When Fireboy DML’s footage with Madonna first hit the airwave, followers of the YBNL Nation signee counseled him for linking up with the legendary singer to develop his music profession. Little did his followers know the American songstress pursued the Nigerian celebrity for a collaboration.
Fireboy set the report straight in a brand new chat with Ebro Darden on Apple Music 1, stating that Madonna reached out to him twice, in 2019 and 2022, earlier than he featured on the remix of her observe, ‘Frozen.’
In 2019, the ‘Playboy’ crooner launched his a number of award-winning debut album titled; ‘Laughter, Tears and Goosebumps.’ Fireboy was applauded for having a top quality physique of labor as a budding musician within the Nigerian music trade. After the album was launched, Madonna gave him a shocker when she contacted him to touch upon his album.
Fireboy disclosed Madonna advised him she liked his first studio album. He mentioned she was like, “Yo, I like your album. It’s superb.” “Is that this the Madonna? Wow, thanks a lot, this implies loads to me, “blah, blah blah, and that was it.”
The 64-year-old despatched Fireboy one other message on Instagram in 2022 to request him to characteristic in her track. “Quick ahead to 2022, she hits me up on Instagram. “Yo, hey.” I’m like, “Hey, it’s her once more! Wow!” And she or he’s like, “I would like you to be part of my traditional, considered one of my classics.” I’m like, “After all.”
“Then she sends it to me, I’m like, “After all, I do know this track!” She was like, “Yeah, she’s making an attempt to do a remix. I’m like, “After all, let’s do that,” after which went forwards and backwards on WhatsApp,” he spoke of how he received featured on the ‘Frozen’ remix.
The 26-year-old described Madonna as a perfectionist, noting that they’ve that in frequent. “She’s a perfectionist, identical to me. She’s type of like a management freak in a method, too. I like that about her. We went forwards and backwards and did that, after which we linked as much as shoot the video.”
He additional unveiled the ‘Frozen’ remix and Ed Sheeran-featured ‘Peru’ remix as his much-loved collaborations. “I feel the Madonna report and Peru are simply my favorite collaborations, simply due to the vibes that have been round once we shot the video. Superb, natural, pure,” Fireboy held.
He continued, “That’s the reason I by no means drive collaborations, only for moments like that. Some individuals drive collaborations and the video shoots are at all times awkward. Nah, Nah. It was by no means like that with Madonna. She’s superb.”