Davido Celebrates Rema’s Remarkable Achievement in the U.S. Music Scene

Rema's "Calm Down" Makes Historic Strides in U.S. Billboard Charts

Afrobeat superstar David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has expressed immense pride and admiration for the meteoric rise of his younger colleague, Rema. The “Fem” crooner, during an interview on The Kris Fade Show in the United Arab Emirates, shed light on Rema’s significant impact on the global Afrobeats movement.

Davido, known for his candid nature, shared his astonishment at Rema’s unparalleled achievement. “Years ago, I never thought a Nigerian artist would have a Top 5 record in America. But here we are, with Rema having Top 5 records in America for the past eight months, unwavering,” he remarked. This statement underscores the monumental success of Rema’s track ‘Calm Down’ and its remix featuring international pop sensation, Selena Gomez. The song recently etched its name in history by becoming the first Nigerian track to grace the U.S. Billboard charts for an entire year.

The DMW boss’s acknowledgment of Rema’s accomplishments has not only solidified the latter’s position in the music industry but has also sparked a plethora of reactions from fans and fellow artists alike. Social media platforms are abuzz with comments praising Rema’s talent and dedication. One user commented, “Rema is in the Illuminati. Lol,” while another added, “Great song Sha… great guy.” Yet another fan mentioned, “Class recognizes class,” highlighting the mutual respect between the two artists.

Davido’s revelation about Rema’s success in the U.S. charts has also led to discussions about the global reach and influence of Afrobeats. With artists like Rema leading the charge, the genre is undoubtedly making waves and gaining recognition on international platforms.

In related news, Davido recently made headlines following a dispute with ex-NFF president Pinnick over a $94k debt. The singer took a firm stance, vowing not to refund the amount and even suggesting he would donate it to a football charity.

As the Nigerian music industry continues to evolve and make its mark globally, artists like Davido and Rema are at the forefront, ensuring that the world takes notice of the rich musical heritage that Nigeria has to offer.

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