Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records is slowly but surely becoming a music powerhouse for African music and for pushing its stars into the global spotlight. With their finger very much on the pulse, the next act firmly about to blow is breakthrough teenage artist Rema, with the Nigerian rapper today unveiling his debut single ‘Iron Man’ – packed with infectious afrobeat grooves and delivered with a swagger and style that belies his 18 years.
Having honed his musical skills and individual sound in church and in the playgrounds of Benin City as a young teen, the enigmatic rapper began to draw crowds that were willing to pay to see him perform popular songs. Since then, with the help of Mavin Global & Jonzing World, his reputation has grown and that’s likely to be the case for years to come, with label head & visionary Don Jazzy also aiding the careers of Tiwa Savage and Dr Sid through their work with the label
‘Iron Man’ is a superb introduction to his laidback and melodic flow, with the slick visual showcasing his ability to confidently groove and bop his his way through several locations, with a female protagonist bringing the lyrical content to life.
Rema himself believes “It still feels like a blessing to be chosen for something great, something beyond this world” as he aims to inspire other young people through his music.
‘Iron Man’ is out today. Purchase here, and peep the visual below.