Nigerian singer cum songwriter, Adedamola Adefolahan better known as Fireboy DML, has revealed how he made the song, Peru.
He said that some part of the lyrics was inspired by DMW artiste, Peruzzi, who usually uses a hook on his songs.
Fireboy noted that when he said ”I’m looooo, Peru don dey para”, that it was an allusion to Peruzzi.
Speaking in a recent interview with Ebro Darden on Apple Music 1, the YBNL Nation added that he recorded the song because he found himself in the United States for the first time.
He said that he experienced a writer’s block prior to that time, so recording Peru was a spontaneous move.
The Vibration crooner said that he was almost depressed at the time and when he landed in Miami, USA, he was intrigued by the feeling and experience after visiting a strip club.
Watch the interview below:
Fireboy DML sharing how Peruzzi inspired Peru. pic.twitter.com/apnWjYtZTC— 🏽🌹♡ 🐳 @OneJoblessBoy (@OneJoblessBoy) September 21, 2022
Meanwhile Fireboy earlier revealed that at the start of his career, he always asked God to give him an album like that of Wizkid’s debut studio project ‘Superstar’.
He made this known while chatting with UK-based broadcaster, Adesope Olajide about the release of his own debut album, Laughter Tears and Goosebumps.
When Adesope asked him if he knew or believed that LTG would be a classic success, Fireboy explained that he was scared and doubtful because the album after he had released only two singles.
He further said that he used to ask God to give him an album like Superstar by Afrobeats singer, Wizkid.
The ‘Peru’ hitmaker also revealed that the heartbreak stories he told with the songs on LTG were that of people whose heart he broke, adding that the love stories were that of those he watched.
He went on to reveal that he finally decided to tell his own story on his sophomore album, titled; Apollo.