The 19-year-old musician has scored two massive hits, but industry rumours suggest he’s hit a bump on the road to success.
Fireboy is fighting to be the first Nigerian artist to top the UK Singles Chart. THE FACE’s columnist Wale Oloworkende considers the track's impact and rounds up the best new African music releases.
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Every month, Wale Oloworekende covers the continent’s most exciting releases and music news stories for THE FACE.
The writer and youth worker discusses the social significance of the UK drill, Afroswing and rap tracks referenced in his lauded book about serious youth violence.