AyCee James


AyCee (real name Atupele Mahata) is a Malawian female rapper based in the UK. She is from Zomba. Her passion for music developed at the age of 10. Back then, she used to imitate musicians on TV, singing, dancing at school and at church.

She started off in 2011 following the release of her debut mixtape ‘ExploreMySafari’ on 4 May of that year. The mixtape featured songs such as 'Did It On Em' (Nicki Minaj), 'Romans Revenge' (Nicki Minaj), 'Lagos Party' (BankyW) and many others. She has also released singles such as 'My Africa', 'The Protege', 'Thank You Dad', 'Addicted' and 'The AyCee'.

In 2012, she released a single titled ‘China Love’. The track heightened her popularity in the UK and back home. That same year in October, she collaborated with Nigeria's celebrated singer Dr Sid on the song. In February 2015, she dropped a rap single '#ACB'. It was produced by Keith Mwale.

She has also featured on other music projects such as Sean's 'Waiting' and Young Kay's 'Zipepese' remix.

MWBlantyre, Malawi


AyCee James
Profile added by Ano Shumba on 01 Apr 2015