Gee Wunder

Gee Wunder

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www.geewunder.com

Biography

GEE WUNDER

Gee Wunder is a music industry veteran and a motivational hip hop artist from Toronto. Gee grew up on Jane Street in Toronto, an environment which sparked his interest in hip-hop music as he watched local acts such as Dream Warriors, HDV and Maestro build their careers at home and abroad.

Gee Wunder's first inroads into the music industry, as an artist, was through a local community radio station and working with other successful artists such as; K.Force, Thrust and Frankenstein. In 2005, Gee Wunder was featured on Toronto commercial radio station Flow 93.5 when he released his first commercial track called “Got The Feelin'” featuring artist E3.

Throughout the course of his career Gee Wunder has worked with artists such as Shaun Boothe, Cory Lee, Theology 3, Nyce Touch and Hype and has shared the stage with international artists such as; Nas, Busta Rhymes, Swollen Members and DasEfx to name a few.

In 2008, Gee Wunder released his debut street album called “Street Knowledge”, which was warmly embraced by the streets, as well as Canadian college radio. The album's debut charted in the top 10 of college radio in several provinces.

On July 28th, 2009 Gee Wunder released his second album in the street album series called “Hood Politics” (Street Album II). The album was released via URBNET Digital and is available for purchase on Itunes.

2010 saw the third release in the Street Album series named “For The People” (Street Album III). This album featured a song called “Okay, Okay, Okay” (and its remix) for which two music videos were shot for. These videos received considerable amounts of play on MuchVibe and AuxTV, respectively, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLTj5rteYSk. In 2010, Gee Wunder performed with Peter Jackson at the annual 'McKee Agency Canadian Music Week Showcase' which was held in March http://mckeeagency.blogspot.ca/. In October 2010 Gee Wunder took part in an Ontario tour with legendary hip hop duo known as Das Efx.

2011 was a triumphant year for Gee Wunder and his Motive Music label. Gee Wunder collaborated with Young Snag, JB and, Lils the General, on the Wilfred Laurier Remix video, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EF1LwXuARGg. Gee touched audiences in Edmonton, Orillia and Toronto with his energetic live performances and, in the same year, Gee received his own hip-hop trading card by Fred.E Fame's – Legends of The Fame. Gee also performed as an opening artist for legendary Canadian hip hop group Swollen Members on July 29th and performed alongside artist Rochester at an event hosted by Keshia Chante on October 28th. On December 10th, 2011 Gee Wunder performed with DJ Scratch from The Roots at the Detour Nightclub in Toronto. In June, Gee Wunder released a collaboration album with Scarborough artist Abaddon entitled 'Culture Rap'. In August the first official project through Motive Music's new distribution deal with Fontana North was released. The release, 'Disco Nights: Vol.1' LP by Gee's group "The City", which includes actress and singer Cory Lee, was very well received. There were two big-budget music videos filmed for two of the songs off of the "Disco Nights: Vol. 1" LP: 'Make Some Money' and 'Disco Nights'. Both videos received rave reviews and respectable single sales. 2011 also saw the release of Gee's fourth Street Album called 'Consistency' (Street Album 4), which was released as a free download on September 15th.

2012 has started on a positive note for Motive Music. Gee Wunder released his debut studio album entitled 'Beats, Bars & Hooks' on February 14th via Motive Music and Fontana North Distribution. The album has received positive reviews and continues to chart on Canadian college
radio stations in Edmonton, Calgary and Lethbridge, Alberta as well as London, Ontario http://earshot-online.com/charts/cjsr.cfm?intChartTypeID=3. The first two video singles 'Riderz' http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojxUNGts9i0 and 'See You Hatin' http://youtu.be/KrHI86qrA5M, are currently in rotation on MuchMusic, MuchVibe and AuxTV. There will be two more video singles of the project to be released: 'The Arrival' in July and 'Bring It On' in September. Gee and his Motive Music team embarked on a four-city promotional album tour hitting London, ON Feb. 23, Toronto on Feb. 26th and Kingston, Ontario on May 11. On February 19th, 2011 Gee performed at Club Soda in Montreal alongside artists; Raz Fresco, David Hodges and, The Honest Gentlemen, as an opening act for Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest. On March 24th Gee threw his First Annual Canadian Music Week Showcase featuring; JB, Hype, Nyce Touch, Mezziah, Tre Nice, Adam D, Roc Da House, S. Davis and others. Gee intends to keep the momentum going in 2012 with his new colloborative LP "The Connect" with Toronto to Edmonton, Alberta transplant B. Money Grenier in an attempt to bridge talents across the country. In the Fall of 2012 Gee Wunder will release his fifth Street Album "The Grind". Gee Wunder and the new proj

Discography

"Street Knowledge" (Street Album) 2008
"Hood Politics" (Street Album 2) (2009)
"For The People" (Street Album 3) (2010)
"Original Heads" LP with T. Major (2010)
"Culture Rap" LP with Abaddon (2011)
"Consistency" (Street Album 4) (2011)
"Disco Nights: Vol. 1" Gee Wunder & Cory Lee present..The City (2011)
"Beats, Bars & Hooks" LP (2012)
"The Grind" (Street Album 5) (2012)