Divine Ikubor professionally known as Rema, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and rapper. Rema rose to prominence with the release of the song “Iron Man”, which appeared on Barack Obama’s 2019 summer playlist which was the same year he signed a record deal with Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavin Records.
Rema grew up singing and rapping while in secondary school. Rema posted a viral freestyle on Instagram to D’Prince’s track “Gucci Gang” in 2018 and the post caught the attention of D’Prince who flew him to Lagos to offer a record deal. Rema signed a record deal with D’Prince’s Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavin Records in 2019. He released his eponymous debut EP Rema in 2019 which peaked at number 1 on Apple Music Nigeria.
How old is Rema? Rema was born on 1st May 2000 in Benin City, Edo State in the South Southern part of Nigeria and he’s currently 21 years old.
Rema Family, State Of Origin
Rema was born into a Christian family in Benin City, Edo State. He grew up singing and rapping while in secondary school. He attained his primary and secondary school education in Edo State.
Rema Record Label
Rema was added to Mavins Record shortly after Reekado Banks left. The well-respected record label can boast of many other popular artists such as Tiwa Savage Korede Bello, Dija, Dr. Sid, D’Prince, Poe, Johnny Drille. D’Prince described having Rema on the list as indeed a big feat as he is a Craftsman whose work needed to be heard by the whole world.
Rema was discovered by D’Prince and he wrote songs for the record for a while until D’Prince introduced the young boy to his brother, Don Jazzy and he was announced as the latest addition to Mavin Records where he was referred to as the future of Afrobeats. Rema released his debut EP Rema after he signed a record deal with Jonzing World, in 2019 which peaked at number one on Apple Music Nigeria.
- Iron Man
- American Love
- Trap Out The Submarine
- Bad Commando
- Spaceship Jocelyn
- Dumebi Remix (featuring Becky G)
- Beamer (Bad Boys)
- Ginger Me
- Peace Of Mind (Featuring Loopking)
Rema Awards and Nominations
Rema was nominated for Viewer’s Choice and won the Next Rated award at the 13th edition of The Headies in 2019 and he also received the Soundcity MVP for best new artist on 12th January 2020.
Rema was nominated as Best Viewers Choice:
International Act on the 2020 BET Awards on 15 June 2020 as he was nominated for the awards alongside Burna Boy and Wizkid, they were the only Nigerian artists nominated for the awards edition of 2020.
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Rema Net Worth
Rema is considered amongst the richest and the most influential artists in the Nigerian music industry and according to his assets and endorsement deals as of 2021, Rema’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 Million.