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Meet Folarin Falana, better known as Falz the Bad Guy, a multi-talented Nigerian rapper, songwriter, and actor who has left an indelible mark on the entertainment scene. In this blog post, we delve into his early life, educational background, career milestones, personal life, movie appearances, discography, and the accolades that have made him a household name.

Falz  Early Life & Education:

Born on October 27, 1990, in Mushin, Lagos, Falz is the son of the renowned Nigerian lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, and his mother Funmi Falana. His educational journey took him from St. Leo’s Catholic Primary School, Ikeja, to Olashore International School in Osun State for his secondary education. Falz later graduated from the Nigeria Law School in Abuja and the University of Reading, England.

Falz  Career Beginnings:

While in secondary school, Falz formed a music group called ‘THE SCHOOL BOYS,’ igniting his passion for music. In 2009, he released his debut mixtape, “Shakara: The Mixtape,” marking the beginning of his musical journey. Subsequent singles like ‘Waz Up Guy,’ ‘High Class,’ and ‘Currency’ gained him recognition in the music industry.

In 2014, Falz released his first studio album, “Wazup Guy,” featuring collaborations with artists like Olamide, Poe, and Yemi Alade. His breakout moment came in 2015 with the hit single “Marry Me,” earning him a nomination for Best Collaboration of the Year at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards.

Musical Journey and Notable Releases:

Falz continued to make waves with albums like “Stories That Touch” (2015), featuring tracks like ‘Kabiyesi’ and ‘Soldier,’ and the surprise release of “27” in 2017 on his 27th birthday. His 2019 album, “Moral Instruction,” sampled Fela Kuti’s songs and addressed societal issues.

He also collaborated with Simi on the EP “Chemistry” in 2016, showcasing their musical chemistry.

Falz  Personal Life:

Rumors circulated about a relationship between Falz and Simi, but both artists denied any romantic involvement. Falz later surprised fans by revealing his “real bae,” Chidinma Ekile, on Instagram, though the nature of their relationship remains uncertain.

Movie Appearances:

Falz’s talent extends beyond music into acting, with roles in popular Nigerian films and series such as “Jenifa’s Diary,” “10 Days in Sun City,” and “Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons.”


  • Wazup Guy (2014)
  • Stories that Touch (2015)
  • 27 (2017)
  • Moral Instruction (2019)

Awards and Nominations:

Falz has received numerous awards, including the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Movie/Series (2016) and the BET Award for Viewer’s Choice Best New International Act of the year (2016). He has also won multiple Headies Awards for Best Rap Single, Best Rap Album, and Album of the Year.

Falz  Net Worth:

Falz’s estimated net worth stands at $1 million.

Falz  Social Media Handles:

  • Instagram: @falzthebahdguy
  • Twitter: @falzthebahdguy


  1. Is Falz in a relationship with Simi or Chidinma Ekile?
    • Both Falz and Simi deny any romantic involvement. Falz has, however, introduced Chidinma Ekile as his “real bae.”
  2. What inspired Falz’s song ‘This is Nigeria’?
    • The song, released in May 2018, was inspired by Childish Gambino’s ‘This Is America’ and highlighted current issues in Nigeria.
  3. Has Falz won any international awards?
    • Yes, Falz won the BET Award for Viewer’s Choice Best New International Act in 2016.


Falz the Bad Guy has evolved from a secondary school music enthusiast to a powerhouse in the Nigerian entertainment industry. With a diverse career spanning music, acting, and activism, Falz continues to captivate audiences and leave an indomitable legacy.