Award-winning Afrobeats star Fireboy took to his Twitter account to share a teaser for an unreleased single which might be set to be his first release of 2023.
The video posted on Monday, 13th March 2023 featured Fireboy singing along to a song that combines Afropop and electronic dance music elements for a catchy tune. The 1-minute long clip has excited fans who are eager to get new music from the singing sensation who has consistently dazzled listeners with his music.
The teased single when released will be Fireboy’s first release of 2023 after the release of his third album ‘Playboy’ in 2022.
Since breaking into the mainstream in 2020 with his critically acclaimed debut album ‘Laughter, Tears, and Goosebumps,’ Fireboy has become one of Afrobeats’ finest acts.
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 is composed of guitar riffs, traditional drums and percussion; it combines African harmonies with elements of country and soul music.”Jealous” was produced by Cracker Mallo and is centered around love and the complicated feelings that go along with it.The visuals for “Jealous” was directed by Director K.
On 14 June 2019, Fireboy DML released the romantic single “What If I Say”. It was produced by Pheelz, who incorporated a mix of percussion, ambient synth harmonies, and a drum riff into the production. The visuals for “What If I Say” was directed by TG Omori. On 1 August 2019, Fireboy DML released another single “King”, in the song, he declares his worth to his love interest.
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He found international fame with his hit single ‘Peru’ which got an Ed Sheeran remix and which entered the Billboard Hot 100 while also getting an RIAA platinum plaque. He also became the first African artist to perform on the mainstage of the BET Awards and the Wembley stadium when he performed alongside Ed Sheeran.
Fireboy would be hoping to kick off 2023 on a high after his album ‘Playboy’ failed to hit the heights of his earlier two albums.
Akinshola Akintelure is a Content Writer, a tech savvy and Social Media Manager.