Mumbai: Musician Rema whose peppy song ‘Calm Down’ has made it to the Billboard Top 100 playlist will perform in India from May 12 as part of his 'Rema Calm Down India Tour'.
For his show, the widely popular Nigerian hitmaker will be using incredible props such as inflatable large neon mushrooms, illuminated rotating horse carousel as well as dethorned roses and hazard waste style metal barrels with graffiti to draw correlations to his debut album ‘Rave & Roses’.
The 24-year-old who will be making multiple entries on stage using lowrider style bicycle, rickshaw and quad bike will be accompanied by a 6 ft life sized stuffed teddy bear mascot. The layered stage builds will include technological marvels such as a half vintage car as well as a house front.
The forthcoming tour titled ‘Rema Calm Down India Tour’ is part of the multi-talented artiste and producer’s world tour and will see the rapper and singer-songwriter kicking off his trek with New Delhi on May 12 at JLN Stadium, followed by Mumbai on May 13 at NSCI Dome and finally in Hyderabad on May 14 at Prism.
Meanwhile, West Indies batting legend Chris Gayle will also join the singer during his musical tour in Mumbai. Chris Gayle, who will be making a surprise appearance, will be premiering the teaser of his brand-new tropical track ‘Oh Fatima’ live at the Mumbai leg of the concert. He will be joined on stage by his collaborator- Indian singer-songwriter and composer Arko Pravo Mukherjee.
The summertime song which was shot in Dubai marks Gayle’s debut in English rap. The other opening acts scheduled to perform in Mumbai are Edward Maya, Karan Kanchan, Zahrah Khan, while Riar Saab, Tsumyoki, Akash Ahuja, Pablo Dutta, Wicked Sunny, Karan Kanchan, UNB MC Panda, Oh! Kalpanik, Kashish Rathore, Van Moon and DRV will open for the artist in New Delhi and DIVINE, Sickflip, DJ KAN-I, KAY-VEE, DJ Scintillate will take over the console at the Hyderabad show.
(with IANS inputs)