Robert Gee is a native of Philadelphia, the “City Of Brotherly Love” and has been singing professionally since the age of 15. Gee discovered his talents at a the tender age of 5 but really blossomed in junior high and high school where he was often a featured soloist in both concert and gospel choirs or playing a leading roll in musicals like The Wiz, Pippin, Ain’t Misbehavin and many others! The young Settlement Music School vocal scholarship winner is classically trained, site reads and was an All City Choir memeber as well as Opera Ebony! As a teen Robert was featured in a volume of “Who’s Who Among American Students In Music” and won many talent competitions like the Omega Psi Phi 1st place vocal winner!.. Read more
Robert enjoyed performing local dinner theater but began singing in nightclubs and colledge campusues on the east coast at 19. He has traveled the east coast extnsively between Philly, NY, DC, Conneticut, Maryland and all points in between with his first band called “A Different Class”. Who he also made local television appearances with the band on NBC’s City Lights!
Living Legend Patti LaBelle is credited with discovering the teen back in Philly and just like that legendary voice, Robert Gee would also go on to become and Amateur Night Winner at the world famous Apollo Theater!
Gee calls Los Angeles home and his stellar talents don’t end with singing, also a trained actor/dancer who has started in many crtically acclaimed LA Theater productions such as Recorded In Hollywood – The John Dolpin Story, Dreamgirls, The Eve Of Jackie, Cy Coleman’s “The Life”, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Five Heartbeats Live and Body Language for which he was nominated Best Supporting Actor by the NAACP Image Awards for theater and many others! Robert made his NBC television debut in the roll of Bossman in “The Little Richard Story“!
As a bacground artist Robert is often featured and has worked with some of R&B’s finest throughout his career such as the legendary Emotions, Vesta Williams, Teena Marie, Luther Vandross, Kashif, Tevin Campbell, Atlantic Starr, Daryl Coley, La Shun Pace, Bee Bee Winans and London Soul Group Loose Ends Feat. Jane Eugene whom he has toured with for the past 3 years and during the groups Fall mid Atlantic/East coast tour Robert was the opening act at B.B. Kings in New York, the Howard Theater Washington DC and the Chicago Winery performing to sold out or near capacity crowds!
As a solo artist Robert Gee released his critically accllaimed debut CD titled “All My Love” in 2008! He executive produced, co-produced, wrote, co-wrote, performed and arranged all the vocals on the CD. In 2010, the Black Music Association Of America not only acknowledged the debut CD with a nomination for “Best R&B Male Vocal Performance” but Gee was there winner! In the same year 2 songs from the disc, the title track “All My Love” and “Here We Go” were feature in the Indie film “Misunderstandings”. In 2012 Gee’s song “I don’t Want To Lose Your Love” was nominated Best R&B/Soul Song by the Hollywood Music In Media Award. Gee was also nominated at Best Indie Artist by the Callywood Awards!
After 20 years as a performer, dedication to his craft and the study of voice. Robert has become a vocal coach to several young students of the craft and even some of his mentors like Kashif, the late Vesta Williams and Jane Eugene From Loose Ends!
Robert was signed to Spectra Records 2014-15 and released one single “All This Love (Is For You).
Optimistic about his future, Gee has released a brand new single “All I Ever Wanted” (available everywhere) which he co-wrote with (Flyte Tyme Alum) Grant WIlliams Nicholas with an official music video playing on the Vevo channel and CMC The California Music Channel. The single is recieving rave reviews from the R&B and Soul music blogisphere, and landed on the Grammy consideration ballot for “Best Traditional R&B Performance“! Robert Gee The EP was released 11/11/2016 and is being recieved rave reviews across the pond. The single “I’ve Given You My Best” landed at #23 on the 2016 UK Soul Chart and at #16 in the “Best Of 2016 – Franklin Sinclairs Top 40′! Robert Gee’s star continues to rise and shine
00 – Ahmed Sirour – DJ Soulswede’s Theme
01 – Robert Gee – I Really Miss Your Love (All My Love, 2008)
02 – Robert Gee – All I Ever Wanted (The E.P, 2016)
03 – Robert Gee – A Love Of My Own (The E.P, 2016)
04 – Robert Gee – I’ve Given You My Best (The E.P, 2016)
05 – Robert Gee – Let’s Start All Over (Snippet) (The E.P, 2016)
06 – Robert Gee – All I Ever Wanted (Quibonix Remix) (The E.P, 2016)
Background music during the interview:
Robert Gee – All My Love, Kashif – I Just Gotta Have You (Lover Turn Me On) (Instrumental), Robert Gee – Step’n Out Tonight, Robert Gee – Let’s Start All Over