Nigerian singer and songwriter
Gift Iyumame Eke (born 18 November 1978), better known by her stage name Muma Gee, is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, actress, businesswoman, fashion designer, and television personality.
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- “If it is the will of God.”
- “I used to belong to the school of thought that females in the Nigerian music industry were disenfranchised. However, knowledge, time, maturity and research made me realise it’s the effect of our traditional beliefs that the girl-child is positioned to play a second fiddle.”
- “Subconsciously or unknowingly, it plays out in our attitude towards professionalism and commitment to work. The male artistes put in more to attain the heights they get to. I cannot say the same for the women and I am guilty as charged. There are lots of other distractions, both natural and artificial, but the bottom line is that if women put in as much effort as men do, there would be equal results.”
- Muma Gee opens up on remarrying at 43, Ella Chioma, 12 February 2022, Kemi Filani News, retrieved 10 December, 2022
- People mistake it for a guy's name or a nick name. Gift is my real name and that is where I got the G in Muma Gee, forget the fact that I added double ‘e’ to it, just as it sounds Gee but the G is just the G in Gift. For the Muma, the Jamaicans will call mother Muma and papa Pupa. The Muma in my name means 'do good' in my language.
- In "I am single, apply within – Muma Gee" by Funmi Salome Johnson on nigeriafilms.com, October 25, 2008: On the meaning behind her stage name
- [It] is all about the African woman, her beauty and how she makes herself beautiful. An African woman is therefore not to be messed up with or looked down upon because she’s feminine. Even though she’s beautiful, she’s strong and has a sense of pride.
- In "The role Emeka Ike played in my marriage" by Opeoluwani Ogunjimi on vanguardngr.com, June 15, 2013: On her song "African Woman Skillashy"
- One needs to take one’s time because good work takes time. But it must be worth the wait in the end.
- In "The role Emeka Ike played in my marriage" by Opeoluwani Ogunjimi on vanguardngr.com, June 15, 2013: On the delay of her album Motherland
- "keep moving on and you will get there someday."
- In " Muma Gee giving detailed information on the word "Kade" it is a courageous word that gives hope. After which she state that she believe so much in empowerment.
- I get that skillashy, effizzy, I'm sexy, afrotastic
that skillashy, effizzy, I'm sexy and afrotastic
my body no be for sale oh
I no dey sell oh
I be African woman ooo
- "African Woman Skillashy" on youtube.com, 2012.