When Rema first exploded into view the Benin City star seemed to supply an endless supply of riveting afrobeats anthems.
Matching Stateside influences to a fondness for dancehall, his style felt wholly personal, this uplifting summer-fresh, club-ready approach.
Rema twists it up on eerie new single ‘Alien’ however, with the production supplying a zero gravity palette for him to work with.
Murky and austere, the track evolves into a siren cry, with his voice floating in a haze, utilising that repeated cry of “I’m an alien…”
Out now, it’s a sign that you shouldn’t second guess Rema…
Tune in now.
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