Falz Comes With Stories That Touch
After a busy time in the studio, rap artiste and all round entertainer, Folarin Falana, otherwise known as Falz the Bahd Guy in the showbiz industry, has announced plans for the release of his latest album, Stories That Touch. Billed to drop on November 16, the album will showcase different sides of Falz, who is gradually building an entertainment empire, even as a trained legal practitioner.
Addressing a media briefing held recently in Lagos, Falz explained that the new work would highlight issues about life, relationships and the everyday hustle, adding that it contains different stories that everybody can relate with.
“The project tells stories that I think everyone can visualize; there are songs there for every individual. The idea is for you to listen and feel like you are the one that I’m rapping about. I want people to enter into the spirit of my music,” he said.
Falz emphasised that he wants to showcase the depth in his music and get people to look at him beyond ‘Falz the funny guy’. The new album will feature his successful hit singles Karishika ft. Phyno & Chigul and Celebrity Girlfriend ft. Reekado Banks and other collaborations.
Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana was born in Lagos Nigeria on October 27, 1990. He attended St Leos Catholic Primary School in Lagos Nigeria and later went to Olashore International Secondary School, Osun State, 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.
His journey into music started from his secondary school days, but he took it to another level in 2007, when he stung together a mix tape Shakara. He has been identified as a great talent by music veterans like Eldee, Don Jazzy and M.I. Falz is known for his trademark witty punch lines, infusion of local dialects, and comedic lines which seem to stand him out.