Adedamola Adefolahan , popularly known as Fireboy DML skyrocketed into prominence last year with the release of a hit single titled” Jealous.” a song that got many people vibing to it for a long time. The song catapulted Fireboy who refer to himself as “the boy who quietly sit in his room writing poems” to a raving artiste performing in an international stage.
Rather than basking in the euphoria of the newfound stardom, the young YBNL superstar didn’t stop there, he went on to drop more buzzing hit singles such as “what if I say” “King” and also releasing his debut studio album Laughters, Tears and Goosebumps(LTG) comprising of songs such as “Need you”
“Scatter” “Vibration” “Omo Ologo” “Gbas Ggbos” etc. The album received a lot of positive reviews from music critics and it is still gaining super-massive streams worldwide.
On August 17, 2020, the fire-loaded Fireboy unveiled another sizzling album titled “Apollo” comprising of 17 news track in addition to this year previously released single like “New York City Girl” “ELI” and “Tattoo”. Unlike LTG album, this new album features guest appearances from Wande-Coal, American hip-hop artist D Smoke and the YBNL boss Olamide.
One of the things that keep a successful musician afloat in the Nigerian music industry is consistency; the steady and continual release of new jams and hits (Back to Back) that catch people vibing and the club banging.
Music superstars like Burna-boy, Kizz Daniel, Wizkid and Davido understands this principle of consistency, using it to their advantage. Yet their fans still can’t get enough of them.
As for Fireboy, he has not only proven his worth with his consistency, his unique top-notch music style which he coined “Afro-life” also proves he is surely a force to be reckon with in the music industry. Many of his fans sees him as the “future G.O.AT”, tipping him to toe the lines and trails superstars like Wizkid, Davido and other music giants have blazed. How true? Time will surely tell!
Fireboy has surely come to stay and we can’t wait to see more of him.