Folarin Falana, popularly known by his stage name, Falz, is a Nigerian rapper, songwriter, and actor who is known for his socially conscious music and outspoken activism. He is also the son of renowned Nigerian lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana.
In a recent video posted on his Instagram page, Falz disclosed that he had undergone knee surgery. He shared that he had sustained a knee injury while playing football on the 23rd of November 2022. After undergoing an MRI, it was discovered that he had completely torn his ACL, which is a common injury among athletes.
Falz expressed his gratitude for the support and prayers he has received from his fans and fellow celebrities, acknowledging that the journey towards recovery will not be an easy one. He stated that he is determined to make a full recovery and will not let the injury hinder his music career or activism.
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As an activist, Falz has been vocal about several issues affecting Nigeria, including police brutality, corruption, and social injustice. He has also used his music to address these issues and advocate for change. His song “This is Nigeria” was a remake of Childish Gambino’s “This is America,” which addressed the social issues plaguing Nigeria. The song received widespread acclaim and recognition for its boldness and unapologetic message.
Falz has proven to be an influential figure in Nigerian music and activism, and his recent injury has elicited an outpouring of support from his fans and colleagues alike.