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Rema breaks 41 year old Billboard record with ‘Raves and Roses’

by Peter Friday
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Rema’s music is one of the greatest Nigerian musical exports of the past few years.

Rema, Nigerian afrobeats sensation has broken a forty-one year long record on the US Billboard Albums chart with his global successful album, ‘Rave and Roses’.

Rema’s debut album, ‘Rave and Roses’ has spent a whopping 31 weeks on the US Billboard Albums Chart. The previous record for this incredible feat was punched in by afro-juju legend, King Sunny Ade. King Sunny Ade’s 1982 album, ‘Juju Music’ held its spot on the US Billboard chart for 29 weeks.

Unfortunately, no other Nigerian artiste would approach the feat of even charting on the Billboard music charts for many years after King Sunny Ade held the record.


However, in 2017, Nigerian artistes began to once again show up on the charts with with Wizkid’s third album ‘Sounds From the Other Side’ which debuted at #107 on the US Billboard 200 chart.

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