Emperor Geezy, a renown entertainment mogul, credited for discovering and developing the careers of Kizz Daniel, Iceberg Slim, DJ Shabsy, and Sugarboy.
Here’s a glimpse inside the CEO’s life and early accomplishments in the worldwide entertainment industry.
On tracks released by Kizz Daniel while signed to Emperor’s G-Worldwide label, his name spread like wildfire across multiple borders.
1.) Festus Ehimare is Emperor Geezy’s real name.
2.) Emperor is the 8th born out of twelve children, so he has four younger ones.
3.) Emperor was born on 15 May 1987, in Ajegunle, Lagos; a place known as the music hub of Nollywood.
4.) Emperor parent’s names are, Patrick Ehimare (his father), and Elizabeth Ehimare (his mother).
5.) Emperor is originally from Edo State, a native of the Esan ethnic group.
6.) Emperor grew-up in a polygamous family, in the ghetto. Meaning, he never had it easy, as it may look now, while growing up.
7.) Emperor had his secondary education in Badia Ijora, at Cardoso High School, and graduated with a second class-upper, with a B.Sc in Entrepreneurship and Business Management from NOUN (National Open University of Nigeria).
8.) Emperor won the Nollywood Europe Golden Awards for Best Record Label Executive in 2016.
9.) Emperor began in the entertainment industry as a show promoter, and talent manager to Iceberg Slim, he promoted the phenomenal rapper under his imprint G-Worldwide Entertainment. After his contract expired with the rapper, he discovered Kizz Daniel in 2013, after listening to his demos.
10.) In the making of Kizz Daniel’s New Era album, Sugarboy’s Believe album, and Suga Suga movie, released after the pandemic, all were executively produced by Emperor Geezy.