Folarin Falana

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Updated: Nov 16, 2021

He was born on October 27 1990 in Mushin, Lagos state. He had his primary education at St. Leo’s Catholic Primary School, Ikeja. Afterwards, he enrolled in Olashore International School, Osun for his secondary education. Falz graduated from Nigeria Law School, Abuja and was called to bar in 2012. He is also an alumnus of the University of Reading, England, having graduated with an LLB honors degree in Law.

Falz music career began while he was in secondary school after forming a music group ‘The School Boys’ with his friends. In 2009, he dropped a mixtape titled  ‘Shakara: The Mixtape’. He also released ‘Waz Up Guy’, ‘High Class’ and ‘Currency’ in 2011. However, the release of his song ‘Marry Me’ featuring Poe and Yemi Alade, marked the beginning of his successful music career.

Falz has collaborated with a number of popular Nigerian acts like Davido, Simi, Olamide, Burna Boy, Wande Coal, Maleek Berry, and Ycee.

He has also appeared in movie/TV series like Jenifa’s Diary, Couple of Days, Tinsel, 10 Days in Sun City, New Money, Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons, Chief Daddy, Merry Men 2, Muna and Your Excellency.

Falz is the CEO of an independent record label known as Bahd Guys Records. According to Falz, Bahd means ‘Brilliant and Highly Distinct).



2019 – Moral Instruction

2017 – 27

2015 – Stories That Touch

2014 – Wazup Guy



2016 – Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, Best Actor in a Comedy Movie/Series (Jenifa’s Diary)

2016 – BET Awards, Viewers’ Choice Best New International Act

2016 – The Headies, Best Collaboration (Soldier)

2016 – City People Entertainment Awards, Album of the Year (Stories that Touch)

2016 – 9th Nigeria Music Video Awards, Best Afro Hip Hop Video (Karishika)

2019 – The Headies, Best Rap Single (Talk)

2019 – The Headies, Best Rap Album (Moral Instruction)

2019 – The Headies, Album of the Year (Moral Instruction)



A while back, it was rumored on social media that he had a romantic relationship with ‘Duduke’ crooner, Simisola Ogunleye. However, both of them have denied it, stating that they only have professional relationship.


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