Naira Marley, whose real name is Azeez Adeshina Fashola, is a British-Nigerian singer and songwriter who was born on the 10th of May 1991 in Agege, Lagos.
Naira Marley is the president of his divisive fan base, the “Marlins.” Marlian Records and MOVES Recordings are his sons.
Naira Marley Biography
Naira Marley, whose real name is Azeez Adeshina Fashola, is a British-Nigerian singer and songwriter who was born on the 10th of May 1991 in Agege, Lagos State.
Naira Marley Early Life
The young artist was born in Agege, Lagos State, on May 10, 1991. He relocated to Peckham, South London, when he was 11 years old.
Naira Marley Education
Peckham Academy’s Naira Marley earned a distinction in business. He also attended Crossways College to study business law (now Christ the King Sixth Form College)
Naira Marley Career
Naira Marley recorded and published his debut EP, Gotta Dance, one year after starting to pursue music. He had already released his debut single, Marry Juana, which featured Max Twigz.
Until 2017, Naira Marley had not reached the success he had hoped for. He achieved success after releasing Issa Goal, which featured Olamide and Lil Kesh.
Issa Goal, which was published in December 2017, quickly became the country’s favourite street pop song, garnering widespread rotation on radio stations and club speakers.
At the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the Super Eagles adopted Issa Goal as their theme song.
How The Name “NAIRA MARLEY” Was Formed
Naira Marley draws his inspiration from the late Jamaican reggae sensation, Bob Marley. Bob Marley is globally known as a pioneer in Jamaican music and he is regarded as one of the greatest Jamaican music artists of all time.
He revealed that the inspiration behind the name ‘Naira Marley’ was obtained from Bob Marley. His love and admiration for Bob Marley were profound and evident that his appearance (dreadlocks) resembles that of the Late Jamaican music legend.
Naira Marley‘s Mother
The picture above is the photo of Naira Marley’s mother. The name of Naira Marley’s mom is Mrs Fashola. Mrs Fashola appeared in court when her son (Azeez Fashola) was charged to court by the EFCC for internet fraud (Yahoo Yahoo).
Naira Marley‘s Children
During his trial in court, Naira Marley claimed to be the father of four children who are presently in the United Kingdom. Also, he testified that all his children are British citizens.
Naira Markey is a proud father of four kids. He has a beautiful set of twin daughters whose names are Aishat and Simiat. Also, he has a son whose name is Farouq Fashola (Jojo) from another woman.
Naira Marley Songs
Below is a list of all Naira Marley songs. If you are a fan of Naira Marley, you may be familiar with some of the songs mentioned here:
- Marry Juana.
- Drummer Boy.
- Fly Away.
- Am I a Yahoo boy Ft Zlatan Ibile.
- Issa Goal Feat. Olamide & Lil Kesh.
- Issa Goal Remix Ft Simi, Falz, Olamide, Lil Kesh and Slimcase.
- Illuminati Feat. Zlatan Ibile.
- Money on the Road.
- Hang Wit Me.
- Ko Si Werey.
- Rice & Beans.
Naira Marley Awards and Nominations
YEAR AWARD CATEGORY RECIPIENT RESULT
2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Viewers’ Choice “Soapy”
Won 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Song of the Year“Soapy”
Nominated 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Best Pop Naira Marley
Nominated 2019 City People Music AwardsArtiste of the Year (Male)Naira Marley
Nominated 2019 City People Music AwardsStreet Song of the Year“Soapy”
Naira Marley Religion
Naira Marley is a Muslim by birth. He was born into an Islamic home and this brought about his first name ‘Azeez’. Also, the names of his brothers and kids are all Muslim names.
Naira Marley House
Azeez Fashola known as Naira Marley has been said to have purchased his 5th house in Lekki in July 2020, so that is to say the Marlian Music boss currently has 5 houses across Lagos.
Naira Marley Cars
Naira Marley is reported to own a number of exotic cars due to his affluent social media lifestyle, one of the latest being a 2014 Bentley Continental currently the Crown jewel in his fleet.
Naira Marley Mercedes Benz
Naira Marley with Toy Porsche
Naira Marley Instagram
Naira Marley is an active user of Instagram where she connects and interacts with his millions of fans and followers. He has 6.5 million followers with the username @nairamarley.
Naira Marley Net Worth
Naira Marley’s net worth is estimated at one billion naira.