Rema responds to criticism of his Afronation concert performance
Rema reacts after being called out over his embarrassing performance in Portugal
Rema has defended himself after he and his colleague Omah Lay were chastised for their poor performance at the Afronation concert in Portugal by blaming the organisers of the event.
The singer was responding to a female fan’s criticism of his and his colleague’s subpar performance, and he was quick to point the finger at the concert’s organisers for their shoddy preparation and subpar handling of the musicians scheduled to perform there.
“My honest opinion about Afronation day one… beautiful place, amazing energy but my biggest criticism of this festival so far is my beautiful West African artistes that I saw yesterday, especially Omah Lay and partly Rema,” she had said.
“Why are you not singing? We came to see you live, you’re vocalists.. and your main instrument is your voice..we came all the way to Portugal to watch… honestly… I’m not satisfied.”
Nigerian musicians shey you see your life outside?
Embarrassing 🤦🏽♀️ pic.twitter.com/RLGuCJPfz9
— Precious Gaza 🌍 (@preshgaza) July 2, 2022
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Responding, Rema in a Twitter post said the poor sound setup was responsible for the way things turn out at the event.
He also stated that the provision for the
Omah Lay also took to social media to apologize, citing the same issues Rema brought up in his response.
“Apologies to you and all the fans that feel this way. I woulda loved to give you better but I had to do this entire show without hearing myself cuz I wasn’t provided with sound on my IEM.”