Biography of Fireboy- part 1

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Adedamola Adefolahan, prevalently called Fireboy or Fireboy DML, is a quick rising Nigerian Afro-Life vocalist whose single Jealous shot him to popularity. Fireboy DML is no bizarre name in the Nigerian music industry.

He is one person whose ascent to popularity isn't just fascinating however worth the story.

Profile rundown

Genuine name: Adedamola Adefolahan

Date of birth: February 5, 1996

Spot of birth: Sagamu, Abeokuta, Ogun State

Place of graduation: Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Identity: Nigerian

Occupation: Singer, musician

Sort: Afrobeats, Afro-soul, Hip Hop, Afropop, Afrobeat

Fireboy DML account

He was brought into the world on February 5, 1996, in Sagamu, Abeokuta, Ogun State. Right now, Fireboy age is 24 years.

What is the genuine name of Fireboy DML? Fireboy genuine name is Adedamola Adefolahan.


He is the main kid in a group of three young men. Very little else is had some familiarity with his family, including his folks. In any case, Fireboy himself exposed bits of hearsay that Bolaji Amusan, known as Mr. Latin, is his dad.

The bits of hearsay had started after Olamide posted an image of Mr. Latin and asked fans to think about who the entertainer would look like if he wore a durag.

Training The artist experienced childhood in Ogun State and went to the two his essential and optional school instruction there. To additional his schooling, he went to the esteemed Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) in Ile-Ife, Osun State.

At OAU, Fireboy DML concentrated on English and graduated in 2017 subsequent to acquiring a Bachelor in Arts (BA).


Fireboy has recognized that the adoration for expressions developed on him, as he isn't from a group of craftsmen. While he has composed sonnets for a large portion of his grown-up life, the craftsman realized that he could sing since he was 12 years of age. He generally thought to be singing something he could do yet not as a genuine ability and not something he could even bring in cash from. While he generally composed sonnets and some melody verses, it was at the college where he accepted his ability.

The three artists who impacted his singing significantly are Passenger, Wande Coal, and Jon Bellion. Addressing Fireboy uncovered,

Growing up, I paid attention to a great deal of Celine Dion. Elton John assisted me with finding myself, there's this tune by him "Penance," that I consider the best melody at any point made. My father was continually playing Celine Dion, and my mum consistently played Yinka Ayefele and Tope Alabi. Those impacts caused me to acknowledge how wonderful music is. Yet, it rose above into individuals that truly began impacting my sound, and they are only three individuals: Passenger, Wande Coal, and Jon Bellion.

Fireboy began to perform at certain shows at his school and was famous among understudies. This was the point at which he concluded that perhaps something could emerge from making music.

His underlying arrangement upon fruition of his first degree at OAU was to move back home to Abeokuta. Be that as it may, he unexpectedly chose to face the challenge to seek after a music profession in Lagos.

At Lagos, he remained with certain companions he had made at school as he had no family there. He started going to shows unpredictably and would ask to sing at a few. At others, he would pay or have his companions pay for him. In any case, the youthful craftsman realized that he was not gaining a lot of headway. Consequently, he needed to reevaluate his system.

Luckily, one of his companions had some music gear in his home. He began making his own melodies and composing for others. Talking regarding that period, he says:

"I composed (melodies) for individuals, some for N30k, others for N50k. Melodies that I lament selling, however it is important for the cycle."

In October 2018, Olamide Adedeji marked Adedamola Adefolahan (Fireboy DML) to his record name, YBNL Nation. The music supervisor had marked Picazo Rap and Yomi Blaze hours prior to reporting the marking on Instagram. At the point when he was marked, Fireboy was generally obscure and kind of a surprisingly strong contender to many. The craftsman himself clear this and perceived that he was bringing another sound that would take some becoming acclimated to. He was, in this manner, ready to show restraint.

To be continued…

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He is one of my best musician

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