Mavin Records and Jonzing World present the breakthrough
teenage artist Rema, unveiling his
debut EP ‘Iron Man’ – packed with
infectious afrobeat grooves and released via Mavin Records as part of their first imprint deal.
Rema is a fantastic example of
the strength of talent currently emerging from Africa, with ‘Iron Man’ a superb introduction that
is likely to gain him many plaudits. His ability to confidently navigate his
way throughout the project belies his 18 years, merely scratching the surface
of his undoubted potential.
a formidable young artist: with his skill and versatility, he has a unique
place in the future of afrobeats. At the same time, we’re excited to launch our
first imprint deal with Jonzing World. This model will expand the number of
ways the Mavin platform can support artists and entrepreneurship in Africa to
grow together, at home and internationally,” said Don Jazzy, Mavin Global President.
The Nigerian artist
honed his musical skills and individual sound in church and in the playgrounds
of Benin City as a young teen, often drawing 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,
Korede Bello, Dr Sid, Johnny Drille, Di’Ja, D’Prince, LADIPOE, DJ Big N and
DNA through their work with Mavin.
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.