Azeez Fashola with the stage name as Naira Marley is a fast rising Nigerian singer and songwriter born on May 10, 1991.
Naira Marley was born and raised in Agege area of Lagos State before he relocated to Peckham at the age of 11.
He is a versatile singer with musical genre of hip hop infused with melody.
He studied at Porlock Hall and moved to Walworth school where he received his GCSE.
He left Walworth school and went further to study at Peckham Academy where he got distinction in Business.
He went further to studied Business Law at Crossways College. He had kids at time, so he took a break and started making music till date.
He rose to fame for his hit single “Issa Goal” featuring Olamide and Lil Kesh. The song was originally meant to support the Super Eagles at the Fifa world cup in Russia.
His stage name, Naira Marley came as a result of his musical inspiration from the reggae legend, Bob Marley. His looks with his hair style dreadlocks is just the same as that of the music legend.
He has never planned or imagined to be an artiste. His mind is focused on being an MC and a voice over artiste until he discovered his music talent.
Naira Marley used to pay for his friends studio session till he tried his luck one day and saw the potential in himself.
As at then, he did a solo track “Marry Juana” featuring Max Twigz and of course the song became an instant UK street jam.
Ever since he came to limelight, he has been a force to reckon with every releases becoming a hit.
He has numerous hit singles such as; Soapy, I’m A Yahoo Boy, Mafo featuring Young John, Puta and Tesumole.
He is one of the most creative budding music star with more than enough dance moves. His fans are popularly known as Marlians.
Naira Marley is married to two women and have four children who are all residing in the United Kingdom.
Naira Marley who made his money from show bookings and sales of music, has an estimated net worth of $50,0000.
Naira Marley Songs
- Marry Juana
- Drummer Boy
- Issa Goal Feat. Olamide & Lil Kesh
- Dread Gang
- Illuminati Feat. Zlatan Ibile
- Money on the Road
- Hang wit Me
- Praise and Worship
- Flying Away
- Like Chief Keef
- Rice & Beans
Watch video for “Issa Goal” by Naira Marley Feat. Olamide & Lil Kesh
Social Media Profile
- Instagram @nairamarley
- Twitter @nairamarley