Benin fan defends Rema, explains history behind “demonic” mask

A Benin fan of Rema takes to social media to defend the singer over the controversial demonic mask he wore during his O2 Arena performance.

A Benin fan of Nigerian singer, Rema has defended the controversial “demonic” mask worn by the singer during his 02 Arena performance.

Rema, broke the record for being the youngest Nigerian to shot down Ow Arena after selling out all his ticket.

However he caused such a buzz online after his dramatic entrance created a stir with some bizarre imagery he used during the show.

Some internet users linked the singer to the Illuminati secret society due to the strange mask.

The demonic-looking facial mask he wore when he made a grand entrance on a sculptured horse was the most talked about feature of the show.

However a netizen in his hometown of Benin, Edo State, have taken to social media to defend him.

They revealed that the mask Rema wore on the show was inspired by Queen Idia, a hero in the Benin Kingdom.

On X, an account with the handle Edocentric_ wrote:

“Queen Idia Mask/REMA isn’t demonic; as a matter of fact, she is a national hero to Nigeria and the Benin Kingdom. She lived in the 15th century. She was the first Edo woman to go to war. She defeated a giant for a son to become king She was the first queen mother in Benin.”

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