Nigerian rapper and actor Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz, has started dropped a new single “Talk” as Nigerians react.
The song which is directed by Prodigeezy, features Falz driving alongside other men, while different scenes relating to the lyrics of the song played out.
‘Talk’ is a socio-conscious record that addresses critical happenings and advises the youths to be wary of ‘greedy politicians.’
As the 2019 general election draws near, the artiste uses lyrics of the song to address critical leadership issues and advised Nigerians, especially the youths, to speak up for what they truly want.
It’s safe to say Falz is the Fela is this generation, he keep making songs that addresses important issues And he is NOT afraid to #Talk pic.twitter.com/kuzwD4007A
— Osas Cruz (@OsasCruz) January 11, 2019
Falz, now popularly known by industry watchers as a ‘Music Activist’, had earlier hinted fans that he would release an album titled ”Moral Instruction” on January 15.
He said of the album, “There is a dire need for us to redefine the concept of humanity and morality.
“There is a pressing need for re-education and re-orientation of the people, for this is the only way we can restore sanity.”
Falz, a lawyer turned singer, began his professional career as a music artiste in 2009, and currently owns an independent record label called Bahd Guys Records.
He is the son of Femi Falana (SAN), a Nigerian human rights activist and lawyer.
The music artiste came to limelight after his song “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.
In 2018, Falz released a controversial audio/visual song “This Is Nigeria”, a mock-up of American rapper Childish Gambino’s “This Is America”.
It addresses societal issues prevalent in Nigeria, including police Special Anti-robbery Sqaud brutality, codeine abuse, and killings in some parts of the country.
The video of the song highlights the nation’s issues especially violence and corruption in politics, policing, and religious bigotry.
The song was, however, banned by National Broadcasting Commission.
See how Nigerians reacted to his new single, Talk, below:
@falzthebahdguy is lowkey doing what Fela did in his time “Challenging the Government” while the ones who claim “Afrobeat” is their life and that Fela is their mentor are busy smoking weed and singing about body parts. #Talk https:///ZELxbMYwRG
— Coker Oluwafunmilayo� (@Thefunmicoker) January 11, 2019
Falz speaks the truth, the absolute truth. Fela would have been so proud of this jam #Talk
— KING � (@DanSholz_) January 11, 2019
FALZ should be the only artist claiming Bigger Fonts, other ones are related to Fela by weed � #Talk pic.twitter.com/Ib2liGDynF
— Royal-Tee (@ObajemuJnr) January 11, 2019
1. Falz is not a selective font size activist.
2. Falz is the closest artiste to Fela we’ve seen since the legend’s death.
3. Falz is a national treasure and must be protected at all cost!#Talk
— Damilola. A (@LivingInNigeria) January 11, 2019
You see what Falz is doing with his music? Speaking for the people, addressing issues in the country.
But the other guys think being Fela is about going topless and smoking cheap weed
— Major A. (@king_adze) January 11, 2019
Falz is the only artiste with mind
Steadily dissing the Government
Others just de claim Fela by wearing Fela polo ��#Talk
— Trouble Maker � (G.O) (@ObongRoviel) January 11, 2019
Fela dropped the mic, Falz picked the mic
— DADDY THE BOY (@DaddyTheBoy) January 11, 2019
Falz the badt guy! The objectivity of this song is amazing! Things like these reminds me of Fela; using music to deal with social and political matters. #Talk
— Testimony Tobi Segun ���� (@evertestimony) January 11, 2019
We don’t deserve Falz.
No be person wey dey wear African print dey dance Like Praying Mantis. #Talk
— ������ ����� (@EL_GEEZZE) January 11, 2019
Burna Boy and Wizkid trying to take that Fela crown so bad when Falz is already wearing it. No be me ‘Talk’ am o
— Khalid,TheWakaholic �� (@dr_khalidz) January 11, 2019
Falz steady dragging the government and actually making moves for the people. Meanwhile your MCM’s are slay queens fighting over font, wearing berèt and claiming fela�#talk
— Your Conscience (@Deminathor) January 11, 2019