UNDOUBTELY, 2019 was a very good year for this three music acts, and 2020 been giving keynotes too. these nigerian artistes have brought so much fame and relevance to naija in the african/ world music scene.. but of course, there have been several disparations and arguements as to who’s the best and most recognized betwen this afropop triplets. so today’s question is, who do you think is the most verified, applauded and loved artistes internationally between rema, joeboy, and fireboy?? but first; let’s take you on a little ride of each artiste’s discography.breathe in…and let’s go!!



rema took the nigerian music industry by by total surprise in 2019, when he dropped his self titled ep, REMA, with his indian music style, and bollywood sound, he was well accepted as his tracks ‘dumebi’ and ‘iron man’ became a national anthem for afropop loving nigerians, and even on a worldwide note..he had even made it to former american president ‘barrack obama ‘summer music lists’ rema wasn’t through with giving us bangers yet, as he switched up an afropop/trap sound on ‘bad commando’boulevard ‘  and trap out the submarine’, the favourite of most . his ability to swing from american accent sound-kpalango street vibe is what keeps his fans on, without arguements,every single track rema has dropped since emerging in 2019 has been a smash hit; till this year…he has dropped successful bangers like woman, and ginger, which topped charts of over 21 local and international countries at same time. rema ain’t going silent anytime soon, as his management are effortedly doing very good in giving him the hype and promotional incentives, publicity that he needs,and its strategically one of the best so far, jonzing records/ mavin are determined to show him out totally to the world, leaving no niche of talent in him buried.


next on the list is  the boy pon deck, joeboy!!! he had also released his debut extended playlist last year, with ‘all for you‘ becoming the first to hit the waves, the ep also contains track like ‘baby,’ beginning’ and ‘don’t call me back’ featuring dmw mayorkun‘  joeboy is a sweet guy with sexy looks whic he got fans, especially ladies enchanted to. his real name is joseph akinfewa donatus‘ a yoruba nigerian. joeboy most loved track of 2020 is ‘nobody’ feat dj neptune and mr eazi, and ‘call on me’ the video which had hit million views on youtube, with the cinema-like visuals, captivating, we must say. the empawa signee is a force to reckon with and is also one of the youngest rich artiste in nigeria at the moment, with a networth of $2 million dollars as of 2020. he’s a contemporary rnb singer. joeboy has also featured afro-fusion star, king promise on fire,  produced and mastered by our own guiltybeatz.


last, but public opinion says not the least, and prolly the best is ‘fireboy for the ladies’. ybnl prince, fireboy dml remains the only relevant artiste at the moment in the mafia family.

fireboy is the most admired by most artiste among the three, as the loverboy always gives us romeo and juliet vibes on a regular, winning hearts and at the same time shout out to his boss olamide  for giving them this bunchful blesssing.

fireboy emerged with his breakthrough single ‘jealous’ which later appeared on his album too. the album contained 13 tracks with no features and amassed over 6 million streams on spotify, just three days after it had dropped, you need know genie to tell you the album issa banger.

adedamola adefolahan,was  born in 1996 , thereby being the oldest among the three. lest we forget, his album is named ‘LAUGH, TEARS AND GOOSEBUMPS(LTG). the album was an overall success. another track well recieved and accoladed by all and sundry is ‘what if i say’, which had covers from ,many upcoming acts as well, and got him a balanced foot in the music industry.

fireboy dml is still a top trend in 2020, with his song new york city girl on the lips of all. he is also argued to be the best afropop and most recognized music act, by his fans.

so who’s the best

everyone has got their individual fans, that vibe to their unique sound, but we can say that arguably, rema is the best among them, as he is perfectly good in his niche and does ok when he experiments the genre of the two other artiste. we are not insinuating that the joeboy and fireboy are whack either, but remyboy is a three man talent vibe on his own. the bad commando himself!!

most loved

among the three, fireboy dml is the most loved by nigerians/africans. we mean, real love. fireboy dml fans head counts aint as much as rema’s but his stans are, diehard. fireboy track are one which hit to your soul and seem to describe your present emotional state, at that moment.  he is described as the johnny drille of the YBNL MAFIA FAMILY.

most admirable.

ya’ll already know who it is, joseph! but not the biblical one that run from ladies, our joeboy would have probably have dedicated all for you ‘ to potiphar’s wife.  maybe a line like ‘i don’t feel like i deserve your love o baby’ hehe.

most recognized internationally.

who’s that slim dude with plaited hair always topping charts?? that edo boy with the born name of divine ikubor, yes rema himself !! there’s no doubt to this fact. rema sounds is not limited to the rough edges of aso rock, and his manager is doing awesomely well and i can say, one of the best in the country right now, as his strategy in selling out the teenager’s music to the world is working perfectly well.

meaning of dml

the artiste had took to his twitter to explain the dml in his stage name …dml is an abbreviation for fireboy’s paternal name, damola.

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