A few days before it happened, it was rumoured that Fireboy would be the only Nigerian to be featured on FIFA 21 official soundtrack. As time went on, it was revealed that both Rema and Burna Boy would be on the track list, as well. They joined other global superstars including Stormzy, Dua Lipa, Sia, Dua Lipa, Anitta, Tame Impala, Royal Blood (a FIFA 21 launch exclusive), Glass Animals, Charli XCX, Disclosure and Stormzy, while introducing artists-to-watch that include Alfie Templeman, Oliver Malcolm, Dylan Fraser, Priya Ragu, Nnena, Celeste, Madame Gandhi, and Chløë Black.”
During the Live performance, Rema thrilled the audience with his songs, Alien, Rainbow, and so forth. This performance comes after Rema’s Twitter outburst.
The Nigerian singers will be joining a longlist of performers from the world. According to EA Sports, “The all-new soundtrack to FIFA 21 features tracks by more than 100 artists from 23 different countries.”
According to the game maker, Fireboy’s Scatter will feature on the main football soundtrack while Rema’s Beamer will feature in the VOLTA, street soccer, mode of the game.
A statement said, “The Menus Soundtrack features massive new music from established artists and hot newcomers, while the VOLTA FOOTBALL Soundtrack drives street action with the latest and greatest in grime, electronic and hip-hop. EA Sports also added that fans can now listen to the VOLTA FOOTBALL Soundtrack while playing other modes such as FIFA Ultimate Team and Career Mode by changing the in-game settings. Fans and game lovers will be entertained on October 1st as “more than 50 soundtrack artists come together on their respective channels to celebrate the upcoming launch of FIFA 21 in the FIFA World Premiere.”
The FIFA 21 was released officially on October 6, 2020.
Watch Rema’s performance here: