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Rema – Raves & Roses North American Tour 2

July 21, 2023 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT

Divine Ikubor, popularly known as Rema, is a Nigerian singer and rapper, he was born on the 1st of May 2000. In 2019, he signed a record deal with Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavin Records. He rose to prominence with the release of the song “Iron Man”, which appeared on Barack Obama’s 2019 summer playlist. Rema was born into a highly spiritual Christian family in Benin City, Edo State Nigeria. Rema grew up singing and rapping while in secondary school. He attended his primary and secondary school in Edo State.

After Rema signed a record deal with Jonzing World in 2019, he released his debut EP Rema. After two more EPs, he released his debut album Rave & Roses on 25 March 2022. The album includes 16 tracks and features from 6lack, Chris Brown, AJ Tracey, and Yseult. The album charted 10 songs on the US Billboard Afrobeats Chart following its debut week.[18] His single “Calm Down”, including a sample from fellow Nigerian artist Crayon’s track “So Fine”,[19] then began charting five months after its official release.[20] It then became the most-viewed Afrobeats video on Youtube.

On August 26, 2022, he released a remix of his song “Calm Down” with Selena Gomez which peaked at number 6 on Billboard Hot 100 and number 1 on Billboard Global Excl. U.S. Chart.

On February 2023, Rema received the Digital Artist of the Year award at the Soundcity MVP Awards which were held at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos.


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