Fireboy to visit Kenya for a concert in Nairobi
Celebrated Nigerian singer Fireboy DML is expected in the country on Friday, April 8, ahead of his first concert performance in Kenya on Saturday, April 9.
The ‘Vibration’ hitmaker is set to perform at the Ngong Racecourse, Waterfront Park in Nairobi at an event organized by Guinness, whose line-up also features Kenyan showbiz big-shots among them Nviiri the storyteller and Bensoul.
Top Kenyan mix masters DJ Shinski, DJ Grauchi, DJ Kym, Moh Spice and K The DJ will also grace the event.
“We are excited to host Fireboy in Kenya for the first time and give an electric performance to our loyal consumers who are looking forward to meeting him. The artist is also part of the ongoing Guinness campaign dubbed Black Shines Brightest, a Pan African campaign celebrating the iconic black liquid enjoyed all over the continent for over a century,” Guinness Marketing Manager Wanjiru Murage said.
With two albums under his belt, Fireboy – given name Adedamola Adefolahan – has managed to fuse Afrobeats and R&B to carve his sound, accumulating over 250 million streams worldwide.
His critically-acclaimed hit from 2021, ‘Peru’, which was later re-released as a remix with British pop star Ed Sheeran, peaked at Number 79 in the Billboard Hot 100 and is gold-certified in the UK.
The song has become a club anthem in Kenya, adding to previous hits from his discography which also garnered massive airplay locally.
The 26-year-old’s ‘Scatter’ from his debut album Laughter, Tears and Goosebumps was included in the FIFA 21 game soundtrack, while ‘Champion’ was used by FC Bayern Munich for their 2021 UEFA Super Cup celebrations.
By Citizen Digital