Nigeria’s young rising star dropped a music video for his debut EP’s leading track, telling a relatable story of unreturned love.
18 year-old Rema has skyrocketted under the spotlights of the creative Nigerian new music scene. His debut EP, soberly titled Rema, released on May 22th on Mavin Records, confirmed the ability of his songcraft, his knack for catchy melodies, hooks and an understanding of how Auto-Tune best suits Afropop.
“Dumebi” was defintely one of the highlights of the EP, even starting a Dumebi Challenge wave on Youtube. The music video features Rema with four of his friends, paints a story of unrequited love where Rema is the third wheel of a couple. The colorful visuals also shows us a glipse into the cool “alte” Nigerian youth.
Read more about Rema’s music label deal and first EP.