I Recorded Peru While Under The Influence Of Alcohol – Fireboy

Popular Nigerian musician, Fireboy, born Adedamola Adefolahan has revealed that he recorded his hit song ‘Peru’ while under the influence of alcohol.

He made this astonishing revelation while in an interview with Deezer, speaking about the processes that went into the making his song, fireboy revealed Peru was written and recorded in San Francisco, California.

“It was my first time in the United States and I was supposed to go and see my associates at the empire and just vibe; pay a courtesy visit to Shizzi who produced the song in his studio

“At the studio that night, I was tipsy and I just got in the booth. He played the beat. I was like, ‘Um, that’s a vibe.’ And in 30 minutes to 35 minutes, I was literally just singing my story.

“It’s just a young boy that found himself in a new place and is willing to just try out new stuff.”

The song has gone on to be a hit song with Fireboy doing a remix with Ed Sheeran and in the interview revealed how popped up Ed was about making a remix of the song.

He said, “Ed Sheeran heard the song and loved it. He was so excited about the whole process; the whole vibe of making the song.

“He asked for the lyrics, what every word meant and all of that. In 30 minutes, he was done with his own verse too.”

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