Nigerian Celebrity Boigraphy: Reminisce


Biography of Reminisce



Remilekun Abdulkalid Safaru popularly known as Reminisce is a notable Nigerian rap artiste and songwriter whose combination of English and Yoruba has been commended and regarded as unique. Born on January 26 in Kaduna State, Nigeria, the singer is a native of Ogun State. His stage name, meaning to look back in past events, contains first four letters of his actual name. His rap skills dated back his secondary school days when he was always called upon to entertain everyone during school activities. He started by mimicking songs of world-renowned singers such as Jay Z and Snoop Dogg. Graduate of Kwara Polytechnic, Reminisce is among the many Nigerian music talents discovered by the popular music producer, ID Cabasa. Reminisce soon became a household name when after taking some time off professional music to complete his education, he collaborated with 9ice in his hit single, ‘Ever Since’. The Alaga Ibile rap star is the brand ambassador for Samsung and Orijin. Reminisce has several singles and some albums to his credit. Signed to Edge Records, Reminisce is the founder of LRR Records.

Genre: Rap and Hip-hop

Popular Tracks:

  • ‘Eleniyan’
  • ‘Fela Daddy’
  • ‘Ever Since’
  • ‘Kako Bii Chicken’
  • ‘Tesojue’
  • ‘Daddy Mi’


Albums including year released:

  • Book of Rap Stories (2012)
  • Alaga Ibile (2013)
  • Baba Hafusa (2015)
  • El Hadj (2016)
  • History Lessons EP (2017)

Awards: (Rap Album of the Year) City People Entertainment Awards, 2014

Controversies: In June 2017, rapper, Falz called out some Nigerian musicians for glorifying Internet fraudsters AKA Yahoo boys. Reminisce happen to be know for praising these fraudsters in his lyrics. He didnt respond to the jibe.

Social profiles:

  • Facebook: Reminisce
  • Twitter: @IamReminisce
  • Instagram: @iamreminisce
  • Snapchat: Reminisce
  • Website: N/A