Dremo

Dremo
Birth nameAboriomoh Femi Raymond
Also known asDremo
OriginEdo State, Nigeria
GenresAfro-Pop
Hip Hop
Occupation(s)Songwriter, singer, rapper, record producer, and stage performer
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2013 - present
LabelsDavido Music Worldwide

Aboriomoh Femi Raymond, known by his stage name Dremo, is a Nigerian songwriter, singer, record producer, recording artist, and stage performer.[1] He is currently signed to Davido Music Worldwide (DMW).[2]

Early life

Dremo is from Edo State, Nigeria where he was born , but he grew up in Ibadan, Oyo State.[1] He attended George and Duke High School in Ibadan, and he later dropped out of National Open University of Nigeria after his second year to get a deal with DMW.[3]

Career

Dremo began music professionally when he was signed to A.P.P.E music entertainment,[4] where he released ‘Normal Levelz’ and ‘OBT’.

On 5 April 2016, he was officially signed into Davido Music Worldwide by Davido alongside Mayorkun.[5][2][3] On 20 July 2018, Dremo released a 9-track debut EP titled “Codename Volume 1”.[6] On 26 August 2019, he released a 5-track EP, “Icen B4 the Cake” as a follow-up to “Codename Volume 1”.[7] On 17 April 2020, he released “Codename Volume 2” with 12 tracks.[8][9][10] On 23 April, Dremo together with Jeriq released the EP ‘Ea$t N We$t’.[11] On August 4 2021, he released a single featuring Patoranking titled ‘Wonder’.[12][13]

Discography

Albums/EPs

  • Codename Volume 1 (2018)[6]
  • Icen B4 the Cake (2019)[7]
  • Codename Volume 2 (2020)[8]
  • Ea$t N We$t (2021)[11]
  • 7 Wonders (2021)[11]

Selected singles

  • Fela (2016)
  • Back 2 Back (2016)
  • Ojere (2016)
  • Shayo (2016)
  • KPA (2018)
  • Bigger Meat (2018)
  • Nobody (2018)
  • Ringer (2019)
  • E Be Tins (2020)
  • Konjinaba (2020)
  • Wahala Dey (2020)
  • East To West (2021)
  • Wonder (2021)
  • Talk N Do (2021)

Awards

Year Award Category Recipient Result Ref
2016 Nigerian Teen Choice Awards Choice New Hip Hop Act 2016 Dremo Won [14][15]
2017 City People Music Awards Rookie Of The Year Dremo Won [16]
2018 City People Music Awards Rap Album Of The Year Codename Vol 1 Won [17]

References

  1. ^ a b Abeni, Margaret (2017-08-18). "Top facts you should know about your favorite singer ★ Dremo". Legit.ng - Nigeria news. Retrieved 2021-09-29.
  2. ^ a b "Here are all the members of OBO's '30 Billion' Gang". Pulse Nigeria. 2018-01-31. Retrieved 2021-09-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ a b Motolani, Alake (2020-05-08). "Dremo tells Pulse about Davido, Davido's fight with YCee, his music, artistry, background and more [Interview]". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved 2021-09-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ The360reporters (2021-09-16). "Lists Of All Members In DMW Recods Label (30 Billion Gang) in 2021". The360Report. Retrieved 2021-09-29.
  5. ^ Sanusi, Sola (2016-04-06). "Davido officially signs two artists (Photos)". Legit.ng - Nigeria news. Retrieved 2021-09-29.
  6. ^ a b Ohunyon, Ehis (2018-07-24). "Dremo is raw, uncut and tentative on his debut EP, Codename Vol 1". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved 2021-09-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. ^ a b Alake, Motolani (2019-08-26). "EP Review: 'Icen B4 the Cake' continues Dremo's creative conundrum". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved 2021-09-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. ^ a b MODUPEOLUWA, ADEKANYE (2020-04-17). "Dremo Releases New Album "Codename Vol. 2"". The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. Retrieved 2021-09-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  9. ^ STEPHEN, KENECHUKWU (2020-04-17). "Dremo enlists Davido, Falz, Naira Marley for 'Codename Vol. 2' album". TheCable Lifestyle. Retrieved 2021-09-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  10. ^ Alake, Motolani (2020-04-21). "Dremo - Codename Vol. 2 [Album Review] Davido, Falz, Peruzzi, Sinzu feature". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved 2021-09-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  11. ^ a b c Alake, Motolani (2021-04-25). "REVIEW: Dremo and Jeriq - Ea$t N We$t EP". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved 2021-09-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  12. ^ Michael, Bamidele (2021-08-06). "Dremo Releases New Song "Wonder" Featuring Patoranking". The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. Retrieved 2021-09-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  13. ^ Kunle, Daramola (2021-08-05). "Dremo taps Patoranking for 'Wonder'". TheCable Lifestyle. Retrieved 2021-09-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  14. ^ BellaNaija.com (2016-08-09). "Seyi Shay, Mayorkun, Dremo & others win Big at the 5th Edition of the Nigerian Teen Choice Award in Abuja". Retrieved 2021-09-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  15. ^ "Nigerian Teen Choice Awards 2016 Full List Of Winners - Glamtush". 2016-08-24. Retrieved 2021-09-29.
  16. ^ Ago, Arinze (2017-08-07). "#CPMA2017: Full List Of Winners At the City People Music Awards". City People Magazine. Retrieved 2021-09-29.
  17. ^ "Winners Emerge @ 2018 City People Music Awards". City People Magazine. 2018-11-03. Retrieved 2021-09-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)