On June 17, 2020, Apple Music announced Nigerian Singer, Rema as its latest artist on the ‘Up Next’ program-Apple Music’s monthly artist initiative geared towards identifying, showcasing and elevating rising talent.
According to Apple Music, “since the debut of his Ep in March 2019, Rema has become the #18 World artist across Apple Music based on lifetime plays.”
Rema tells Apple Music, “Getting recognized by Apple as their Up Next Artist is a huge deal for me, I want to take Afrobeats to the world and now, the world is listening, it’s an honour. This has come during a time when people across the world are uniting and coming together to fight for justice. This generation, my generation, are standing up and speaking outage it’s amazing to see, I’m standing right beside them.”
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