Reminisce is an indigenous rapper and one of Nigeria’s richest entertainers with an estimated net worth of $5 million (₦2,096,950,000.00)⁷
Reminisce Biography and Net Worth
Remilekun Khalid Safaru
Date of Birth
26th of January 1981
Rapper, actor, and ambassador
Source of Wealth
music sales, live shows, and brand endorsements.
$5 million (₦2,096,950,000.00)
Reminisce Biography and Early Life
Remilekun Khalid Safaru, also known as Reminisce, was born on the 26th of January 1981 in Kaduna State. He hails from Ajilete, Yewa South LGA in Ogun State, Nigeria.
Reminisce also had his primary and secondary education in Kaduna State. It was while in high school that he showed an interest in various genres of local and foreign music.
Reminisce also performed in school activities and developed his rapping skills, drawing inspiration from the likes of Nas, Jay-Z, and Snoop Dogg.
After secondary, Reminisce proceeded to Kwara State Polytechnic to study Purchasing and Supply. He bagged a Higher National Diploma in Logistics.
Reminisce Career and Net Worth
Reminisce had rapping skills, and the good thing about it was that his family backed and supported his dream of rapping. He took steps to improve his rapping skills.
Reminisce started his music career in 2006 by recording a hard-core unreleased album with ID Cabasa’s Coded Tunes. It was not released due to undisclosed factors.
In 2008, Reminisce featured in 9ice’s sophomore album “Gongo Aso”, in the track “Bachelor’s Life”.
He released his debut collabo single with 9ice titled “Ever Nice.” This single was based on his true life story.
Reminisce released his second single, “If Only,” a love song which portrayed his versatility as a singer and a rapper. This shot him to the limelight and established him in the Nigerian music industry.
He went on to release his 13-track debut album, “Book Of Rap Stories”, in March 2012. Its production is credited to Sarz, Legendury Beatz, Joshbeatz, Jospo, and PastorChild. It featured successful tracks like “Kako Bii Chicken”, “If Only” and “2mussh”.
Reminisce released his second album, ALAGA IBILE, on November 15, 2013, with guest appearances from Wizkid, Naeto c, Davido, Olamide, and Sossick.
The album contained commercially successful singles like Eleniyan, featuring Wizkid, and Daddy Mi featuring Davido.
“ALAGA IBILE” sold an estimated one million copies at the end of 2014.
Some of his other songs are:
- 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)
He has gotten recognition and award as listed below
- ALATIME Magazine listed Reminisce as one of the seven “World Rappers You Should Meet.”
- Reminisce has won the 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.
- Reminisce, along with Olamide, Phyno, 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 The Headies Award for Best Rap Album.
Reminisce’s third album, Baba Hafusa, released in 2015, was the first Nigerian hip-hop album to be listed in the Billboard Charts World Music category.
Reminisce bagged a deal with one of the world’s leading technology brands. He was later signed as a brand ambassador for the Orijin alcoholic beverage brand in 2015.
Reminisce bagged a brand ambassadorial deal with Frapapa, a betting company, and so many others. He owns the record label “EDGE” that signed artists like Ola Dips, Akeem Adisa, Sojay, and Yovi.
Reminisce released some of his other albums, like El-Hadj (2016) and Ponmile (2017).
Reminisce’s acting path is also commendable by featuring as the villain “Makanaki” in the Netflix movie “King of Boys”.
His career path is commendable as he makes his million-dollar fortune from music sales, live shows, and brand endorsements.
Reminisce is still listed among the richest Nigerian rappers currently. He is married to Iya Hafusa, and they are blessed with two children; Hafusa Safaru and Fatimah Safaru.