Folarin Falana, popular known by his stage name, Falz, was born on October 27, 1990 in Lagos State, he is a Nigerian singer, rapper, actor, and songwriter. He is son to famous Nigerian Lawyer and activist, Femi Falana, his mother Funmi Falana is also a renowned lawyer in Nigeria.

Falz is also a lawyer, he was called to the bar in 2012 after graduating from the Nigeria Law School, Abuja. Though his current major career is music; aside singing and acting he also owns a record label, "Bahd Guys Records".

Falz Ft Demmie Vee- Hypocrite(Audio & Lyrics)

Falz started his music career while in secondary school; he formed a group they named "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) 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.

He went to primary school at St. Leo's Catholic Primary School, Ikeja, and later attended secondary school at Olashore International School, Osun State. After his secondary school he attended University at the University of Reading England, where he graduated with an LLB honors degree in Law.

DJ Neptune Feat. Falz & Ycee - BUMPA

He was called to bar in 2012 after he attended the Nigeria Law School, Abuja

Aside music, Falz took major roles in these movies, Jenifa's Diary, where he took the role of Segun, Couple of Days, he acted as a Gateman, in Tinsel, he acted as Kayode Beko-Williams, a rich boy. He was also in some movies recently in 2018; New Money where he acted as Quam, in Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons, Falz acted as Remi Martin, and in Chief Daddy, he took the role of Femi 'Famzy' Beecroft

Awards and nominations

  • Nominated, 2014 Scream Awards Best New Act of the Year
  • Nominated, 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Rap Act of the Year
  • Nominated, Best New Act to Watch
  • Nominated, Best Collaboration of the Year Falz for "Marry Me"
  • Nominated, 2015 The Headies Best Street Hop Artiste of the Year for "Ello Bae"
  • Won 2016 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 9th Nigeria Music Video Awards Best Afro Hip Hop Video "Karashika"
  • Nominated 2016 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Music Video
  • Nominated Album of the Year Stories that Touch
  • Nominated WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards Best African Newcomer Video "Bahd Baddo Baddest"
  • Nominated Best African Hip Hop Video
  • Nominated 2017 City People Music Award Alternative Artist of the Year Himself
  • Nominated Nigeria Entertainment Award Best Album of the Year Chemistry
  • Nominated Best Rap Act of the Year Himself
  • Nominated 2018 The Headies Award Best Rap Single "Something Light"
  • Nominated Best Rap Album 27
  • Nominated Best Performer Himself
  • Nominated Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards Best Supporting Actor New Money

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