Benn Gilbert Kamoto or Gemini Major, is a Malawian born artist and record producer whose genres cover R&B, Hip-Hop, house, dancehall, pop and gospel. Though currently working on his debut album, Gemini joins Coke Studio Africa this year to produce various artists including Shekhina (South Africa) and Jano Band (Ethiopia). In 2016, Gemini Major was selected for the South Africa series of Coke Studio as a producer.
Gemini Major, who is inspired by artists such as Wizkid, Burna Boy, Bob Marley, Bongani Fassie and I-Octane, describes his sound and style as “Rockstarfari”. After a chance meeting with Cassper Nyovest and his team at a video shoot for a song he had produced, he joined Cassper’s Family Tree team. After the release of Coke Studio Africa 2017 artist Nasty C’s break out hit single Juice Back, Gemini went on to become the go-to producer for some of South Africa’s leading Hip-Hop artists.
Apart from producing for some of South Africa’s top artists, Gemini has appeared on songs alongside Khuli Chana, Da L.E.S, Reason, African legend 2Baba, and DJ Dimplez among others. His portfolio includes producing soundtracks for TV Shows such as Gold Diggers Season 3, Forever Young and Mo Love.
Born on 14 June 1990, Gemini Major finished his High School in 2007 and later graduated in I.T in 2009.
In the same year, he moved to Durban, South Africa to pursue his dream as an artist and record producer. In 2017, Gemini joined Fresh 2 Def Productions founded by Da L.E.S and started his own company Rudebouy Major. His recent single Ragga Ragga featuring Cassper Nyovest, Nadia Nakai, Riky Rick and Major League DJs has charted top on several radio stations, settling at Number 1 on Motsweding FM. Other top Gemini Major songs include Badmanting with Aewon Wolf, Bumpy Ride, One Night Stand, Wagwan with Yanga and Fever with Cassper Nyovest and StoneBwoy.