Nigerian singer Rema in Obama’s top 44 music list


Hip hop Afro artist Rema’s Iron man is among the top 44 songs former US President  Barack Obama listed to be songs he and his wife enjoyed in 2019.

The former US President shared the list on his twitter handle @BarackObama.

Rema’s song “Iron Man” was number 42 on the list.

He wrote, “With summer winding down, here’s a sampling of what Michelle and I have been listening to — some new, some old, some fast, some slow. Hope you enjoy.”

Other international stars on the playlist include Drake, who occupies No 1, Jay Z, Beyonce, Lauryn Hill, Jill Scott, Frank Sinatra, Rihanna, DJ Khaled, and Robin Thicke amongst others.

Rema is a fast rising Nigerian hip hop rapper, Afro beats singer, songwriter, stage performer, recording artist and a model currently signed by Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records and D’Prince’s Jonzing World.

In June, he made history as the first Nigerian artist to debut five top songs on Apple Music

The singer was discovered by D’Prince in Benin City who said he saw “star value” in the young singer.

Rema’s prominent singles ‘Iron Man’ and ‘Dumebi’ are currently topping charts around the world according to reports.

Hauwa Abu