Folarin Falana (born October 27, 1990), better known by his stage name Falz, is a Nigerian rapper, songwriter and actor. He began his career while in secondary school after forming a group called “The School Boys” with his friend before his professional career as a music artist began in 2009. Falz became more well-known after his song “Marry Me” featuring vocals from Poe and Yemi Alade. Falz net worth is estimated as N 150 million as of 2019.
Folarin Falana conceived on 27 October, 1990, better known by his stage name Falz, is a Nigerian lawyer, rapper, lyricist and entertainer. He started his vocation while in auxiliary school in the wake of framing a gathering called “The School Boys” with his companion before his expert profession as a music craftsman started in 2009. Falz turned out to be all the more notable after his melody “Wed Me” highlighting vocals from Poe and Yemi Alade. Falz total assets is evaluated as N 350 million starting at 2019 that is a huge sum for a Nigerian artist.
Falz Profile Overview
|Real Name:||Folarin Falana|
|Birthday:||October 27, 1990|
|Place of Birth:||Mushin, Lagos state, Nigeria|
|Occupation:||Lawyer, Singer and Song writer|
|Net Worth:||$1 million (N387,550,000)|
Falz currently owns an independent record label called Bahd Guys Records. He released his debut album Wazup Guy in 2014. His second album Stories That Touch was released in 2015. He released 27 as his third studio album in 2017. On January 15, 2019, he released his fourth studio album Moral Instruction which captures many happenings in Nigeria.
Falz Early life and education
The talented Nigerian singer, Falz was conceived in the nearby government zone of Mushin, Lagos, to eminent attorneys and human right activists Femi and Funmi Falana. Falz finished his essential and optional school training at St. Leo’s Catholic Primary School, Ikeja and Olashore International School, Osun State individually. He was called to the Bar in 2012 in the wake of moving on from the Nigeria Law School in Abuja. He is a former student of the University of Reading, England, having graduated with a LLB respects degree in Law
Discussing about the entry of Falz into the music industry, Falz began music as a leisure activity while in auxiliary school. He framed a music bunch with a companion called “The School Boys”. In 2009, he discharged an assemblage of a portion of his accounts as a mixtape named Shakara: The Mixtape. In 2011, Falz discharged a solitary named “Waz Up Guy”, at that point discharged “High Class” and “Cash”, which picked up him grounds in the Nigerian music industry.
Falz Style Of Music
As it is always perculiar for every one to has his/her own style of music, Falz depicts his style of music as “Wahzup music”. It is the combination of comic verses with contemporary hip-jump in an artificial Yoruba highlight. On 18 November 2014, Falz was positioned #9 on notJustOk’s rundown of “The 10 Most Gifted Rappers In Nigeria 2014”, expressing that, “Falz’s capacity to keep up an idea and express what is on his mind in 16 barz while exchanging highlights, injecting entertaining punchlines and conveying every last bit of it such that causes the audience to track with is completely noteworthy”. Falz has been able to receive a lots of awards and recognition over the years as illustrated below:
Falz Nominations and Awards
- Scream Awards Best New Act of the Year Himself Nominated (2014)
- Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Rap Act of the Year Nominated (2015)
- Best New Act to Watch Nominated (2015)
- Best Collaboration of the Year Falz for “Marry Me” Nominated (2015)
- The Headies Best Street Hop Artiste of the Year Falz for “Ello Bae” Nominated (2015)
- Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards Best Actor in a Comedy Movie/Series Jenifa’s Diary Won (2016)
- BET Awards Viewer’s Choice Best New International Act Himself Won (2016)
- City People Entertainment Awards Album of the Year Stories That Touch Won (2016)
- 9th Nigeria Music Video Awards Best Afro Hip Hop Video “Karashika” Won (2016)
- Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Music Video Nominated (2016)
- Album of the Year Stories that Touch Nominated (2016)
- WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards Best African Newcomer Video “Bahd Baddo Baddest” Nominated (2016)
- Best African Hip Hop Video Nominated (2016)
- City People Music Award Alternative Artist of the Year Himself Nominated (2017)
- Nigeria Entertainment Award Best Album of the Year Chemistry Nominated (2017)
- Best Rap Act of the Year Himself Nominated (2017)
- The Headies Best Rap Single “Something Light” Nominated (2018)
- Best Rap Album 27 Nominated (2018)
- Best Performer Himself Nominated (2018)
- Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards Best Supporting Actor New Money Nominated (2018)
- The Headies Best Rap Single “Talk” Won (2019)
- Best Rap Album Moral Instruction Won (2019)
- Album of the Year Won (2019)
Falz Net Worth
The entertainment industry is really characterized by serious competition and show offs, Falz is not a kind of musician that displays his wealth on the social media and beyond. Falz net worth is estimated as $1 million as of 2020.