Two times AMVCA winner, rapper, actor and comedian, Folarin Falana, aka Falz The Bad Guy, has finally revealed what his white beards mean to him.
The 27-year-old Lawyer turned musician told Show time in a chat that he is very comfortable having white beards at a very young age because to him the beards are a symbol of wisdom. “I’m very comfortable with my white beards because it’s a symbol of wisdom”, he said.
Speaking about being the only Nigerian artiste cum actor to have won the coveted AMVCA plaque twice, he explained how passionate he is about both music-making craft and acting. Tosin Bee to drop new album soon “I’m passionate about film-making as I am about music.
So I’m constantly working to put more effort in that regard. It is also the work of the Almighty God. It’s not my power or might. It’s the blessing of the Almighty. I’m going to keep doing stuff on both ends. Next year I’m planning on putting out my own feature film as well”, he said.
He went further to correct the impression that he is biting more than he can chew by combining music, acting and comedy. “I have been able to chew and swallow music, acting and comedy. So far, everything that I have been biting so nothing has fallen out of my mouth. If anything falls out of my mouth then maybe I will stop biting it. But for now am biting, chewing and swallowing very well.”
Folarin Falana (born October 27, 1990 in Lagos State), better known by his stage name Falz is a Nigerian singer, 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 artist began in 2009.
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. He currently owns an independent record label called Bahd Guys Records which recently signed a new artist Sir Dauda.
Falz is the son of Femi Falana, a Nigerian human rights activist and lawyer. He was called to the bar in 2012 after graduating from the Nigeria Law School, Abuja.
Falz was born in Lagos State, mushin respectively 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 England after graduating with an LLB honors degree in Law.
Falz started music as a hobby while in secondary school. He formed a music group with a friend called “The School Boys”. In 2009, while in high school, he released a compilation of some of his recordings as a mixtape titled Shakara: The Mixtape.
In 2011, Falz released a single titled “Waz Up Guy” before he went on to release “High Class” and “Currency”.