Falz won his frst AMVCA award on Saturday March 5, 2016 at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos. Talented singer/rapper, Folarin Falana aka Falz D Badt Guy has won his first movie award. He was presented the African Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA) for Comic Role in a TV series – “Jenifa’s Diary” – by Chigul and Mr Ibu . . .
The musician defeated actors like IK Ogbonna, Imeh Bishop (Caught in the Act), Kelechi Udegbe (Officer Titus) and comedian Akpororo (Head Gone) to clinch the award.
Photos: Faiz D Badt Guy
Jenifa’s Diary is a comedy series that depicts the hilarious adventures of Suliat, aka Jenifa.
The African Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards, which took place on Saturday 5 March at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos, is one of the respected awards for the African film industry. Amidst the abundance of actors and other film professionals who won trophies at the 2016 edition of the awards, a Nigerian rapper, Falz, emerged victorious.
Mini BIO – Falz
Folarin Falana (born October 27, 1990 in Lagos, Nigeria), better known by his stage name Falz is a Nigerian rapper. 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 artiste began in 2009.
Falz shot into limelight after 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 Record.
He was called to the bar in 2012 after graduating from the Nigeria Law School, Abuja.
Falz is the son of Femi Falana SAN, a famous Nigerian Human Rights activist and lawyer.
Watch Jenifa’s Diary Season 4 Trailer, below:
In one of the episodes of Jenifa’s Diary, Funke Akindele the producer of the hit TV comedy series married singer, Falz, on set (photo: below).
Watch & listen to Falz – Karishika featuring Phino, below: