Born in august in lagos state to Mr. and Mrs. Emmanuel Okongwu, Gobee real names Ugochukwu Okongwu ,the first out of eleven kids had his primary education in New Methodist primary School egbeda in lagos State . He completed his secondary education in Federal Government College , odogbolu in ogun state and proceeded to Yaba College of technology where he obtained a Diploma in Business administration.
Gobee’s active involvement with music began at an early stage. As a boy he participated in the school social activities, miming Michael Jackson on stage. While in Secondary School his then seniors would beat him just to have a piece of his musical abilities. He has however participated in many musical talent hunt show across the country though he never won any due to what he calls music politics.
Though a product of a broken home, he never allowed is circumstances to stand between him and his music, to raise funds for studio sessions, he worked as barman in a hotel.
1997 was a year he would not forget in a hurry, Gobee lost his beloved mother who was his number one fan to the carelessness of the Nigerian police force. Though all that is in the past now, he has vowed not to throw away his gift in the mud, currently armed with chart bursting songs Gobee is set to take the Nigerian music scene by surprise with his classic delivery of his unique rhythm.
Currently signed on to yaak records, His singles titled lola and to the rhythmare currently rocking the air waves across the country. Set to drop his album titled THE HERO SON before the end of 2009, Gobee hopes to do a collabo with dbanj and tuface.
Inspired by the likes of fela, Nelly, R.kellyT.Q , Gobee is most likely the hottest kid in the block.