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Listen to Rema and Becky G's Remix of 'Dumebi'

Rema features Becky G in the remix of his 2019 hit single 'Dumebi'.

Last year, up-and-coming rapper Rema released his four-track debut EP Rema.

While the lead track "Iron Man" featured on the Obamas' summer playlist, "Dumebi" became arguably the one of the most popular Afropop singles of 2019 and resulted in an internet craze.

Rema is back this year with a remix of the hit single and recruits Becky G to produce a fire collaboration.


The original "Dumebi" track is upbeat and has an undoubtedly infectious rhythm. It's an easy and laid-back listen which still has enough bounce to make you want to get up and dance. In comparison, the remix admittedly retains much of the same musical components.

The addition of Becky G's Spanish verses, however, gives the song a newfound Afro-Columbian feel while the duo's decision to both jump onto the chorus definitely takes it to the next level.

Not being afraid to put himself out there and take risks has paid off for Rema with the result being some really dope music. Speaking in an interview about how he's not interested in following the crowd, the Nigerian artist says, "Sometimes when people are saying you're doing the wrong thing — which is not the usual thing—it means that you're going the right way."

Rema is also set to headline this year's edition of the Gidi Culture Festival alongside Flavour and Naira Marley. This will be the artist's debut at what has since been dubbed the largest music and arts festival in West Africa.

Listen to Rema and Becky G's "Dumebi (remix)" below:

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Sarkodie Is Not Feeling Any Pressure

The elite Ghanaian rapper affirms his king status with this seventh studio album, No Pressure.

Sarkodie is one of the most successful African rappers of all time. With over ten years of industry presence under his belt, there's no question about his prowess or skin in the game. Not only is he a pioneer of African hip-hop, he's also the most decorated African rapper, having received over 100 awards from close to 200 nominations over the span of his career.

What else does Sarkodie have to prove? For someone who has reached and stayed at the pinnacle of hip-hop for more than a decade, he's done it all. But despite that, he's still embracing new growth. One can tell just by listening to his latest album, No Pressure, Sarkodie's seventh studio album, and the follow-up to 2019's Black Love which brought us some of the Ghanaian star's best music so far. King Sark may be as big as it gets, but the scope of his music is still evolving.

Sonically, No Pressure is predominantly hip-hop, with the first ten tracks offering different blends of rap topped off with a handful of afrobeats and, finally, being crowned at the end with a gospel hip-hop cut featuring Ghanaian singer MOG. As far as the features go, Sark is known for collaborating mostly with his African peers but this time around he branches out further to feature a number of guests from around the world. Wale, Vic Mensa, and Giggs, the crème de la crème of rap in America and the UK respectively all make appearances, as well as Nigeria's Oxlade, South Africa's Cassper Nyovest, and his fellow Ghanaian artists Darkovibes and Kwesi Arthur.

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