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‘Calm Down’! Selena Gomez & Rema’s remix is out this Friday

The Nigerian afrobeat sensation Divine Ikubor popularly known by his stage name Rema or Remmy Boy has so far this year collaborated with Chris Brown, and AJ Tracey on a remix of his record song “Calm down”.

The list is still going on and is about to include Selena Gomez. The 22-year-old Nigerian fast-rising singer together with Selena Gomez has announced that their new collaboration, a remix of Rema’s “Calm Down,” will be released this Friday, Aug. 26.

After a brief hiatus, Rema delivers his special record that expresses his feeling for a girl he loves. It is accompanied by his sleek visceral vocals.

Rema-Calm-Down

The Andre Vibez and London-produced song “Calm Down” is a straight hit song that is predicted to top various music charts in the coming few hours.

For the announcement, Gomez wrote “so excited for this!” She is the latest star to grace a Rema track. In a caption announcing the news, the American singer said, “so excited for this!”

The official announcement comes just a few weeks after a video of Selena meeting Rema backstage at his Rave & Roses World Tour went viral on social media. And on August 17, the singer uploaded a black-and-white snapshot of herself and Rema, along with the GIF caption “coming soon” on her Instagram story.

Billboard reports that “Calm Down” is the second single from Rave & Roses, Rema’s debut studio album.

This year has been a breakout year for the Nigerian Afro-fusion star. “SoundsRema Rema,” the lead single from his debut album, peaked at No. 15 on the Billboard U.S. Afrobeats Songs chart.

The Nigerian’s Rave & Roses World Tour has taken him across the U.S., Europe, Africa, and Australia. As of press time, “Calm Down” has reached No. 57 on the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart, and No. 7 on Billboard U.S. Afrobeats Songs.

Lyrics
Another banger
Baby, calm down, calm downGirl, this your body e put my heart for lockdownFor lockdown, oh, lockdownGirl, you sweet like Fanta, uh-uhFanta, uh-uhIf I tell you say I love youNo dey form yanga, oh, yangaNo tell me no, no, no, noWhoa, whoa, whoa, whoaOh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Baby come gimme your lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-loveYou got me like whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa-whoaShawty, come gimme your lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-love, hmm
I see this fine girl, for my party, she wear yellowEvery other girl they dey do too much, but this girl mellowNaim I dey find situation I go use take tell am helloFinally, I find way to talk to the girl but she no wan’ follow
Who you come dey form for? (uhum)Why you no wan’ conform? (uhum)Then I start to feel her bum-bum warm (uhum)But she dey gimme small-small oneI know say she sabi pass Don Juan (uhum)But she feeling insecure‘Cause her friends go dey gum her like chewing gum (uhum)Go dey gum her like chewing gum
Baby, calm down, calm downGirl, this your body e put my heart for lockdownFor lockdown, oh, lockdownGirl, you sweet like Fanta, uh-uhFanta, uh-uhIf I tell you say I love youNo dey form yanga, oh, yangaNo tell me no, no, no, noWhoa, whoa, whoa, whoaOh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Baby, come gimme your lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-loveYou got me like whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa-whoaShawty, come gimme your lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-love, hmm
As I reach my house I say make I rest small (make I rest small)As me I wake up na she dey my mind day one (na she dey my mind day one)Day one, day two, I no fit focus (I no fit focus)Na so me I call am, say make we link up (say make we link up)As I start to dey tell her how I feel, all my heart dey raceBaby girl, if you leave me, I no go love againBecause e get many girls wey put my heart for painShebi, you feel my pain
Baby, calm down, calm downGirl, this your body e put my heart for lockdownFor lockdown, oh, lockdownGirl, you sweet like Fanta, uh-uhFanta, uh-uhIf I tell you say I love youNo dey form yanga, oh, yangaNo tell me no, no, no, noWhoa, whoa, whoa, whoaOh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Baby, come gimme your lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-loveYou got me like whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa-whoa-whoaShawty, come gimme your lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-lo-love, hmm
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