Rema is back with another banger. He hasn’t stopped making hits since his debut single, “Ironman” introduced us to the endlessly listenable melodies of the youngest Mavin talent. After adding to his hip-hop catalogue with “Alien”, last week, his latest outing, “Woman” is a charming dance-pop song that showcases his rich vocal range and undeniable charisma.
The clearly Amapiano-inspired instrumental produced by Ozedikus and Altims sets a joyous backdrop for Rema’s keen ear for a blissful hook and a memorable chorus. This also shows off his incredible range and ability as in the past three weeks, we’ve seen him move from afropop to trap, and now he’s leaned into a different sound. Against this catchy beat, he performs his most resonant and strongest lyrics yet; “I too like woman/ Me I no dey gboran/ Wole ka lo/ Get in my room make you la tan”. Rap-singing in a mix of pidgin, Yoruba and a healthy dose of his now-signature gibberish, Rema gets into a cathartic confessional where he makes a case for polygamy.
“Woman” comes on the back of Rema’s social-media arranged date with a fan, and rather than keeping up the relationship facade, the song emphasises his playboy instincts saying, “I’m in love with plenty women/ I no mind marry all of them”. Rema’s boldfaced confession comes across as a sweet gesture, but please try it at your own risk.
Stream Rema’s “Woman” below.
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