The Nigerian rapper, singer and songwriter; Remilekun Abdulkalid Safaru is a good rapper, hip hop artiste who has risen up in the rank of top Nigerian artistes.
Below are 15 Untold Secrets about Reminisce.
1. Reminisce was born as Remilekun Abdulkalid Safaru on 22 January in Kaduna State, Nigeria.
2. His stage name, Reminisce means to indulge in the enjoyable recollection of the past events and the first four letters are a shortened form of the name Remilekun.
3. He developed his rapping skills by emulating rappers like Jay Z, Nas and Snoop Dogg.
4. He studied a degree in Purchasing and Supply from the Kwara State University.
5. Reminisce became the only hip hop artist in all of Africa to have an album debut on Billboard Charts World Music category at no. 12
6. He was discovered by producer ID Cabasa which also discovered other Nigerian musicians like Olamide, Jahbless, Lord of Ajasa and 9ice.
7. He is signed to Edge Records.
8. In 2014, TIME Magazine named him as one of seven “World Rappers You Should Meet” and was also mention as one of the top three hip hop artists of 2014.
9. He has collaborated with artists like Davido, Wizkid, Naeto C, Sossick and Olamide to mention a few.
10. His third album titled “Baba Hafusa” has been described as “genre busting album”, it has topped many music charts both locally and internationally.
11. He is the founder and creative director of LRR Records.
12. He is also a brand ambassador for a popular herb and liquor cocktail produced by Diageo Plc in Africa called Orijin and Samsung.
13. In school he listened to v/arious genres of local and foreign music, and performed in school activities.
14. He recorded his first song in a studio in 2006 and recorded a hardcore rap album at Coded Tunes, but the album was never released and he decided to focus on his studies and complete schooling.
15. He was also named by Nigeria’s largest music site, NOTJUSTOK, as one of the top three hip hop artists of 2014.
With all honesty, Reminisce has taken over the music industry in Nigeria with the amazing songs he released. Let us then drop a few comment on what you think of this amazing talent below.