In the vibrant and ever-evolving world of hip-hop, there are artistes who emerge from unexpected places, bringing a fresh perspective and a unique sound. One such artist is EST Gee, a rapper hailing from Louisville, Kentucky, who is making a name for himself in the hip-hop scene. With his captivating lyrics, infectious beats, and undeniable talent, EST Gee is quickly gaining recognition and carving his own path in the music industry. Alongside Jack Harlow, he is one of the hottest rappers to emerge out of the state of Kentucky. He is known for hits such as “morals”, “5500 Degrees”, “Lick-Back” among others. He is currently signed to Memphis rapper, Yo Gotti’s Collective Music Group (CMG) and Interscope Records. He has collaborated with rappers like Lil Baby, 42 Dugg, Rylo Rodriguez among others.
In this article, we will delve into the life, music, and journey of EST Gee, exploring how he is redefining the hip-hop landscape and leaving an indelible mark on the industry. So, join us as we dive into the world of EST Gee and discover the rising star from Louisville, Kentucky.
EST Gee Bio
George Albert stone III, who is professionally known as EST Gee and by monikers “Geeski” and “Big Gee” is an American rapper who was born on May 11, 1994. He is currently 29 years and bears the Taurus Zodiac sign. He grew up in the Newburgh neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky. Growing up, he was a football player who had the dream and aspiration to be in the National Football League (NFL). He was part of his high school football team and even gained a scholarship to play in the University. He later conceived the dream to pursue music after seeing other rappers his age rap. He was most especially moved by Lil Baby’s performance which formed him to pursue music full-time thereby, abandoning his NFL dream. He is currently a part of Yo Gotti’s CMG. His initial “EST” is an acronym for “Everybody Shining Together”, his feeling and mentality towards life. He is an African-American who hails from a Christian household. He is an accomplished rapper who boasts of 740 thousand subscribers on YouTube and has over 1.2 million followers on Instagram.
He obtained his high school diploma at St. Xavier High School, an all-boys catholic school in Louisville, Kentucky where he graduated in 2012. He was part of the school’s football team where he earned a football scholarship to Indiana State University where he pursued a Bachelor’s degree in communication. He sought a transfer to Sacramento City College after two years in Indiana State University. After spending a year, he transferred to Stephen F. Austin University where he eventually dropped out.
Parents and Siblings
He was born to George and Sheila Stone, a couple from Louisville. Little is known about his parent’s occupation but it is reported that he lost his mother in March 2020 due to leukemia. He has two siblings, Kieran Britt and Kiona Curtis. He reportedly lost his brother to gun violence just a week after his mother’s demise.
He is yet to reveal any information regarding his love life. It was however reported that he was dating American singer, Kehlani some few years ago but this was rubbished as there was no evidence to back it.
The rapper reportedly has two children whom he sometimes shares pictures of on his Instagram. The names and ages of his kids are however, unknown.
The rapper stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall and has a body weight of 70 kilograms. He embraces alternative form of self-expression as a such has his body inked and full of tattoos. He also rocks the dreadlock hairstyle which complements his dark skin tone.
Initially, he was a football player who had a dream to play in the NFL but he abandoned that dream to pursue a career in music after he was moved by Lil Baby’s performance on TV. He went by the name Big Gee before adopting EST Gee as his stage name. He is also known by other monikers such as Geeski and Riata Dada. He started his musical journey in 2017 when he released his debut single “Stains” on YouTube. The song currently has over 4.2 million views on YouTube and earned him a loyal fanbase. In 2019, he released his first mixtape “El Toro” in June and his second mixtape Die Bloody in August.
He, however gained major traction with his third mixtape “Ion Feel Nun” which was released on March 6, 2020. That same year, he released his fourth mixtape “I Still Don’t Feel Nun” in December. Following this, he gained so much recognition including that of Memphis rapper and label executive, Yo Gotti’s. Yo Gotti offered him a record label contract at his Collective Music Group (CMG) label and was also signed to Interscope Records in 2021. That same year, he made his first Billboard charting when he was featured on Lil Baby’s single “Real as It Gets”. The song peaked at number 34 on the Billboard Hot 100. He later released his fifth studio mixtape titled “Bigger Than Life and Death” which featured artistes like Future, Lil Durk, Pooh Shiesty among others. That same year, he released the sequel to his fifth mixtape which he titled “Bigger Than Life and Death Pt.2”. The mixtape had no features but on December 3, 2021, he released three additional tracks which featured artistes like Yo Gotti, Future and MoneyBagg Yo.
In July 2022, the released a compilation album titled “Gangsta Art” which peaked at number 11 on the US chart. In September that same year, he released an album titled “I Never Felt Nun”.
On April 8, 2023, he released a collaborative mixtape titled “Last Ones Left” with fellow CMG labelmate, 42 Dugg. On August 18, 2023, he released a sequel to his 2019 mixtape “El Toro” which he titled “El Toro 2” which peaked at number 57 on the US charting. He is still working on a number of projects and is set to release them over the subsequent years.
Per sources, the rapper has amassed a net worth of $4.5 million over the course of his career. He has only been active in the game since 2017 but has left a lasting impression and as such has accumulated loyal followers who stream his songs, attend his tours and concerts, view his music videos and purchase his merchandise which earns him a healthy income. He is known for his financial literacy and as such yields a handsome income from private investments.
|George Albert Stone III
|Date of Birth
|May 11, 1994
|5 feet 7 inches