Idahams confidently exists in the space between categorizations. Whether it’s pop, R&B, or hip-hop influencing the sound, his self-assured personality and sharp songwriting tie the music together. Idahams spent this past year releasing a phenomenal EP, and this shows just how consistent he is.
Idahams and Falz are undisputed epitome of realness; hence their combo on this one. Their music blends the warmth of afro beats, potency of hip-hop, and charm of pop. As you may expect from these eclectic influences, they both have mastered the art of the beat switch.
Meanwhile, “Man on Fire” is a carefree hit that culminates with an impactful advice and political statements. Most of all, Idahams shares these quotables with a soulful voice that will leave you hanging on every last inflection.
Similar to their songwriting, “Man on Fire” breaks all the rules of music videos, introducing a new aspect ratio, color palette, or editing style with nearly every shot taken by the prolific hands of Adasa Cookey. Sonically, this is exactly what you would expect from a song called “Man on Fire (Remix)” with confrontational, confident lyrics from the very first line.