Rema born Divine Ikubor is a Nigerian singer and rapper. He was born on the 1st of May, 2001 in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
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.
Let’s take a look at his biography below.
Rema Real Name
He was born Divine Ikubor is known as Rema on the music scene.
He was born on the 1st of May, 2001 in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. He is currently 19 years of age.
He was born and raised in Benin City, Edo State Nigeria.
Rema Early Life and Education
He completed both his primary and secondary school education and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate in the same state.
Rema grew up singing and rapping while in secondary school.
Rema grew up listening to Afrobeat and commercial rap. He formed a rap group with his peers at church.
He uploaded a clip of himself freestyling to an instrumental version of D’Prince’s “Gucci Gang” in February 2018.
D’Prince saw the video and got in touch, which led to Rema signing with Mavin, the Lagos-based label.
Rema made his commercial debut in 2019, a year during which he released the four-track EPs Rema, Freestyle, and Bad Commando, and was featured on tracks by D’Prince, Thutmose, and Peter Maxx, as well as Mavins, a Mavin label group.
“Dumebi,” a single off the self-titled EP, fared particularly well in Nigeria and abroad.
He attracted more attention when another track, “Iron Man,” was included on Barack & Michelle Obama’s Summer Playlist 2019, tweeted out by the former president that August.
Rema Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
He goes by the handle @heisrema on Instagram, @heisrema on Twitter, and just REMA on Facebook.
Rema Latest Songs
Rema is definitely a force on the Nigerian and African music scene to look out for. Some of his tunes include the banger, Bad Commando, Lady, Mama, Rainbow, and many more. You can listen to and download Rema’s music here.