Reminisce Biography: Age, Career, Spouse, Family, Net Worth
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Reminisce, Alaba Ibile whose real name is Remilekun Khalid Safaru is a Nigerian musician, singer-actor, songwriter, and musician who hails from Ogun State. He sings in English as well as his mother tongue, Yoruba.
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|Full Names||Remilekun Khalid Safaru
|Stage Name||Reminisce, Alaga Ibile
|Date Of Birth||26 January 1981|
|Age||41 Years Old|
|State of Origin||Ogun State, Nigeria
|Occupation||Musician • Actor
|Academics||Kwara State Polytechnic|
|Net Worth||$7 million
Reminisce (born 26 January 1981) is a musician who goes by the name of Reminisce, as well as Alaga Ibile, is a renowned Nigerian rapper, singer, and songwriter, as well as a businessman and actor.
He is proficient in both English and his mother tongue, Yoruba. He is the creator of EDGE Records which is the record label that used to be home to Ola Dips. The label also has Akeem Adisa, and Sojay Yovi as well as Yovi.
Reminisce gained fame after appearing on the track in Jah Bless’ song, Joor Remix. The song also featured the likes of Durella, Ice Prince, ElDee, and Ruggedman.
He released Kako Bii Chicken‘s street banger that became an instant hit across the nation to make his name famous.
Remilekun Abdulkalid Safaru is also known by his stage name Reminisce. He hails born in Ajilete, Yewa South LGA in Ogun state in the western region of Nigeria. His birth date was the 26th of January, 1981 making him 41 years old.
He was a child with the hopes of becoming a rapper. He came from a family who encouraged his dreams. He worked to improve his abilities every time.
In high school, he was drawn to a variety of kinds of foreign and local music. He also participated in school events. He honed his rapping abilities by listening to artists like Nas, Jay-Z, and Snoop Dogg.
He finished his secondary schooling and received the First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.
Following his secondary schooling, He enrolled in Kwara State Polytechnic to pursue a degree in Purchasing and Supply. He was awarded a Higher National Diploma in Logistics.
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In Reminisce‘s school days Reminisce was a participant in school-related activities, such as contests, and lots of other training that was related to entertainment and music.
It was among the ways in which he refined his rapping abilities by incorporating the styles of his idols Nas, Jay Z, and Snoop Dogg.
It was in 2006 that Reminiscerecorded his first rap song that was hardcore, with Coded Songs the label that he was signed to, however, the song was never released. Reminisceresurfaced in 9ice‘s album ” Gongo Aso” two years after.
He did his best when he rapped in”The ” Bachelor’s Life” track from the album. The performance led Reminisce to the spotlight. The first single he released was entitled ” Ever Since” with 9ice.
This single was entirely based on his personal story. After a few months after it was released, he came out with another single, titled ” If Only” This second single was made through D’Tunes which will release the song as the title of a romantic song. The two singles that he released set the stage for his success within the music industry.
After dropping songs, Reminisce made the decision to move to album-making in 2010. In 2013 the artist released his debut album, “Book Of Rap Stories,” together with Sarz in the Edge Records Studios.
He after some time, they released another amazing track called ” Kako Bii Chicken” and many other songs such as ‘ If Only‘and ‘ 2mussh‘ were also released. “Book Of Rap Stories” was a 13-track album that was produced by Sarz, Legendury Beatz, Joshbeatz, Jospo, and Pastor Child.
On November 15th, 2013 Reminiscereleased his second album, titled ” Alaga Ibile“. The album featured the most famous Nigerian artists like Wizkid, Davido, Fela Kuti, Fantasi, Kuti, and the 3rd World.
In 2015 Reminisce released a third album, titled ” Baba Hafusa“. This album was the break he’d always hoped for as it put him at the 12th spot on the Billboard Charts for the World Music category.
Baba Hafusa’s album was ranked in the top spot on iTunes for a period of time and was regarded by many Nigerians as among the greatest hip-hop records throughout Nigerian history.
It was because of hip-hop, fuji, and afrobeat fusions. There are also several albums, including El-Hadj(2016) and Ponmile (2017).
In addition to the release of albums and singles Reminisce has also done some amazing collaborations with various artists like Phenom on “ASHEWO”, MI Abaga in “Shekpe”, Mr. Eazi in “If E No Be God”, Dj Enimoney’s “Diet”.
He is also involved with marketing for brands. He’s an ambassador for Samsung as well as Origin, which is a well-known alcohol and herb cocktail produced in the UK by Diageo plc in Africa.
Reminisce has been featured in the Netflix film, King of Boys.
- Book Of Rap Stories (2012)
- ALAGA IBILE (2013)
- Baba Hafusa (2015)
- El-Hadj (2016)
- One Chance
- Ever Since ft 9ice
- If Only
- Kako Bii Chicken
- Government ft Olamide, Endia
- Daddy ft Davido
- Eleniyan ft Wizkid
- Turn It Around
- “Local Rappers”
- Kpomo (Remix) Feat. Lil Kesh, CDQ, Falz, Seriki
- Ponmile (2017)
- Problem (2018)
- Ajigijaga (2018)
- Do You Feel It (2018)
- Oja (2019)
- Jensimi (featuring Niniola (2019)
- Instagram (featuring Olamide, Naira Marley, and Sarz (2019)
- Prosperity (featuring Falz) (2020)
- Toxic (featuring Adekunle Gold (2020)
- Reminisce has won City People Entertainment Award for Rap Album of the Year twice in 2015 and 2014.
- In 2015, Reminisce won the 2015 Top Naija Music Award For Best Collabo. Also, in the same year,
- Reminisce, together with Olamide, and Phyno, Reminisce won the 2015 Headies Award For Best Collabo.
- In 2016, Reminisce won the City People Entertainment Award for Rap Artiste of the Year.
- In 2017, Reminisce won the 2017 Headies Award for Best Rap Album.
Reminisce is married to Iya Hafusa and the couple has two kids; Hafusa Safaru and Fatimah Safaru.
He is currently among the richest and most popular musicians in the Nigerian music industry, having an estimated worth of $7 million.
- Twitter: @Iamreminisce
- Instagram: @iamreminisice