January 12, 2020

Rema Biography, Net Worth, Age and Songs

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Another what?? Banger obviously. One of the awesome things about Rema is his confidence towards his songs. Rema is one of the most relevant artistes in Nigeria at the moment. The young lad has successfully placed himself on an extreme platform even to the extent of his song appearing on Barack Obama's playlist. Rema Biography and net worth is one of the huge enquiries about the artist and we are here to serve that purpose.

Contents of this post 

  • Rema Biography: Who is Rema?
  • Rema Age 
  • Rema Buys car for mum 
  • Rema song appears on Barack Obama's playlist 
  • Rema Net Worth 
  • List of Rema songs 
  • What is Rema Social Media Accounts 


Rema Biography: who is Rema?


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Rema pulling out some dollars during a music video set / instagram 

Divine Ikubor is his real name. Porpularly known by his stage name, Rema, he is a songwriter, rapper, singer, stage performer and a model. Rema got signed to Don Jazzy's Mavins records on the 22nd of March, 2019. He was the first artist to be signed by the label after their multi-dollar investment with the Kubanda Holdings.

Alongside his young age, he is a very talented, skillful and creative artiste who has risen and surpassed great standards in just few months.

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Rema lived his early life in Benin City rapping in local churches and schools at a very tender age. Rema while still in school moved on to create his own live band and not so long until he was discovered by D’Prince who is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Jonzingworld Record and also the immediate younger brother to Nigerian billionaire artiste and producer Don Jazzy, who is currently the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mavin Records.

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Rema walks in Lagos Fashion Week 2019 / instagram 


Rema has been making music in Benin since he was 11, starting out as a rapper in a church group but eventually changing his sound to fit the popular sound in his community. “They told me if I want to make it to Lagos, I have to sound commercial. I tried to vibe to it but I wasn’t really good at it.” Eventually, his fondness for subverting the conventional and drive to be distinct led him to look to social media where his hip-hop leanings were more appreciated, sharing free verses and partaking in music challenges to grow his audience online. It was D’Prince’s “Gucci Gang” challenge, and the 1-minute freestyle that got Rema the attention of his new label boss.

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“I remember being bored on that Thursday. I’m just happy my eyes were open to the opportunity because I actually wanted to scroll past it. I had never freestyled over any Nigerian beat before then.”

D’Prince liked Rema’s entry enough to ask him to come over to Lagos and has since helped the young talent hone his Afro-Pop sound – something that he himself had to do when linking up with Mo’Hits way back when.

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Remmy Boy / instagram 

According to the words of Mavin Records boss Don Jazzy; “Rema is a formidable young artist. With his skill and versatility, he has a unique place in the future of Afro beats. At the same time, we are excited to launch our first imprint deal with Jonzing World ” Don Jazzy revealed this during a press briefing.


Rema's Ep topped multiple charts. Songs from the EP are Iron Man, Dumebi, Corny and Why. "Dumebi" which was the most successful of all was number one on music platforms for a whole lot of weeks.

According to Rema, The way D'prince tells it, the beat for Dumebi had been refused by three big artists he spared the embarrassment of naming. When he heard it, he freestyled to it on the spot, hoping to return to add finishing touches later. But to his surprise, D’Prince liked the raw vibe of the song. “He said I didn’t need to put actual words. He said I could leave it and I agreed since I wanted to sound different anyway. A lot of things don’t make sense on the song but it’s number one on iTunes. It’s crazy.”


Rema was also an inclusion in the song All is in order which included Don Jazzy, Korede Bello and the Crayon.

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Rema's Freestyle EP Artwork/ Tooxclusive 

Rema in June 2019 released the "Freestyle EP". This EP is a 4-track packed EP being an amazing body of work worth lots of accolades. Songs off the "Freestyle EP" are "Trap out the submarine", "American love", "Spiderman" and "Boulevard".

Rema got featured on DJ Big N's "Ogologoma" on July 2019. The song was amazing and got accepted quickly because of Rema's unending melodies on the song.

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Rema being good at freestyles made him release them officially even though they might make not much sense. He released "call me rema" and "This fame" freestyles in September 2019.

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Bad Commando EP artwork / Tooxclusive 

Rema "Bad Commando EP" was his third successful music project in 2019. The EP consists of 4 long tracks impressing us with raw multi-talent. Off the EP were songs "Bad Commando, Lady, Rewind, Spaceship Jocelyn".

Visuals for "Bad Commando"

The video for "Bad Commando" was released by Mavins and Jonzing World. The visuals were directed by Seun Opabisi and Kewa Oni. "Bad Commando" was produced by in-house producer, Babyfresh.

"Lady" which was produced by Altims gradually became the biggest hit of the "Bad Commando EP". Well what the f**k am I saying, it's just another banger (in Rema's voice).

The visuals for "Lady" was dropped in November 2019. After being the hottest song on the EP, the video was shot and directed by Tadas-vanagas.

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American-English rapper and singer Thutmose links up with Mavins Rema for "Love in the Morning". The song was produced by Avedon.

What is Rema Age?
Rema was born on May 1, 2020 and hails from Edo State, Nigeria. The talented artist is 19 years old and turns 20 this year.

Rema Buys Car for Mum

Video of Rema showing his mum the surprise car he bought for her 

In 2017, According to naijaloded a certain boy bought a car of N3.4 million for his mum. The boy was only 17 then and identified as Divine Ikubor who is the Rema we all know now. Most people referred to him as destiny boy then as we was known as an upcoming rapper.

Rema Song Appears on Barack Obama's Playlist

Former President of the United States of America, Barack Obama made songs playlist for the summer in August 2019. Rema's song got included in the huge summer playlist of the former president with the breakout hit "Iron Man". Obama claimed that these songs are what him and his wife Michelle have been listening to throughout the summer.

Barack Obama released another list of songs and this time it was "Songs of the year" and it didn't only include Rema but also Burnaboy. Rema's "Iron Man" and BurnaBoy's "Anybody" made it to Barack Obama's favorite songs of 2019.

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Rema is now one of the formidable artistes in Nigeria currently / Instagram 

What is Rema Net Worth?
Rema is one of the formidable artistes in Nigeria at the moment. Rema has an estimated net worth of $300,000 in 2020 bringing Rema net worth in naira to N108 million.

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List of Rema Songs

  • Iron Man 
  • Dumebi 
  • Corny 
  • Why 
  • All is in Order 
  • Ogologoma 
  • Spiderman 
  • Trap out of Submarine 
  • American Love 
  • Boulevard 
  • Rewind 
  • Spaceship Jocelyn 
  • Lady 
  • Bad Commando 
Rema Social Media Accounts 
Follow Rema on Instagram - @heisrema
Follow Rema on Twitter - @heisrema

Visuals for Rema's "Lady"

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