“Eli‘ is Fireboy DML new release, his second official single for the year 2020… The afro act with a blend of country, soul and whatever form or genre of music you can think of infused the Han Chinese music into our Afrobeat sound. This new record is an impressive Afro-fusion genre delivered by Fireboy, produced by Pheelz. Both YBNL music specialists Dr. and Prof made good use of Chuigushou, the Chinese Suona instrument with a prefect blend of the Jazz sound.
Adedamola Adefolahan known as Fireboy grew up in Abeokuta, he was a member of his local church choir who developed interest in music while studying at Obafemi Awolowo University. His breakthrough single “Jealous” first appeared on YBNL Nation’s collaborative 2018 album YBNL Mafia Family, before the release of it music video in 2019. The song is composed of guitar riffs, traditional drums and percussion which 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.
On 14 June 2019, Fireboy DML released the romantic single “What If I Say” produced by Pheelz, who incorporated a mix of percussion, ambient synth harmonies, and a drum riff into the production. 1 August 2019, He released the Echo the Guru-produced single “King”; in it, he declares his worth to his love interest.
Later in 2019 he released his debut studio album “Laughter, Tears and Goosebumps” which was a brand of R&B that combines love and social issues with empirical songwriting. LTG comprises 13 tracks and doesn’t feature any guest artist. Fire shot video for the tracks; Scatter, Need You and Vibration off the album.
“Eli” is a mid-tempo Afro-fusion record with good instrument that would get you at first listening and grow to become your favourite. Without wasting time Fireboy DML serves us with the visuals for his trending new single.
Watch and Enjoy ‘Eli Video‘ below shot by Award winning video producer and director, Clarence Peters.
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