Afrobeats is taking over the world like a burning fire looking for a dry grass to consume. Even, if you are hiding under a rock, a nearby radio will make sure that you are not missing the vibes of Afrobeats.
When Nigerians invented Afrobeats and its Afrofusion, they probably did not know that a new popular song genre was born. You may be in America, Cuba, London, Paris or any place in the global village, Afrobeats will definitely find you and mesmerize you with its amazing vibe.
Afrobeats have finally penetrated Hollywood and guess what! Selena Gomez has fallen for it. Gomez is American movie star and part time jolly singer. She joined the Afrobeats international superstar, Rema in the remixing of his super tantalizing song ‘Calm Down.’ Simultaneously, the duo also made the video for the song remix.
One thing that Selena brought to the video and music remixed was her undeniable presence. Her singing voice may not be that outstanding, but her voicing of the pidgin lyrics of the song, somehow enriched the song. While without doubt, Rema is a talented singer with a resounding vocal that can reassured an elephant in a deep sleep needs a softer carefree side which Selena provided.
In the music video, Rema and Selena appear to be in different universe. While Rema was doing his thing, Selena was also in her own world with her gang. The downside was lack of direct interaction between the singing duos. The remix is smooth, jazzy with optimum afrobeats pile up that reminds us of this golden era.