an artist and record producer, Gemini Major has produced for a number of artists in a variety of genres ranging from R&B, Hip-Hop, House, Dancehall to Pop and Gospel.
His work includes production used in TV Shows such as Gold Diggers Season 3, Forever Young and Mo Love. Gemini Major has also worked with South African Hip-Hop artists such as JR, DJ SWITCH, Reason, Da L.E.S, Burna Boy, Kid-X, Smashis, Big Nuz, Dream Team, and R&B singer Tamarsha.
Gemini Major who is inspired by artists such as Wizkid, Burna Boy, Bob Marley and I-Octane, describes his music as “a celebration of music, love and life in recognition for both its pain and pleasures on a personal level as well as socially”.
Exploring a vibrant and fresh sound, Gemini Major is currently working on his 1st single“Bad Man Ting”, which features one of Nigeria’s biggest artists.
As of June 2015, Gemini Major has been signed to Cassper Nyovest’s Family Tree.
Gemini Major Production Credits (15 September 2014 – 15 September 2015):
Reason feat. Tumi – Ghaaaahdbody
Reason feat. HHP – Endurance
JR – Soena Papa Junior De Rocka feat. Kwesta, L-Tido, WTF – Ufunani
DJ Switch feat. Cassper Nyovest – Ra Phanda Wena Wetsang
Dream Team – Ingoma Nasty C – Juice Back
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Information courtesy of Family Tree