Manu WorldStar biography, origin, real name, label & profile

Manu World Star (real name Emmanuel Mumbili Mutendji) is a South African-born Hip Hop artiste. The Congolese hip hop artist has a wide-ranging musical range.

The artist did not focus only on the hip hop genre, Manu as a versatile artist has also delved into afro-pop and also RnB.


Manu WorldStar biography
Manu WorldStar a renowned hip hop artiste
NameEmmanuel Mumbili Mutendji
Other NamesManu WorldStar
Place of birthSouth Africa
Record labelSony music


The Mzansi-born artiste was born into the family of Congolese parents.

Real Name

Though the music star is known to many fans and music lovers by his stage name Manu World Star. His real name is Emmanuel Mumbili Mutendji.

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Record Label

The popular Congolese hip hop artist, Manu Worldstar, is signed to the record label Sony Music.


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The stunning NaLingi, his latest single, is set to make waves in the country and continent this year.

He is a hip hop artist of reality TV show Vuzu‘s The Hustle Season 2. Manu is recognized as one of the biggest breakthrough acts in 2018.

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The musician received an endorsement from Trace TV, a music television network. He was also featured in their coveted Bout To Blow (BTB) segment.

The TV network, Trace TV, is known to handpick artists they feel have global breakthrough potential. They also feature them in a live music showcase and interviews.

Manu has thirteen (13) number #1 spot and counting for hit single Nalingi, on notable radio and television charts in the United Kingdom, Botswana, South Africa, Zambia, and Nigeria.



The artist dropped his much-anticipated EP titled “YAS” in August 2019. YAS stands for Young African Story and was composed by Ganja Beats, Evoke, Noble, Eternal Africa, Airdee, and Mr. Kamera.

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Thee music sees the artist Manu croon about his struggles and dreams on Africa. He went further to dedicate the EP to his parents who he said has seen him fail a couple of times.

I am happy to see my parents proud of me, they have seen me fail and fall so many times and this EP is dedicated to them. This is my African Story and I want everyone to hear and spread it – said Manu.

The song, YAS, taken off the EP, with the same title tells about his journey as an artist. 

Starting from the time he had his first national recognition in 2017. It also covered when he competed in the ‘The Hustle’, a hip hop search talent show.

It also revealed the release of his hit single Nalingi, which marked the official launch of his career in music.


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