What to know about Naira Marley
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Naira Marley is returning to court in February of 2020 for his pending EFCC case. The Artiste has accomplished so much in a short time and has die-hard fans including Chris Brown, Davido & Wizkid. His fans are dubbed “Marlians”. Find out about his rise to fame and his ongoing court case.
1. Naira Marley was born on 9 May 1991
This 90’s baby was born Azeez Fashola on May 9th, making him a Gemini!
2. He has a 4-year old son
Naira Marley has a cute 4-year old son who was born on the 30th of October as well as twin girls and another child, making them 4 kids in total.
3. He grew up in the UK
Naira Marley was born in Agege, Lagos State, Nigeria but later moved to Peckham, South London when he was only 11-years-old.
4. He has some famous fans
Davido & Wizkid and many more have openly declared themselves as marlians!
5. Naira Marley Has over 1 million followers on Instagram
His fast-rising social status has taken him to 1m followers on Instagram and almost 400k on twitter.
6. He was arrested for fraud allegations on
The EFCC had arrested Naira Marley on May 10, 2019, together with Omoniyi Temidayo (aka Zlatan Ibile) and three others for alleged advance fee fraud.
7. Naira Marley first EP “Lord of Lamba (LOL) EP” …drops Dec 18th
After many hits, he drops his first EP in December of 2019
Marlians are u ready? LOL ep out Dec 18th but u can preorder from dec 13th
Tingasa – NM x Cblvck (beat by killertunes)
Tesumole – NM (beat by Rexxie)
Mafo- NM (beat by Rexxie)
Isheyen- NM (beat by Rexxie)
Oja [Challenge Version] – NM (beat by Rexxie)
YanYanYan-NM x Mayorkun pic.twitter.com/JyGa6en8Vn
— nairamarley (@officialnairam1) December 10, 2019
8. He beefed with Kaffy
Dance queen Kaffy called Naira Marley for his “soapy” dance leading to a social media beef between the two artists.
9. He got his name from Bob Marley
Naira Marley got his stage name from his music idol Bob Marley and claims his genre of music is AfroBaashment – a fusion of afrobeat with Jamaican and British influences.
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