March 23, 2023


Divine Ikubor (born May 1, 2000) is one of the Nigerian fast-rising and youngest artists, professionally identified by his stage name Rema.

He came to prominence after being unveiled by D’Prince, who signed him into his record label ‘Jonzing world Entertainment,’ a subsidiary of Mavin Records.

Early Life

Rema was born into the family of Mr.&Mrs. Justice Ikuborin in the South-south region of Nigeria. He was raised in Edo state, where He spent his formative years.

Rema developed his singing dexterities right from a younger age and nurtured them as he grew older. 

Rema was the type who always thrilled his classmates with his trap-rap freestyle. All loved himAll loved him and his style of music and catchy lyrics.


Rema attended one of the top schools in Benin City for his primary and secondary education. He obtained his Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) from Ighile Groups of Schools in Edo state and got admission into the University of Lagos in 2021 to study Creative Arts.


Rema‘s musical career began in secondary school and is still very young. After high school, Rema did not proceed with his tertiary education immediately after high school but stayed back, gave himself some time and worked on his skill.  

He began by dropping short freestyles and doing covers to some popular songs. His freestyles were superb and unique.

He grew up with his closest Alpha-PThe two had the same passion and grew up singing together and sounding so much alike. They formed a duo and created a band of two with the moniker RNA(Reman and Alpha-P)

Rema & Alpha-P

They sang and performed together in various events and competitions. After their performance together at the ‘Dream alive talent show,’ they were picked up by ‘Peak Entertainment,’ who was interested in the young lads and decided to sign them up to his up the two acts.

Together they released their first official recording under the record label and tagged it ‘Mercy.’

They began having the privilege of performing on some bigger stages along with some prominent Nigerian artists.

They went on a show in which some top artists were also on attendants as well. Fortunately, D’Prince of Jonzing World Entertainment was also present and caught a glimpse of them and their performance.

He picked up Rema, invited him over, and offered him a record deal.

After Rema had accepted and signed up the necessary documents, which automated him as a new signee under Jonzing world record, he was officially announced and welcomed into the family, which was also a Subsidiary of Mavin records owned by Don Jazzy.

In 2019, Rema pulled up with a self-titled debut EP, “Rema,” which includes songs like Why, Corny, Dumebi, and Iron Man.

The four-track EP peaked at number one on apple music in Nigeria. A music video to one of his songs on the EP’ Dumebi‘ was shot by his record label in collaboration with Mavin Records.

The music video was shot by Ademola Falomo, featuring a cameo appearance of Diana Eneje.

He released another Sophomore project the same year and tagged it ‘Bad Commando,’ which features songs like Bad Commando, Rewind, Boulevard, American Love, and Spiderman.

The EP went viral, earning him massive recognition and helping garner up local and international fans.

He emerged as the winner of the Headies Next Rated Artist category in 2019, among other artists like Joeboy and Fireboy, who were also nominated. 

Rema Inundate the industry with his singles in 2021 as He released a couple of hit singles like Beamer(BadBoys), Woman, Rainbow, Fame, Ginger Me, Peace Of Mind, and Alien.

He was again nominated for the Best Viewers Choice: International act at the 2020 BET Award, appearing as the third Nigerian act in the category with the likes of Wizkid and Burnaboy.

In September 2021, He was announced as a brand ambassador for Pepsi along with his co-colleague AyraStar.

He released another album on March 2022, titled Rave & Rose.

The 16-track album featured majorly International acts like Chris Brown6Black, Yseult, and AJtracey. The album charted ten songs on the US Billboard Afrobeats Chart following its debut week.

His single ‘Calm down’ began topping the months after the release.

He released the remix featuring Selena Gomez on August 26, 2022.



* Rave & Rose

* Rema EP

* Bad Commando

* Freestyle EP

Personal Life

The 22 years star lost his Dad in 2008 in Benin.

His Dad was reported Dead and found at Bins hotel in Benin.

Rema tweeted on September 2020 accusing the People democratic people of his father’s death, a former party chieftain.

Rema is currently single and has no kids. He hasn’t flaunted any girl on his social handle. The young act has chosen to focus more on his musical life.

He was rumored to be in a romantic relationship with Daina Eneje, although He never confirmed the rumor to be true or false but stated that.

Rema is the first male child in his family but has an elder sister he rarely mentions, Ani.

Rema also has an elder brother who passed away while He was still very young.

He made mentioned having found his twin sister, the name Remitta. Remitta is not related to Rema but just a fan who looks so much like the Star.

Rema met with Remitta

Social Media

Instagram @heisRema

Twitter @heisRema

Net Worth

Rema has emerged as the highest earning artist among his contemporaries and currently has an estimated net worth of US$ 3 million – US$5 million.

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