Johnnie Holmes popularly known by his stage name NNGE KASH, was born in
Indianola, Mississippi, to Mary Holmes and Johnnie Holmes Sr. He grew up in
Mississippi and later on attended Jackson State University.
NNGE KASH started his music career in 2021 with his hot debut single “My Biggest
Flex”. He collaborated with top super-producers from the Mississippi Delta, Atlanta,
Dallas, and Los Angeles to quickly create a buzz for himself. His music is inspired by
some of hip hop’s greatest hustlers and businessmen. He is currently residing in
Before beginning his career in music, NNGE KASH was a club owner in Tunica,
Mississippi. In an interview with Brinktv Show & Countdown, he talked about the two
clubs he previously owned, Club Exclusive and Club 56 Night. He was also asked about
all the big artists he brought to his club as a club owner. He revealed that the first artist
he debuted was the South Memphis street rapper Blac Youngsta.
Within three months of the start of his music career, his music exploded immensely. In
an interview NNGE KASH has said that “whatever he does and puts his mind into, he
works hard and passionately to achieve it”.
When asked who his mentor was and why, he said Bigga Rankin. “I met Bigga Rankin
when I performed on his platform ‘Trappin in the Basement’ and from that day we built a
bond like family. I look up to him because it’s OG’s like him that paved the way for many
but, no one speaks on real anymore”. His musical influences are
Jay Z, QC, Coach K, P Diddy, Kanye West, 50 Cent, and Shaquille O’Neal.
NNGE KASH’s debut music “My Biggest Flex” which was produced by Tre$waii, is
about NNGE KASH’s biggest flex in real life. He has said that “His Biggest Flex” is
putting his people in position to win. NNGE KASH is also a big community advocate and
loves giving back and representing the people of Mississippi.
When asked how he came up with his stage name NNGE, he said that “it stands for
‘Never Not Gonna Eat’ and everybody has always called him Kash, since he always had
money in his pocket”. That’s how NNGE KASH was born!