Nigerian singer, Naira Marley is no doubt the trending top five in the country now. After his arrest by the EFCC a few months ago, as relating to his song, ‘Am I A Yahoo Boy‘ and link to the internet fraud going on in Nigeria now, many people want to know a whole lot about him.
Well today we want to talk about this fast rising star.
We will be seeing Naira Marley’s biography, early life, date of birth, age, parents, siblings, girlfriend, children, songs, albums, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and everything else you’d want to know about him.
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Naira Marley Profile
Before we continue, here is a quick run down on Naira Marley’s profile and a few things you’d love to know about him:
Full Name: Azeez Fashola
Stage Name: Naira Marley
Date of birth: March 21, 1994
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Fashola
Occupation: Singer, song-writer
Genre: Hip hop, Afrobeats
Albums: Cash Ellz Entz, MOVES Recordings
Net worth: $1.2 million (est.)
Naira Marley Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Education
Born on the 21st of March, 1994 as Azeez Fashola, the ‘Am I A Yahoo Boy‘ crooner, Naira Marley grew up in the Agege area of Lagos State, Nigeria but moved to Peckham, South London at the age of 11.
According to him, his stage name, ‘Naira Marley’ was inspired from the Jamaican legend, ‘Bob Marley’s name and you can see it to mean a kind of Nigerian Bob Marley…haha! They share a few similarities of course, talking about his hair and general looks. According to Naira Marley, he never wanted to do music right from time.
His major interest has always been to become a voice over artist and MC, and he used to pay for his friend’s studio sessions in the UK. He always believed he didn’t have a music talent but in 2014, his friend’s persuaded him to hit to studio, and then he released his first song, ‘Marry Juana‘ ft Max Twigz and it became a UK street jam.
He came fully into limelight after releasing his song, ‘Issa Goal‘ ft. Olamide and Lil Kesh. Since then he has been having hits back to back, and even to the controversial, ‘Am I A Yahoo Boy‘. It was the song that got him into the EFCC net.
According to the news, Naira Marley bit EFCC’s ‘big toe’ when he openly glorified the cyber crime in Nigeria. Not only that, he also shook more tables even to the extent of calling bloggers thieves.
The song was an instant success, as Nigerians are always cool with such songs and even took to the no1 trending video on YouTube Nigeria, but that didn’t save him from EFCC net of course, as it was announced that he’d be going to court soon.
Naira Marley Songs
Aside the ‘Issa Goal‘ and ‘Am I A Yahoo Boy‘, Naira Marley also has a good number of other good singles.
Some of them include:
• Drummer Boy
• Money on the Road
• Marry Juana
• Dread Gang
• Illuminati ft. Zlatan Ibile
• Hang wit Me
• Flying Away
• Ermm • Like Chief Keef • Rice & Beans • Praise and Worship • Outty
Naira Marley Net Worth
Naira Marley is one of the fastest rising musicians in Nigeria. He is currently estimated to be worth $1.2 million.
Social Media Handles
Naira Marley is very active on the social media. You can get him on:
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