PROFILE OF TOPCITY JE
Jackson Emmanuel (born on December, 22 1998), popularly known as Topcity JE, is a Ghana-Based Nigeria singer, songwriter and performing artiste. His 2021 trending debut single ‘Thank You’ has brought him to limelight.
He started off as a graphics artiste, a typist, guitarist and songwriter in Abak/Uyo, Akwa Ibom State; but only made up his mind to take up singing when he realized that singing is what he was really born to do. He then recorded and put out the single ‘thank you’ in his hometown Uyo after his successful flight from Ghana.
Topcity JE was born in the city of Abak, Akwa Ibom State in Southern Nigeria; he spent most of his teenage years in local entertainments. Topcity JE wouldn’t be the first to attempt music in his family as his biological mother made a career as a singer at local functions – Blessing Jackson.
He spent 4 years at God’s heritage Nursery School, 6 years at Palmgrove Christian Schools, Abak, about 2 years at Computer College, Abak; some years in Fadama, Ghana where he successfully learnt computer graphics designing and typing. While in Ghana, he loved listening to KIDI, Kwami Eugene, Sakodie, Kwezi Arthur, and so many of them, following them on facebook, instagram, twitter and much more platforms gave him huge gingering and encouragement.
Topcity JE started music as a teenager playing strings and knobs in the streets of Abak as Emma Jack but then he got bored and started learning how to type and create graphics. He made his mark first on the local music scene in early 2018 as a Keyboardist, making a couple of records that got massive attention spins in his hometown but he thought he didn’t get the accolades and credit he deserved playing in churches; that was when he made up his mind to pick up the mic and do it. With his angelic voice, he is hoped to do very well in the industry; breaking jinx and get spotlighted all over Nigeria and beyond.
Source of inspiration
In everything he does, he quickly picks up inspiration and this reflects in his works. To sum it all up, he is inspired by reality and listening to acts like Ikpa Udo, 2Baba, Davido, KIDI, Kwami Eugene, Sakodie, Kwezi Arthur and many others gives him more strength and ability.
He got interviewed by …………. At Comfort 95.1 FM, Uyo where he spoke about the success of his new singe and music influences. Topcity JE is now brought to spotlight where everyone enjoys whenever he is called to sing and perform.
Topcity JE’s trumpetic vocal delivery varies, but attracts attention and emotions, regardless of the genre he finds himself making, whether it’s a highlife or afro-fusion.