By Deborah Mustapha
An uprising Nigerian hip-pop artiste, Rema, has announced his new collaboration with Drake, a Canadian rapper.
He gave the announcement on his social media page recently to keep his fans and lovers of music updated.
Divine Ikubor, known professionally as Rema, is a Nigerian singer and rapper. 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.
On the other hand with the collaborator, Aubrey Drake Graham born October 24, 1986, a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, producer, actor, and businessman. Drake initially gained recognition as an actor on the teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation in the 2000s; intent on pursuing a career in music, he left the series in 2007 after releasing his debut mixtape Room for Improvement. He released two further independent projects, Comeback Season and So Far Gone, before signing to Young Money Entertainment in June 2009.
Since Rema rose to prominence, he has been winning the heart of his fans across the country as they expect more albums and spices from him.
In reaction to his new album in the making with Drake, fans applaud, read;
@RealDreylo, “From being on Obama’s playlist to being on a song with Drake. Don Jazzy gave Rema this international push in just a year. In about 2 years Rema might be heading for Grammys”.
“Drake just announced that he has a song with Rema. He also has a song with 6lack, Iron man is on Obama’s playlist, he was a guest at the NBA all star. Rema is definitely the future of African music and I’m here for it. Nigeria to the world!!!Flag of Nigeria” @Cliqik.
@Kinglamarr, “I used to be Rema’s Fan, now things have changed I’m his Air Conditioner”.
“To further burst your bubble, Drake and Rema already recorded those songs since before july 2019”, @Femi_dapson twitter.
Obviously, with the fans’ reaction, they earnestly anticipate for the album in the making.