Whistle – Rema Ft Ykee Benda
Whistle – Rema Ft Ykee Benda

Whistle – Rema Ft Ykee Benda

Rema was born in Lubaga Hospital, on 24 April 1991, to the late Hamida Nabbosa and the late Mukiibi Ssemakula. She is the last-born in her family. She attended Kitante Primary School for her elementary school education. She studied at Saint Balikudembe Senior Secondary School for both O-Level and A-Level studies. Later, she joined Kyambogo University.

She continued her music career with  Ugandan musician Bebe Cool in Gagamel. In 2013 Rema went solo and  released “Oli Wange” which was written by Nince Henry which made her popular in the music industry of Uganda.

In 2016, Rema Namakula was selected to represent Uganda at the fourth season of Coke Studio Africa 2016. Other participants in the invitation-only event included 2Baba (2Face Idibia) and Yemi Alade both from Nigeria and Trey Songz from the USA.


  • Itel ambassador 
  • Jesa brand ambassador
  • Qkids diapers ambassador


HiPipo Music Awards 2013: Won

  • Best HiPipo Charts Artist
  • Best Breakthrough Artist
  • Best Female Artist
  • Best R&B Song, “Oli Wange”

HiPipo Music Awards 2014: Won

  • Best female Artist of the Year
  • Best female Artist (Dancehall)
  • Best female RnB song – Kukaliba