Here is the full biography and life history of Rema plus all you need to know about the Mavin singer. On the 19th of October 2019, he was announced the winner of the much coveted ‘Next Rated’ Headies Award.
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Rema is a young Nigerian singer who is currently signed to Mavin Records, he is well known for his track “Dumebi” and is widely regarded as the next big thing.
The Nigerian music industry is at its most productive point in history and there are so many young talents getting recognition today.
Let’s begin with his profile and basic info.
Personal Details and Profile of Rema
- Full Name: Divine Ikubor
- Stage Name: Rema
- Date of Birth: 2001
- State of origin: Edo State
- Place of Birth: Benin City, Edo State
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Profession: Singer
- Record Label: Mavin record
- Religion: Christian
- Instagram: @hiesrema
Rema Biography – Early Life
Divine Ikubor popularly known by his stage name as Rema was born in 2001 in Benin City, Edo State. Not much is known about his childhood, but we know he grew up in Benin city and was born into a Christian family.
Rema completed both his primary and secondary school education and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate in Benin city.
Since he is still young, we are still looking to see if he is going to further his education despite his new found fame.
Rema Biography – Music Career
When you look at the Nigerian music industry today, you are sure to come across many young stars, and this is mostly because the industry has become more lucrative over the years and singers are well respected in the society.
It is not weird to find a young lad stating that he dreams of becoming an A-list artiste and Rema is a clear example.
At just 18 years of age, his love for music is clear.
Rema started his melodic profession at an exceptionally youthful age, while still in school moved on to create his own live band and not so long until he was discovered by D’Prince.
He went on to sign for top Nigerian record label, Mavin records at the age of 18, and has been tipped by many to become the next big thing in the music industry.
The quick rising hip jump rapper, Afro beats artist and lyricist has been portrayed as a skilled, dexterous, inventive and capable individual by enormous names in the music business.
Rema Biography – Signing for Mavin Records and breakthrough
Following the exit of Reekado Banks in December 2018, Rema joined the illustrious label which entered its seventh year since it was created in May 2012.
Rema joined other acts like Tiwa Savage (who would later leave), Korede Bello, D’ija, Dr Sid, D’Prince, Poe, Johnny Drille and DNA twins.
the talented young singer was discovered by Jonzingworld Record CEO Charles Enebeli, better known by his stage name D’Prince. Speaking about Rema, D’Prince said;
“When I initially heard Rema’s work I realized this was a craftsman I needed the whole world to tune in to. His ability and imaginativeness are so a long ways past his years.”
Rema’s professional singing career commenced when D’Prince then acquainted him with his sibling and CEO of Mavin Records Don Jazzy.
On Friday, March 22, 2019, Rema was announced as the latest addition to Mavin Records. Mavin boss, Don Jazzy made this known via several messages on his social media pages, he wrote;
”Today another Mavin is Activated.
Mavin/Jonzing is excited to present the newest MAVIN. Rema is a super talented young artist I have no doubt is going to be the future of Afrobeats.”
Rema Net worth 2019
This is impossible to tell, Rema is still new in the music industry and one can’t tell how much he has amassed during his career.
During our research for his net worth, we stumbled on one site which couldn’t be relied upon.
According to the website (Austine Media), Rema has an estimated net worth of $500,000.
That seems a lot for a singer who has only released four songs as at the time of writing this article.
Rema Biography – Songs and discography
Rema recently released his first hit single “Iron Man” which is currently trending in Nigeria and rest of the world. He has since followed that with three other tracks, and we can expect more from the young man.
The video of his song, Dumebi (Watch here), has been rated highly by many critics, though some pointed out the lack of plot in it. Below is some of his song singles;
- Iron Man
Winning 2019 Headies Next Rated Award
Much to the surprise of many Rema emerged the winner of the Headies 2019 “Next Rated” Award.
It came as a surprise cause the category was packed with stars like Fireboy and Zlatan Ibile.
You would recall that Zlatan has been shinning in the music industry since the last year 2018 and no one could have thought Rema who just hit the Industry this year could floor him in this category.
Some industry gurus though believe it is a well-deserved win for Rema as a result of the huge impact he’s got in the music industry in a short period of time.
There you have it on this post “Rema Biography: Mavin singer life history” I hope you found this piece helpful.