Falz Biography: Songs, Wife, Net Worth, Albums, Age, Instagram, Parents, Father, Movies, Girlfriend, Record Label, Siblings


Folarin Falana (born 27 October 1990), known globally by his stage name Falz, is a multi-talented Nigerian rapper, singer, songwriter, media personality, filmmaker and actor.

The Nigerian star started his career in high school after forming a music group called “The School Boys” with his friend before his professional career as a music artist began in 2009. . Falz became more prominent after the release of the song “Marry Me”, which featured vocals from Ladipoe and Yemi Alade.

He 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 in 2017 and his fourth studio album Moral Instructions in 2019.

Nigerian rapper

Falz: History, Biography, Photos
Wiki Info & About Data
First and last name: folarin falana
Stage name: Falz
Born: October 27, 1990 (33 years old)
Place of birth: Mushin, Lagos, Nigeria
State of origin: Lagos State
Nationality: Nigerian
Height: 1.80 m
Parents: Femi Falana, Funmi Falana
Siblings: Folakemi Falana, Foladele Falana,
Wife • Spouse: Not married
Girlfriend • Partner: Simi (rum.)
Children: do not apply
Job: Rapper • Actor
Net value: 4 million USD

Early Life & Education

Falz was born on 27 October 1990, in Mushin local government area, Lagos State. He has two older sisters named Folakemi Falana (Fola Falana) and Foladele Falana,.

He was born to famous lawyer parents and human rights activist mother, Funmi Falana and father, Femi Falana. He was called to the bar in 2012 after graduating from the Nigerian Law School in Abuja.

Falz completed his primary and secondary education respectively at St. Leo, Ikeja and Olashore International School, Osun State. He is an alumnus of Reading University, UK, graduating with an LLB honors degree in Law.


Falz began his passion for music while in high school. He formed a music group with a friend called “The School Boys“. In 2009, he released some of his other recordings as a mixtape titled Shakara: The Mixtape.

In 2011, Falz released a single titled “WazUp Guy”, later releasing “High Class” and “Currency”, which helped him gain a foothold in the Nigerian music industry.

On January 2, 2014, Falz was listed in tooXclusive’s “2014 Artists to Watch” list. On May 30, 2014, Falz released his debut studio album, Wazup Guy. The album features productions from Studio Magic, DJ Woske, Tin Tin and Spellz, among others.

Wazup Guy features 18 tracks with guest appearances from Olamide, Show Dem Camp, Phenom and Yemi Alade. Some of the songs are: See Me, Toyin Tomato, Senator, Right Now, Jessica, High Class, Marry Me, Oh God, The Advice and Cool Parry, which were highly appreciated by music critics.

On January 31, 2015, Falz returned with his official single titled “Ello Bae”. In fact, this was his first solo effort after the release of Wazup Guy and it earned him several awards. He was strategic about the music release as it was released right before the Valentine’s Day season.

In 2015, Falz was nominated in the “Best Collaboration of the Year” category at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards for his chart-topping single “Marry Me”. It earned him a nomination in the category “Best Collaboration of the Year” at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. He was also nominated in the categories “Best Rap Performance of the Year” and “Acting best new production to watch”.

On January 31, 2015, he released a single titled “Ello Bae”, which earned him a nomination in the “Best Street Hop Artist of the Year” category at The Headies 2015.

On November 3, 2015, he announced the release of his second studio album, titled Stories That Touch, which was released on November 17.

In 2016, Falz won “Best Actor in a Comedy Series/Movie” at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards for his role as Segun in Funke Akindele’s television series Jenifa’s Diary . In June 2016, Falz was named winner of the “Viewers’ Choice Best New International Act” category at the 2016 BET Awards.

On October 27, 2016, he collaborated with Simi to release Chemistry, a seven-track EP produced solely by Sess. Falz previously worked with Simi on the singles “Jamb question” and “Soldier”.

On October 27, 2017, his 27th birthday, Falz released a new album titled 27 to commemorate the day. This was a surprise album as it was not promoted before its release. It contains 17 songs, including hit singles such as “Bhad Baddo Baddest”, “Wehdone sir” and “Something light”. It features prominent music artists such as Davido, Olamide, Burna Boy, Wande Coal, Maleek Berry, Sir Dauda, ​​Medikal, Terry Apala and Ycee.

The album was mainly produced by Sess as in-house producer, with some songs done by Maleek Berry and studio magic. The album did very well and won several awards and nominations, including a nomination for the Headies Award for Rap Album of the Year.

In May 2018, Falz released a music video titled “This Is Nigeria”, which was inspired by Childish Gambino’s “This Is America”. It highlights Nigeria’s problems, including corruption and bribery.

Months later, the song was banned by NBC (National Broadcasting Commission) because it was deemed vulgar. When Falz was asked, he said: “If they ban this song then I don’t understand them because the song is definitely not a vulgar song.” However, Falz sued NBC for N100 million.

On September 1, 2018, Falz won “Best Supporting Actor” at the 2018 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards for his role as Quam in Tope Oshin’s film New Money, becoming first Nigerian musician to win the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Award twice.

In August 2020, Falz launched his film production company House21TV. While revealing the new production company, Falz also took to Instagram to tease a brand new comedy series, ‘Therapy’, which will air exclusively on YouTube.

Personal life

Before Simi married Adekunle Gold, the media rumored that Falz’s girlfriend was Simi. After her marriage to Adekunle Gold, many people realized Falz was not dating her as some media publications claimed.

Falz is socially single, without a girlfriend. Currently, he has no children or wife.

Awards & Nominations

  • Scream Awards 2014 Best New Director of the Year
  • Best Rap Director of the Year
  • 2015 Nigeria Entertainment AwardsMost New Director to WatchBest Collaboration of the Year
  • The HeadiesBest Street Hop Artist of the Year
  • 2016 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards Best Actor in a Comedy Series/Movie (Jenifa’s Diary)
  • 2016 BET Awards Viewers’ Choice Best New International Act
  • City People’s Entertainment Awards 2016Album of the Year(Touching stories)
  • 9th Nigerian Music Video Awards Best Afro Hip Hop Video (Karashika)
  • WatsUP Tv Africa Music Video Awards Best New African Video (“Bahd Baddo Baddest”) Best African Hip Hop Video
  • Artist of the YearAlbum of the Year(Stories That Touch”)
  • The HeadiesBest Rap Album (Stories That Touch)Best Collaboration(Soldier)Best Street Hop Artist of the Year(Ajebutter22 featuring Falz for “Bad Gang”)
  • City People’s Music Award (Alternative Artist of the Year)
  • 2017 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Album of the Year (Chemistry)Best Rap Act of the YearBest Rap Single (Something Light)
  • The HeadiesBest Rap Album (27)Best Performance
  • Magic Africa Viewers’ Choice Awards 2018 Best Supporting Actor (New Money)Best Rap Single (Talk)Best Rap Album
  • 2019 Headies Album of the Year (Ethical Guide)
  • Best Rap Single of 2020 (Bop Daddy” featuring Ms. Banks)
  • 2021 Net TitleMost Popular Musician


  • Jenifa’s Diary 2015
  • A few days
  • Tinsel 2016
  • 2017 10 days in Sun City
  • New money
  • 2018 Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Devils
  • Chief father
  • Happy men 2
  • 2019 Muna
  • Dear Sir
  • Quam’s Money 2021


  • Wazup Boy (2014)
  • Touching Stories (2015)
  • 27 (2017)
  • Ethics Guidelines (2021)
  • Something gentle
  • Alakori
  • Chemistry
  • Sweet boy
  • Wehdone sir
  • Jeje
  • La Fete

Net value

Considered one of Africa’s smartest rappers, Falz The Bad Guy’s net worth is estimated to be $4 million.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @falzthebahdguy

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