Adedamola Adefolahan was born on 5th February 1996. He hails from Abeokuta, Ogun State. He speaks Yoruba and English language fluently. Damola completed his primary and secondary education in Abeokuta, OgunState, South Western Nigeria. After completing his secondary school in Abeokuta, he studied English Language at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife where he was known on campus for his love for music.
This is one part may people want to know about this Afro-life musician. He’s style of music is simply Afro with a blend of country, soul and whatever form or genre of music you can think of, he has described his kind of music as Afro-Life. According to the singer, he started singing at a very tender age and has been since resolute to pursue a career in music. So unlike some of or A-list singers in Nigeria, he had always wanted to do music as a career.
Age: 23 years old
Years Active: 2019 (Now)
Just as we earlier stated, he was well known during his university days for his love for music.
Damola started singing at a very tender age in churches and schools. While studying at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, he started manifesting his love for music and he became widely known in his school. In 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 instagram handle in late 2018.
He was signed in YBNL with the aim of replacing Adekunle Gold who left after releasing his debut album called “LIFE”. 2019 was also one of the best years of this youngster as he released his most famous single “Jealous”. The song Jealous gained publicity and was widely accepted by his fans and lovers of Nigerian Afro-pop Music. The single has also made it to top 5 of almost all listings and music billboard charts.