Fireboy DML comes up often in conversations about Nigeria’s next music stars. Despite only emerging into the limelight a few months ago, he has proven remarkably adept at milking his relationship experiences for songs his fans can relate to. After capturing popular zeitgeist with breakout single, “Jealous”, and then piling on the storm with another sweetly romantic cut, “What if I Say”, the YBNL singer is switching things up a little on his latest offering, “King”, going a more assertive route as he declares his worth to his love interest over a mid-tempo Afropop beat Echotheguru produces.
Singing “Bad boy wey you no fit use play game/I be king, ma fi mi sere” with the confidence of a boastful rapper, “King” listens like Fireboy DML is finally embracing his superstar status and the music video TG Omori directs depicts his acclaim through the flamboyant direction of the nearly 2-minute long clip. We see shots of Fireboy and his muse in a rose petal embellished Rolls Royce before he hits the gym to box then finally sings at a fashion show where models walk on a runway with simulated rain.
Watch the music video for Fireboy DML’s “King” below.
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