Fireboy DML is no doubt a strange name in the Nigerian music industry. He is one individual whos rise to fame is not only interesting but worth the story.
The Nigerian music industry is always open to new and talented artistes willing to take center stage regardless of who backs them. Reason for this is because the Nigerian listener-base, which is the largest in Africa and one the largest in the world, is always out, yearning and never stop asking for more.
Perhaps this is why Nigerian musicians are regarded as the best in Africa and clearly dominating their contemporaries on the continent. Amidst all of these is the story of a wonderboy popularly referred to as Fireboy DML.
Fireboy DML Biography
Adedamola Adefolahan (born 5th of February, 1996) popularly known as Fireboy DML is a Nigerian Afropop musician and songwriter who hails from Ogun State, South-Western Nigeria into the family of the Adefolahan’s in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. He is presently signed to YBNL, of which popular musician Olamide ‘Baddo’ is the label owner.
Damola whose stage name is Fireboy, completed his primary and secondary education in Abeokuta, Ogun State, South-Western Nigeria. After completing his secondary education in Abeokuta, he proceeded to Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife where he studied the English language.
While studying at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, he started manifesting his love for music and he became widely known in the school. Fast forward to October 2018, Damola A.K.A Fireboy DML was signed into YBNL by Olamide who is also the Chief Executive Officer of the record label.
Olamide confirmed the signing in a welcome note which he posted on his Instagram handle in late 2018. Fireboy was signed to YBNL with the aim of replacing Adekunle Gold who departed the label after releasing his debut album titled “Life“.
The song – Jealous gained publicity and was widely accepted by his fans and lovers of Nigerian Afro-pop music.
This single has also made it to top 5 of almost all listings and music billboard charts right now.
FireBoy DML Net Worth (2019)
Fireboy DML, though regarded as a budding musician who is greatly doing well for himself has an estimated net worth of N50 million. His debut album, “Laughter, Tears & Goosebumps” is already out on sale.
Fireboy DML Fun Facts
- Fireboy officially started singer at a very tender age in churches and schools. He started manifesting his love for music while studying at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and he became widely known in the school.
- His breakthrough came into place when his talent was noticed YBNL boss Olamide Baddo.
- Fireboy DML was signed into YBNL by Olamide in October 2018.
- Fireboy was signed into YBNL with the aim of replacing Adekunle Gold who departed the label after his contract expired.
- Fireboy DML debut album is titled “Laughter, Tears & Goosebumps”.