Biography Of Falz

NAME: Folarin Falana

DATE OF BIRTH: October 27, 1990

PLACE OF BIRTH: Lagos State Nigeria

OCCUPATION: Singer-Songwriter, Rapper, Actor, TV Presenter

EDUCATION: He 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 after graduating with an LLB honors degree in Law


Falz started music as a hobby while in secondary school. He formed a music group with a friend called “The School Boys”. In 2009, while in high school, he released a compilation of some of his recordings as a mixtape titled Shakara: The Mixtape.

In 2011, Falz released a single titled “Waz Up Guy” before he went on to release “High Class” and “Currency” which gained him grounds in the Nigerian music industry.


HONORS AND AWARDS: Best New Act of The Year
2015 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Rap Act of The Year
Best New Act to Watch
Best Collaboration of The Year Falz for “Marry Me” Nominated
The Headies 2015 Best Street Hop Artiste of The Year Falz for “Ello Bae”
2016 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards Best Actor in a Comedy Movie/Series Jenifa’s Diary
2016 BET Awards Viewer’s Choice Best New International Act Himself
2016 City People Entertainment Awards Album of the Year Stories That Touch
9th Nigeria Music Video Awards Best Afro Hip Hop Video “Karashika”
2016 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Music Video
Album of the Year Stories that Touch Nominated
WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards Best African New Comer Video Bahd Baddo Baddest
Best African Hip Hop Video

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