Selena Gomez, the renowned American singer and actress, recently opened up about her admiration for the Nigerian afrobeats sensation, Rema.
Gomez revealed that her admiration for Rema’s music began long before they collaborated on the remix of “Calm Down.”
She confessed that her fascination with Rema’s talent was sparked by his track “Runaway.” Gomez acknowledged that she was already a genuine fan of his work when the “Rave Lorde” approached her for the remix of “Calm Down.”
Gomez shared that her decision to collaborate with Rema was driven by her genuine appreciation for his personality and character.
She emphasized her desire to support and nurture him, underlining her admiration for his humility and gratitude.
In a recent episode of the VA 100 New York Podcast, the 32-year-old superstar expressed her sentiments, saying, “I actually fell in love with the song ‘Runaway’ before I fell in love with ‘Calm Down.’ I literally was a fan of his. But it [remixing ‘Calm Down’] was all like kind of his idea.”
She continued, “When I met him, I honestly was so impressed by his demeanor, how humble and how grateful he is for every moment.
And, I just couldn’t pick someone else who deserves all this success in the world. He is so kind. I don’t know, I just wanna like take care of him.