By Milcah Tanimu
American sensation Ice Spice recently revealed her upcoming collaboration with Nigerian superstar Rema in a post on X (formerly Twitter). The track, titled ‘Pretty Girl,’ has generated much anticipation among fans, eager to hear this musical fusion of talents.
Rema’s 2023 journey has been nothing short of phenomenal, notably with the global success of his hit single ‘Calm Down,’ featuring Selena Gomez. The song achieved a remarkable peak at number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and spent over 52 weeks on the chart. ‘Calm Down’ has also earned certifications in various countries, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Spain, and more.
Further solidifying his status, ‘Calm Down’ secured the Best Afrobeats Song award at the VMAs, triumphing over industry giants like Davido, Wizkid, and Burna Boy. Rema’s collaboration with Ice Spice adds another milestone to the growing recognition of Afrobeats in the American mainstream, positioning him as the chosen star to elevate Afrobeats to even greater heights.