- JR is known for sourcing talent in SA and he opened up about how he hunted down Emtee to license his jams
- Emtee had already recorded a number of songs and JR loved his sound, so he decided to find him
- Emtee then got signed to Ambitiouz Records, but now he works independently for his label Emtee Records
Mzansi rapper JR works hard in finding talent in the music business and he has opened up about how he got Emtee to license his music. JR also helped the industry in discovering Kamo Mphela and some other Amapiano stars.
JR has a YouTube channel called Feel Good Sessions where he gets artists to perform with instrumentals. The rapper has spoken out about how he had to hunt down Emtee to get him to license his music.
“I remember how I hunted Emtee down to license Ready, Mama and Roll Up way before they were released. Man has ALWAYS been musically unmatched!” said JR on social media.
He went on to say that he tracked Emtee all the way down to a rundown building in Johannesburg.
"Tracked him down to a rundown building in Jozi CBD, the “Trap”. He was recording with Ruff and some other homies. But that’s one of the stories for a book I must read," said JR.
Emtee had a good start to his musical career after he released his iconic song titled Roll Up, which he later remixed with AKA and Wizkid.
He then got signed to Ambitiouz Entertainment but then decided to spread his wings and start his own label, Emtee Records.
In other Mzansi hip-hop news, Briefly.co.za reported that Rouge explained why Emtee is not on the remix of Popular. Rouge has taken to social media to explain to a fan why Emtee is not featured on the remix of her smash hit titled Popular.
The rapper featured the Roll Up hitmaker on the original version of the song. The stunner recently dropped names of rappers who she featured on the remix of Popular and Emtee's name was not on the list.
A fan took to Twitter and asked Rouge why Emtee is not featured on the track. The award-winning rapper replied to the concerned fan.
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