G-Enka

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G-Enka
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G-Enka in 2011.
Background information
Birth name Henry Kõrvits
Also known as G-Enka
Born (1974-12-30) December 30, 1974 (age 44)
Origin Tallinn, Estonia
Genres Hip hop
Rap
Occupation(s) Rapper, producer
Years active 1996 - present
Labels Legendaarne
Associated acts Cool D, Toe Tag, A-Rühm, Metsakutsu

Henry Kõrvits (born 30 December 1974 in Tallinn), better known by his stagename G-Enka is an Estonian rapper and record producer.

G-Enka started rapping in 1996 along with Revo and DJ Paul Oja, who was G-Enka's schoolmate. Together they started a band called Toe Tag. Their first album The Real Kuhnja Homophobes was released next year. In 1998, G-Enka and Revo joined another Estonian rap group, A-Rühm, and Toe Tag went on vacation. Also G-Enka started making his own solo songs. The most famous hit was "Tallinn", which was rapped along with Droopy in 2001. During the same year Toe Tag came back together and started a big Estonian tour. In 2004, Toe Tag released their second studio album Legendaarne (Legendary), which consisted of 18 songs. The most famous songs from the album were "Legendaarne" and "Pankrot" (Bankruptcy). In 2006, G-Enka and A-Rühm released their new album Leegion which had 23 songs. The most famous songs from this album were "Palmisaar" (Palm Island) and "Tugitooli Gangster" (Armchair Gangster).

G-Enka and DJ Paul Oja started their own record company, Legendaarne Records. Also G-Enka and A-Rühm were the warm-up performers for 50 Cent on his 2007 Europe promo tour for the Curtis album in Tallinn.

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