Reminisce Biography: Wife, Age, Children, Net Worth, W

Who is Reminisce 

Remilekun Khalid Safaru (born January 26, 1981) is a multitalented Nigerian actor, rapper, vocalist, and songwriter who goes by the stage names Reminisce and Alaga Ibile.

His proficiency in performing spans across both his native Yoruba and English. Ola Dips formerly resided on the record label EDGE Records, of which he is the proprietor. Also represented on the label are Yovi, Akeem Adisa, and Sojay.

Reminisce rose to prominence after appearing on the Joor Remix by Jah Bless, which also featured Durella, Ice Prince, elDee, and Ruggedman.

To solidify his reputation, he released the street banger by Kako Bii Chicken, which became an instant national success.

Bio Data

Full Name: Remilekun Khalid Safaru
Stage Name:  Reminisce, Alaga Ibile
Born: 26 January 1981 (age 42 years old)
Place of Birth: Kaduna, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Ogun State
Nationality: Nigerian
Height: N/A
Parents: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Wife • Spouse: Iya Hafusa
Girlfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Hafusa Safaru, Fatimah Safaru
Occupation: Musician • Actor
Net Worth: US$7 million

Early Years

By stage name, Remilekun Abdulkalid Safaru is referred to as Reminisce. He is a native of Ajilete, Yewa South Local Government Area, Ogun State, located in the western region of Nigeria. Since his date of birth is January 26, 1981, he is currently 42 years old.

His childhood ambition was to become a performer. Reminisce originated from a family that endorsed his objectives. Each time, he endeavored to develop his skill set further.


Aside from performing in school activities, he was interested in numerous genres of local and international music during his time in high school. His rhyming abilities were honed through the study of artists such as Nas, Jay-Z, and Snoop Dogg.

Reminisce successfully concluded his secondary school education, earning both his West African Senior School Certificate and First School Leaving Certificate.

Following his secondary education, he registered for the Purchasing and Supply program at Kwara State Polytechnic. He obtained his Higher National Diploma in Logistics upon graduation.

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Musical Career

Reminisce participated in school activities such as competitions and numerous others, as well as any training associated with the entertainment and music industries.

One method by which he honed his rapping abilities was by imitating the techniques of Snoop Dogg, Nas, and Jay Z.

Reminisce recorded his debut hardcore rap single with the Coded Tunes record label in 2006; however, the track was never released. Reminisce reappeared two years later on the album “Gongo Aso” by 9ice.

The rap verse in the album’s “Bachelor’s Life” was where he performed the best. This performance elevated Reminisce to prominence. “Ever Since” was the title of his debut single, which he collaboratively produced with 9ice.

His life story was the primary inspiration for this single. After some time had passed, he issued a second single titled “If Only.” Produced by D’Tunes, this romantic track will be provided to us. His two singles laid the foundation for his prosperous career in the music industry.

Reminisce, who had previously published singles, decided to focus on album production in 2010. His debut album, “Book Of Rap Stories,” was released in 2013 alongside Sarz at Edge Records Studios.

Reminisce eventually published an additional outstanding track entitled “Kako Bii Chicken,” in addition to songs such as “If Only” and “2mussh.” A thirteen-track album, “Book Of Rap Stories” was a collaboration between Pastor Child, Sarz, Legendury Beatz, and Joshbeatz.

November 15, 2013 marked the publication of Reminisce’s second studio album, “Alaga Ibile.” Prominent Nigerian performers such as Wizkid, Davido, Fela Kuti, Fantasi, and 3rd World appeared on this album.

“Baba Hafusa” was the title of the third album published by Reminisce in 2015. With a position of number twelve on the Billboard World Music Charts, this third album provided him with the significant breakthrough he had long awaited.

The album by Baba Hafusa occupied the top spot on the iTunes charts for several weeks and was widely regarded as one of the finest hip hop albums in Nigerian history by numerous Nigerians.

This was the result of fusions of fuji, hip hop, and afrobeat. Additional albums have been released by him, including Ponmile (2017) and El-Hadj (2016).

In addition to his solo work and album releases, Reminisce has collaborated with numerous artists on some outstanding tracks, including “Diet” by DJ Enimoney, “ASHEWO” by Phenom, “Shekpe” by MI Abaga, and “If E No Be God” by Mr. Eazi.

Moreover, Reminisce engages in brand promotion. Samsung and Origin, a widely consumed herb and liquor cocktail produced in Africa by Diageo plc, have him as brand ambassadors.

Additionally, Reminisce was featured in the Netflix film King of Boys.

In her personal life, Reminisce is wedded to Iya Hafusa, and the couple has produced two children together, named Hafusa Safaru and Fatimah Safaru.

Net Worth

At present, Reminisce stands as one of the most affluent and influential artists in the Nigerian music sector, boasting an approximate net worth of $7 million.

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