Folarin‘ Falz’ Falana was born in Lagos Nigeria on October 27th 1990. He attended St Leos Catholic Primary School in Lagos Nigeria and later went to Olashore International Secondary School, Osun state Nigeria before obtaining and LLB degree from the University of Reading in the UK. He went to the Nigerian Law school and officially became a barrister in February 2012.
Falz music career started from his teenage days while he was in secondary school. He took it to another level in 2007, when he stung together a mix tape titled:’ Shakara’. He has been identified as a great talent by music veterans like Eldee, Don Jazzy and M.I.He is known for his trademark witty punch lines,short humorous Instagram videos, infusion of local dialects, and comedic lines.
His stage name Falz the Bahd Guy came from, Falzan short version of his last name, Falana. BAHD Guy is a title and acronym for Brilliant And Highly Distinct.
According to Falz“I do have an alter ego. His name is Brother Taju. In reality, I am quite shy but when I’m in the booth or on stage, I’m a different character”