Rema: Indian Man Amazes Nigerians As He Remixes Calm Down Hit: “I No Come Sabi the Real Music”

Rema: Indian Man Amazes Nigerians As He Remixes Calm Down Hit: “I No Come Sabi the Real Music”

  • Nigerian fast-rising musician Rema became another trending discussion online after a video of an Indian version of his Calm Down hit went viral
  • In the clip sighted by, a young South Asian man sang the Calm Down lyrics in a different tone
  • Nigerians quickly reacted to the song as they called on the attention of the Mavin star while dishing their honest takes

Nigerian fast-rising singer Divine Ikubor, best known as Rema, has unconsciously continued to make an impact in the Indian music industry.

A viral video sighted by on the internet saw an Indian man identified as Sandaru Sathsara singing to a remixed version of Rema’s 2022 renowned hit song Calm Down.

Rema's Calm Down Indian version by Sandaru
An Indian man sang his version of Rema's Calm Down. Credit: @heisrema, @sandarud64
Source: Instagram

The South Asian man caught the attention of Nigerians due to the texture of his vocals and the effort he put into doing a music video for his record.

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Indians love Rema's music. According to the details on the Indian Music Industry chart week, dated January 9, 2023, Calm Down topped the chart as the number 1 song in India. also reported that the Dumebi breakout artist had a grand reception during his first visit and music tour in the Asian country.

See the video below:

Nigerians react to Indian version of Rema’s Calm Down compiled the reactions below:


"Say Rema shaa don collect him Grammy. Because this one fit council Grammy for person ozuuu fashion."


"Make we no lie e sweet pass the original song."


"E Be Like Say Na This One Be The Original Version o."


"Make una leave am e don craze before."

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"I no come remember the real music again.. wahala."


"The Indian version con sweet pass the main music abii shey na lawd de do me dis thing."


"Reminds me of those days I used to love Indian movies same soundtrack."

Rema’s Calm Down remix sits at No 1 on Billboard US

The Nigerian superstar Rema led the way on the Billboard US Afrobeats chart as his song Calm Down marks its 30th week in the number one position.

Rema’s Calm Down remix featuring American artist Selena Gomez also achieved another feat in the US as it became the fourth most popular song in the States.

The hit song continues to be a powerful global force, extending its time on the list to 30 weeks.


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