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Folarin Falana popularly known as Falz was born on October 27, 1990.
Falz was born in the local government area of Mushin, Lagos State, Nigeria.
He is a renowned lawyer and human rights activist, Funmi and Femi Falana.
He was called to the bar in 2012 after graduating from the Nigerian Law School in Abuja.
Falz started his music as a hobby while in secondary school. He formed a music group with a friend called “The School Boys”.
In 2009, he released a compilation of some of his recordings as a mixtape titled Shakara: The Mixtape.
In 2011, Falz released a single titled “Wahz Up Guy”, then released “High Class” and “Currency”, which gained him grounds in the Nigerian music industry.
On 30 May 2014, Falz released his debut studio album titled Wazup Guy, which was critically acclaimed by music critics.
In 2015, Falz was nominated in the “Best Collaboration of The Year” category at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards for his chart-topping single “Marry Me”.
It won him a nomination in the “Best Collaboration of The Year” category at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
He was also nominated in the “Best Rap Act of The Year” and “Best New Act to Watch” categories.
On 31 January 2015, he released a single titled “Ello Bae”, which won him a nomination in the “Best Street Hop Artiste of The Year” category at The Headies 2015.
On 3 November 2015, he announced the release of his second studio album, titled Stories That Touch, which was released on 17 November.
In 2016, Falz won “Best Actor in a Comedy Movie/Series” at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for his role as Segun in Funke Akindele’s TV series Jenifa’s Diary.
On October 27, 2016, Falz collaborated with Simi to release Chemistry, a seven-track EP solely produced by Sess.
Falz had previously worked with Simi on the singles “Jamb Question” and “Soldier”.
2017–Present: 27 and acting careerEdit
On 27 October 2017, his 27th birthday, Falz released a new album titled 27 to celebrate the day.
This was a surprise album, as it was not promoted before its release. It contained 17 tracks including hit singles like “Bhad Baddo Baddest”, “Wehdone sir”, and “Something light”.
It featured prominent music acts like Davido, Olamide, Burna Boy, Wande Coal, Maleek Berry, Sir Dauda, Medikal, Terry Apala, and Ycee.
The album was majorly produced by Sess as in-house producer, with and some tracks were done by Maleek Berry, and studio magic.
The album did very well and it gained several awards and nominations, including a nomination for The Headies Award for Rap Album of the Year.
In May 2018, Falz released a music video titled “This Is Nigeria” which was inspired by Childish Gambino’s “This is America”.
On September 1, 2018, Falz won “Best Supporting Actor” at the 2018 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards for his role as Quam in Tope Oshin Ogun’s movie New Money, becoming the first Nigerian musician to have won the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards twice.
In August 2020, Falz unveiled his film production company named House21TV.
Falz completed his basic and secondary school education at St. Leo’s Catholic Primary School, Ikeja and Olashore International School, Osun State respectively.
He is an alumnus of the University of Reading England, having graduated with an LLB honors degree in Law.
- Bop Daddy
- This Is Nigeria
- One Trouser
- Soft Work
- Bahd Baddo Baddest
- Something Light
- Child of the World
- Foreign Marry
- Me Challenge
- Ello Bae
- La Fête
- Oliver Twists II
- Celebrity Girlfriend
- 406 Na D Code
- The Bahd Guy
- Too Many Women
- Wehdone Sir
- Mary Me
- My People
- Chardonnay Music
- Regards To Your Mumsi
- Wazup Guy
- Le Vrai Bahd Guy
- E No Finish
- High Class
- Jenifa’s Diary
- Couple of Days
- 10 Days in Sun City
- New Money
- Merry Men
- Chief Daddy
- Merry Men 2
- Your Excellency
- Quam’s Money
Falz net worth is estimated to be $10 million.