Mavin records signed artiste, Divine Ikubor, who is professionally known as Rema has urged fans to stop comparing him, with his senior colleagues.

Fans, media, DJ and entertainment analysts are fond of placing artistes side-by-side for different reasons.

For fans it’s all about who is superior, for DJ, is about entertaining their listeners and showing superiority between whose got the best contents.

As for the media and analysts, their objectives is to analyze trends and predict future. Which artists will remain relevant in years to come.

So, comparison has been with us for decades. However, Rema has said that he does not want to be compared with other artistes, especially those he considered heroes.

The Beamer crooner wants everyone to elevate and promote their own, rather than bringing them down with comparisons.

The singer advised that, focus should be on the future of Afrobeat. In Rema’s words:

“My win is YOUR win, Afrobeat is a movement and we need all the support we can get.”
“The comparisons between me & my heroes are unnecessary, let’s stop bringing down our own.”
“Let’s celebrate where Afrobeat is at today and focus on where it will be tomorrow, God bless you all.”

Divine, had earlier encouraged his fans that this trying time of lockdown and Covid-19 will soon be over. Asserting that he missed being on the road.

In his words,” Soon all these will be over, i want to tour Canada and Belgium. I missed being on the road.”

Rema rose to limelight with the release of ‘Iron Man’ which makes Barack Obama’s summer Playlist.


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