Gigi Lamayne was born on July 7, 1994 as Genesis Gabriella Tina Manney (real name) to Colin and Sarah Manney. She is an award wining Hip Hop Artiste (rapper and songwriter,) poet and a poemwriter. The talented lady started from at the age of 11 to write poems before embarking into the journey of being an artiste.
Gigi attended Dominican Convent School in Johannesburg (2001-2012) and is known to be the first teenage female rapper to be signed to a popular label in her country.
2013: SA Hip Hop Awards – Best Newcomer
2013: SA Hip Hop Awards – Best Female
2013: SA Hip Hop Awards – Best Mixtape
2014: SA Hip Hop Awards – Best Female
Won 2014 Jack Daniel’s Music Scouts Competition