Nigerian musician Rema,who sang the song Dumebi,has gotten so big so fast that at the tender age of 19,there are already rumours to add to his history and biography, that singer Rema died! This kid of rumours usually happens when a celebrity has been around for a few years.
But he didn't as we all know.It's just the price of fame.Explaining the incident,his manager revealed that- some malicious pirates were behind the unfortunate spread of this false information. “Death is not something we can hide! Some hackers had access to his official account and spread the rumor. ”
“He is in good shape and good health, he is doing well,” the singer’s manager revealed. Mr. Sean added that
when Rema saw the false news of his death, it triggered a laugh in his house.Popular online outlet,Wikipedia wrongfully reported his death on February 1.
In recent times there has been an overflow of upcoming artistes in Nigeria. The sea of talent has been overflowing and one of the fishes in this sea is Rema.
Divine Ikubor popularly as Rema is a Young Singer, Songwriter and Rapper. Born in 2000, the singer grew up in Benin City, Divine grew up singing and rapping in secondary school. He completed both his primary and secondary education in Edo State.
In 2019, Rema signed a record deal with Mavin Records after being scouted by Don Jazzy. His rise to fame was an attribute of the release of his hit song "Iron Man" which earned him a place on Barack Obama's 2019 Summer playlist.
His debut EP released in 2019 peaked at number 1 on Apple Music Nigeria, the singer also had a remix of his hit song "Dumebi" with Latin singer Becky G.
At 19 the singer has already received many accolades, on October 2019 he won the Next Rated award at the 13th edition of the Headies. He also received the SoundCity MVP for best New artists in January 2020.
Some of his songs are Bad commando, Rema Freestyle, Why, Corny, My Lady, Spiderman among others and more recently Beamer which has put him on the list as one of the top leading upcoming artistes with people calling him the Wizkid of his generation.