Falz real/full name is Folarin Falana , He was born on October 27, 1990 in Lagos State,Nigeria. Falz is a Nigerian rapper, actor, and songwriter.
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
artiste began in 2009. Falz shot into limelight after his song titled “Marry Me” (featuring vocals from Poe and Yemi Alade) 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 at the same event, Best Newcomer AFRIMMA AWARD 2016 Nominees . He currently owns an independent record label called Bahd Guys Records.
Falz is the son of Femi Falana, a Nigerian human activist and lawyer. He was called to the bar in 2012 after graduating from the Nigeria Law School, Abuja.
Early life and education
Falz was born in Lagos State, South-Westen Nigeria to renowned lawyers Femi and Funmi Falana.
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 describes his style of music as “Wahzup music”. It is the fusion of comic lyrics with the contemporary hip-hop in a faux Yoruba accent.