The well-known British-Nigerian rapper and singer Naira Marley, whose real name is Azeez Adeshina Fashola, sings in English, Pidgin, and Yoruba. He is also referred to as the CEO of his fan base, the “Marlians.” He was born in Agege, Lagos State in the southwestern part of Nigeria. The talented artist Naira Marley, who was born in Lagos, is a well-known Afrobeats rapper, singer, and composer.
The singer Naira Marley acknowledges his birthday on the 10th of May, 1991. He is currently 31 years old and will be clocking 32 on the 10th of May, 2023.
On May 10, 1991, Naira Marley was born into the Muslim family of Mr. and Mrs. Fashola. He was given the name Azeez Adeshina by his parents. Azeez, his name, is Arabic for “Dear or Beloved.”
Naira Marley was raised in a polygamous household with several women. He grew up with relatives and half-siblings. He is said to have two younger brothers who are well-known social media personalities, Moshood Fashola (Shuddy Funds) and Idris Fashola (Marley Jr), and also a sister called Shubomi Fashola.
Naira Marley’s brother Babatunde Moshood Fashola (Shuddy Funds)
He is also known as Shoddy Funds. Naira Marley’s sibling resembles him so much that it’s difficult to tell them apart. Before moving to Nigeria, Naira Marley and his brother resided in London.
Naira Marley’s Sister Shubomi Fashola
Shubomi Fashola is her name. She is the Fashola family’s final child. Shubomi is a 22-year-old brand influencer and model. They are also known as “Iya Gbogbo Marlians.”
As a result of her brother’s success, she became famous, and she has since developed a significant social media fanbase.
She has a record of collaboration with her brother’s record label, Marlian Music, having occasionally participated in label video shoots. She has an Instagram profile (@shubomi__) with over 347k followers.
Naira Marley finished creche and primary school at a prestigious private elementary school in Agege.
He attended Peckham Academy and graduated with honors in Business.
He also attended Christ the King Sixth Form College and studied Business Law (formerly known as Crossways College).
Naira Marley aspired to be a Master of Ceremony (MC) and voice-over artist as a teenager. He began singing in 2014, after discovering his musical talent and being pushed by close friends to pursue a music career.
He released the Max Twigz-assisted tune “Marry Juana” before his first EP Gotta Dance in 2015.
Moreover, in December 2017, Naira Marley published “Issa Goal,” an Olamide and Lil Kesh-assisted tune that became the Super Eagles’ 2018 FIFA World Cup theme song.
Following that, on June 16, 2018, the official remix of “Issa Goal” features Lil Kesh, Falz, Olamide, Slimcase, and Simi. Naira Marley acquired his stage name after Jamaican artist Bob Marley, whom he admires; his dreadlocks are also a homage to the singer.
On May 3, 2019, he released “Am I A Yahoo Boy,” a Zlatan-assisted single, and was detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) the same day. He then released “Soapy” on June 27, 2019, just a few days after being freed from prison.
In addition, on December 18, 2019, Naira Marley launched his second EP Lord of Lamba, which was a blend of Afrobeats and hip-hop. The EP includes six tracks with guest musicians such as Young.
Awards and Nominations
Naira Marley received the prestigious Viewers Choice Awards at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards for his collaboration with Soapy.
At the Soundcity MVP Awards, Soapy received singer nominations for Song Of The Year and Best Pop Song.
In addition, he was nominated for Best Male Artiste at the 2019 City People Music Awards.
Naira Marley, the head of Marlian Nation, has earned success in his own career as well as the careers of singers signed to his label.
Naira Marley’s net worth is now believed to be between $5 million and $10 million.
The famous artist may grasp this from music offers, as well as concert appointments.
Despite the fact that he does not hold the top slot in the ranking of Nigeria’s most lavish musicians, he is one of the fastest emerging talents in the business right now.
Naira Marley is a successful artist who is known to own a number of interesting cars, one of which is a brand new 2019 Bentley Continental that he just acquired.
Naira Marley Lifestyle
According to Six9ja, Naira Marley said that he is married to two women and has four children, the majority of them are British citizens. He revealed this in his declaration about the pledge he made to the EFCC while under guardianship.
When asked about his arrest, the aspiring singer insisted that he is not a thief:
“Hello, my name is Azeez Fashola. I am married to two people and have four children. “They are all British residents who have remained in the United Kingdom,” the 28-year-old artist wrote. I studied in the United Kingdom, first at Porlock Hall before moving on to Walworth School, where I received my GCSE.
“My results for my GCSE are English (C), Maths (B), and Science (C). I left Walworth School with my qualification and went further to study at Peckham Academy, where I got a distinction in Business.
“At that moment, I continued my education at Crossways College, where I earned my Business Law; however, I had children around that time, so I took a sabbatical and started creating music till now.”
The panel indicted him after discovering evidence of Internet extortion on his computer. However, Marley said he had not given any attention to the material on the PC since one of his pals provided it to him to transfer YouTube recordings:
“I started creating music entirely in 2014 (sic), but now I’m signed to Marathon, a record label located in the United Kingdom.” I had a deal with Coca-Cola for my song, Issa Goal, which featured Olamide and Lil Kesh.”
“I also got Nike to take an interest in Nigerian sportswear.” I have a MacBook workstation, which I received from a friend called Yad Isril in England since when I returned to Nigeria, I understood I would want a PC to transmit my music recordings on YouTube and to maintain my outstanding tunes.”
“I have control of the PC, but I have no idea what’s on it except my music recordings.” In England, he claims a butcher’s and a hardware store. He is a British citizen, although his family comes from Iraq. I don’t have a separate desk right now since I don’t need one.”
“Everything I have to do on the computer is handled by my supervising group.” “I basically use my iPhone X for everything,” he said.
Naira Marley sings in Pidgin, English, and Yoruba, with Afrobeats and hip-hop influences. He has had multiple single and featured hits, including:
- Issa Goal
- Kosi Werey
- Am I A Yahoo Boy
- Opotoyi (Marlians)
- Tanya Yane
- Dido Lobo
- Chi Chi
- Coming to ft Busiswa
- Drug Test
- First Time In America.
Naira Marley Wife
Naira Marley First Wife: Naira Marley has two wives and four children; he became a father when he was 24 years old, in 2015. His first marriage gave him a beautiful set of twins, and two adorable daughters, and he has two boys from his second wife.
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