Rema makes it to Obama's 2019 summer playlist

Rema makes it to Obama's 2019 summer playlist

The Nigerian social media has been buzzing with excitement ever since former US president, Barack Obama shared his summer playlist for 2019 and Nigerian singer Rema made the list!

It is no news that Nigerian music is beginning to gain worldwide recognition. From winning international awards to getting featured on international music works, it just keeps getting better.

However, it gets pretty interesting when a former US president acknowledges the beauty of Nigerian afrobeats and that's exactly what Barack Obama has done.

He recently took to his Instagram page to share his summer playlist for the year 2019. The playlist which comprises 44 songs featured fast rising act, Rema's song, Iron Man sitting pretty at number 42.

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The post which has since gone viral on the internet left many Nigerians social media users including Rema's boss, Don Jazzy, excited and impressed that the former US president is listening to one of Nigeria's fast-rising singers.

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Still on Rema, the fast-rising star of Mavin Records, was recently spotted making the crowd go wild during a performance in Port Harcourt.

The Dumebi crooner was spotted performing for the students of the University of Port Harcourt (Uniport). The singer wowed the crowd after he brought a female student on stage and started rocking her. The two seemed to be in sync as they both moved to the beat.

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