Hakimi Story: Rema Says “I Made My First N1m At 17 And Handed Everything To My Mother”

Divine Ikubor, also known as Rema, a celebrated Afrobeat icon in Nigeria, said that at 17, he made his first million and donated it all to his mother. The artist disclosed this during a recent interview with Z100 New York. At the time, he said that his mother needed more money and that it was inappropriate for him to drive about in a car while his mother had no car of her own. Following the viral Achraf Hakimi tale, his comments have generated a lot of discussion on social media.

Hakimi Story: Rema Says &Quot;I Made My First N1M At 17 And Handed Everything To My Mother&Quot;, Yours Truly, News, April 13, 2024
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Rema said;

“The person who I knew needed it more was my mum. So, I handed everything I made to her. I know it was cool to drive around the city as a 17-year-old in a cool whip. But I can’t drive a cool whip when my mum didn’t have a car or my mum has to borrow my keys. You know, I had to put her on first,”

“Passing all of that to her, whatever investment she makes… I made my first million [naira] at 17 but I made more than a million. But it’s cool to be in that stage to be able to provide for your family.”

The singer of “Calm Down,” which has continued to dominate the charts locally and internationally, continued by saying that his most significant success is providing for his family and opportunities for others.

“Someone created an opportunity for me to bless the world this much. So, I can’t imagine how much the people I helped are going to bless the world. You know, I go hard not just for myself. I go hard for them. As doors open for me, I wanna open doors for them.”

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