Watch: Fireboy wrote 'Peru' while tipsy

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Adedamola Adefolahan aka Fireboy DML is in Kenya for his Ngong Racecourse concert today. 

Speaking to Kalondu Musyimi, the singer confirmed that he wrote his hit song Peru while tipsy. The hit song has been received well across the world as he has done a remix with UK singer Ed Sheeran.


Fireboy, put the Afro music world on notice with when his breakthrough single "Jealous" first appeared on YBNL Nation's collaborative album YBNL Mafia Family (2018), before being re-released on 25 March 2019. The song, composed of guitar riffs, traditional drums, and percussion, captivated audiences across the continent.

Fireboy has continued to rise as an afro-pop star. He has over 250 million streams worldwide,His song ‘Scatter’ from his debut album ‘Laughter, Tears and Goosebumps’ was included in the FIFA 21 game soundtrack and his hit "Champion" was used by FC Bayern Munich for their 2021 UEFA Super Cup celebrations.

Fireboy describes his sound as "Afro-Life" and said he writes songs that audiences can relate to. His sound has been characterized as "slow-groove pop" and is said to tell stories centered around love and the complicated feelings that go along with it with an adept formulaic structure.