Nigerian music industry has risen to a stage where it has put so much value to the economy of the country. Looking back to those days before Afrobeat, music in Nigeria looked more like fun but today it's fun and a highly prolific business. Many of Nigerian musical artists has taken the game international and now Afrobeat is a sure wave worldwide.
Buzzing in the industry today are two promising young singers, Fireboy DML and Joeboy who have through their beautiful songs proven their talents. Both artists do well in their career as recording acts, with many hit songs that have got them the recognition they enjoy today. But the question here now is "who does it better?".
Fireboy DML - Adedamola Adefolahan known professionally as Fireboy DML is a Nigerian singer and songwriter signed to YBNL Nation, a record label founded by Nigerian rapper, Olamide. The singer rose to fame in 2018 after he was signed to YBNL Nation and released his debut single titled "King". King got him some credits but he finally moved to stardom after he dropped his hit single named "Jealous" which was one of the most trending songs in 2019.
Joeboy - Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa-Donus, known professionally as Joeboy, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter signed to Mr. Eazi's record label "emPawa Africa" . The singer was discovered by emPawa Africa in 2017 and was signed to the label. His genre of music is that of Afro pop and R&B. He rose to fame after he released his hit single named "Baby" back in 2019 in which he quickly followed it up with "Beginning".
Their Hit Singles
Both artists came into limelight in 2018 and have a good number of hit songs. Fireboy DML songs that are hits include - King, Jealous, What If I Say, Scatter, Vibration, Like I Do, Need You, Champ, Eli and more. JoeSboy has hit songs like - Baby, Beginning, Don't Call Me Back, Focus, Door anSd more.
Fireboy DML has proudly released 2 studio albums, he dropped his first album termed "Laughter, Tears & Goosebumps" in 2019 and the album was nominated for many awards. In 2020 he returned with his second studio album titled "Apollo". Joeboy, on the other hand, dropped his first studio album this year and it is tagged "Somewhere Between Beauty & Magic" and has not been nominated for any award yet.
When it comes to features, both singers have been featured in many hit songs. So if you are a fan of the artists who do you think does it better?