Ever wondered how fast-rising music artist, Divine Ikubor aka Rema came into the limelight? then this is all you have been looking for. This article focuses on Rema Biography and net worth and every other information you need to know about the singer.
Background and Education
Nigerian Singer, songwriter, and model, Divine Ikubor popularly referred to by his stage name “Rema” is no doubt one of the fast-rising music artists that the entertainment industry has produced in recent times.
Age And Record Label
Rema who is presently signed to Don Jazzy’s record label “Mavins” was born on the 1st of May, 2000 in Benin city, Edo state. The Singer who is a native of Edo state also had his primary and secondary education in the same state before moving to Lagos state.
Rema Biography and net worth won’t be complete without including his music career growth. Rema started rapping in churches and schools while he was still very young. In fact, he was initially discovered by D’Prince who is the CEO OF Jozzing world Record, and also a younger brother to the owner of Mavins Record, Don Jazzy. D’Prince discovered him after he(Rema) recorded a viral freestyle of D’Prince’s song “Gucci Gang”.
In 2019, Rema released a single titled “Iron man“. The song which went global appeared on Barack Obama’s summer playlist. His genre of music could be referred to as Afrobeats and trap.
The singer has 4 EP’s to his name. They are Rema, Rema freestyle, Bad Commando, Rema Remix. He also has many singles which he has released over the years.
Some Rema Singles :
Bounce(his latest single released in 2021) and many other songs
Rema’s Nomination and Awards
Just like every hardworking person would expect his or her works to get noticed and appreciated, Rema is no different. In the period of time that he has been in the music industry, he has been nominated for various awards. Rema won in the Next rated category of “The headies award” in 2019. He was also nominated for viewer’s choice at the 13th edition of the same award.
In the same year, he was nominated by the City people Music award for the “Revelation of the year” category.
In 2020, the singer was nominated at the Soundcity MVP awards under the category ” Best new MVP” which he won. He was also nominated for the MOBO awards in 2020 alongside Burna boy.
Being controversial is not a new phenomenon in the entertainment industrial space. Many music artists have often trended on various social media platforms. While some trend for a good cause, others trend for something not so good. In September 2020, Rema trended on Twitter when he put out different tweets on his page insinuating that he had gone through some struggles before getting to the point where he is present.
The artist revealed that at some point in his life he stole his friend’s laptop in order to get funds to take care of his mother in the hospital.
In the series of tweets that the singer put out, he addressed several issues which obviously had been on his mind for a long time.
The Nigerian government was not exempted from his rants as he had a word for “his generation”. According to Singer, he told Nigerians that there is a new law signed by the government which allows the police to search people’s phone. He went on to say that his generation needs to wake up, this is because Twitter trends are not enough.
Do you agree with Rema that social media trends are not enough and what other ways can the government of the day be held accountable?
Rema also had words for the friends of his late brother who according to him were unavailable when he died but were around when his late brother hosted house parties.
Rema also dragged the People’s Democratic Party(PDP) in his rant. The tweet he put out demanded an explanation from the PDP on what happened to his late father. His late father was a justice before his demise.
He also addressed show promoters who limited him. He says these show promoters will not allow him to bring his vision to life.
Personal Life and Relationship
The singer obviously has so many female fans but not so much is known about his relationship status. However, after the release of his song “ginger me“, the singer put out a tweet requesting that his female fans comment with a picture of themselves if they are single. Of course, many of his female fans who have been longing to see him commented with their pictures below the tweet but only one person would be picked by the Singer.
Eventually, Rema picked one of his female fans named “Nimie” as the lucky fan to go on a date with him. His choice of Nimie brought about disappointment to other female fans who had anticipated date with the singer.
Rema is one of the young, talented, and creative artists that the Nigerian music industry has produced lately. The singer gets his money mostly from performing at shows and events. His estimated net worth is said to be about $20,000.
From all indications, Rema is one of the fast-rising singers on the block in the Nigeria Music industry. He has continued to thrill his numerous fans by putting out hit music from time to time. At a young age, Rema is known not only in his home country (Nigeria) but also abroad, his music is also being enjoyed and played outside the shores of the country.
Needless to say that becoming famous at a very young age is the dream of many young Nigerians across the country. However, such fame comes with a lot of pressure. How would you suggest that young Nigerians handle fame and wealth?. Kindly share your thoughts in the comment section below, we’d like to hear from you.
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