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Rema Enters Guinness World Record With ‘Calm Down’



Nigerian Singer, Divine Ikubor popularly known as Rema, has made it to the Guinness World Book of Records.

Rema Enters Guinness World Record With ‘Calm Down’ 3

“Calm Down”, the singer’s hit single made history as the first No.1 Hit on The Official MENA Chart (the world’s first regional streaming chart).

This was made known in a post shared on the singer’s statistics Twitter account on Saturday.

The statement read, “Calm Down by #heisrema marks entry on the Guinness Book as it has won the First No.1 Hit on The Official MENA Chart (the world’s first regional streaming chart) Record.”

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The song debuted at No. 1 when the MENA Chart was launched by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry on November 29, 2022.

Reports say Rema was recognised for securing the first number 1 hit on the world’s first regional streaming chart and first-ever official chart in the Middle East and North Africa.

The “Dumebi” crooner started his music career in churches with Alpha P. In 2018 Rema posted a viral freestyle on Instagram to D’Prince’s track “Gucci Gang”. The post caught the attention of D’Prince who flew him to Lagos to offer a record deal to the young talent. Rema signed a record deal with D’Prince’s Jonzing World, a subsidiary of Mavin Records owned by record producer Don Jazzy, in 2019. He went on to release his self-titled debut EP “Rema” in 2019, which peaked at number 1 on Apple Music Nigeria. On 21 May 2019, Jonzing World, and Mavins released the music video of “Dumebi”, a major breakout song from his self-titled EP, featuring a cameo appearance from Diana Eneje.

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