Real name Folani Falana Popularly known as Falz The Bahd Guy is a Nigerian recording artiste. One of the best per say in the country and definitely among the top rated in the world. His music cuts across borders, piercing even the most renown areas of the globe. Although celebrated as a musician, not many people know more than the musical part of the singer. Not even the part that he is also an award winning actor. Here we will will take a look at his biography, touch sensitive life history and stories you never knew about Falz; age, date of birth, background profile, early life, relationship – married or not, net worth, education – primary / secondary and tertiary institution attended, awards won, nominations received, cars, houses, record label, endorsement deals and many more. Read more on his Biography.
BACKGROUND PROFILE and EARLY LIFE.
Born in Lagos to renown lawyers Femi and Funmi Falana, Falz developed love for music quite early. He was a pupil of St Leo’s catholic Primary School Ikeja and Olashore International School Osun State. He went on to study Law at the University Of Reading in the United Kingdom and graduated with an LLB honours degree. In 2012 Falz got called to bar and hence became a barrister. His music career began way back in Olashore International School where he formed a music group called THE SCHOOL BOYS. They rocked the school back then, organizing shows and concerts.
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Falz began his music career in secondary school where he formed a group called ‘The School Boys.’ His professional music career however started in 2009 when he was still in school. He released a compilation of his recordings as a mixtape called SHAKARA – THE MIXTAPE. In 2011 he released a single ‘Waz Up Guy’ which gave him grounds in the music industry. His song ‘MARRY ME’ featuring Yemi Alade and with added vocals from Poe was what shot him to limelight. The incredibly hilarious music video displayed a fine blend of comedy and music. The song went on to earn him a nomination in the ‘Best Collaboration of The Year’ category at the 2015 Nigerian Entertainment Awards.
He describes his style of music as Wahzup Music. A fusion of Comic lyrics with contemporary hiphop in a faux Yoruba accent.
On October 27 2016 he collaborated with Simi to release a 7-track EP titled CHEMISTRY. The project was solely produced by Sess.
Biography….. LIFE AS AN ACTOR AND A COMEDIAN.
Falz talks about delving deeper into the acting industry. In 2016 he won the ‘Best Actor In a Comedy movie / series’ at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards AMVCA for his role as Segun in Funke Akindele’s Tv Series JENIFA’S DIARY. Despite the award for his hilarious performance and his numerous funny Youtube and Facebook videos, the rapper insists he is not a comedian.
WHAT DOES FALZ MEAN?
The name Falz The Bahd Guy is a combination of his name an an acronym. FALZ is short for his last name Falana while BAHD simply means BRILLIANT AND HIGHLY DISTINCT.
He achieved his primary education at Saint Leo’s Catholic Primary School Ikeja while his secondary education was at Olashore international School, ogun State. Falz went on from there to study law in the University Of Reading in the United Kingdom and graduated with an LLB honours degree.
RELATIONSHIP: Is The singer married, dating or single?
Many believed that Falz was dating Simi. The gorgeous songstress came out to clear the air stating that she and Falz were only friends. Currently the singer has an undisclosed relationship. Guesses can only be made about who he is in a relationship with. Sometime back he was rumoured to be dating one of Wizkid’s Exes and the duo were set to get married.
FALZ NET WORTH.
Folani Falana is worth millions of naira. How much he charges per show is measured to be within 2million or 3million and he gets countless shows monthly. The singer is currently worth over 50,000,000 Naira
ALBUMS and EP.
2014 – Wazup Guy.
2015 – Stories That Touch
2017 – 27
2016 – Chemistry ( with Simi)
Bagged a multimillion naira deal with MTN and Webmallng.
AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
Awards Won –
AMVCA 2016 – Best Actor In comedy Movies / Series.
2016 BET Awards – Viewers’ Choice Best International Act.
2016 City people Entertainment Awards – Album Of The year ( Stories That touch)
9th Nigeria Music video Awards – best Afro Hip-hop video ( Karashika)
2014 Scream Awards – Best new Act Of The year
2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards – Best Rap Act Of The year
Best New Act To Watch
Best Collaboration of the year – Marry me
The Headies 2015 – Best Street Hip Artiste Of The year. – Ello Bae.
2016 Nigeria Entertainment Awards – Album of the year ( Stories That Touch)
Watsup Tv Africa music video awards – Best African new comer video
Best Africa hip hop video ( Bahd Baddo Baddest)
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