Folarin Falana (born October 27, 1990), better known by his stage name Falz, is a Nigerian rapper, songwriter, and actor who 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. Falz became more well known after his song “Marry Me” featuring vocals from Poe 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 as his 2019, he released his fourth studio album Moral Instruction.
Falz was born in the local government area of Mushin, Lagos State, to renowned lawyers and human rights activists Funmi and Femi Falana. He was called to the bar in 2012 after graduating from the Nigeria Law School in Abuja.
Falz 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, having graduated with an LLB honors degree in Law.
Falz’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million, according to the list of richest musicians in Africa & Net Worth 2021.