|Date of Birth:
|May 10, 1991 (32 years old)
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What is Naira Marley’s Net Worth?
Naira Marley is a Nigerian singer and rapper who has a net worth of $1.5 million. He is renowned as the leader of his contentious fanbase, the “Marlians.”
Azeez Adeshina Fashola notably known as Naira Marley was born on 10 May 1991.
He migrated to Peckham, in South London, England, when he was 11 years old. Marley earned a distinction in business at Peckham Academy. At Crossways College, he majored in business law (now Christ the King Sixth Form College).
Following the discovery of his love for music in 2014, he started singing after being prodded to do so by close friends. Prior to the 2015 release of his debut EP Gotta Dance, he released the Max Twigz-assisted song “Marry Juana.”
The song “Issa Goal,” which he released in December 2017 with Olamide and Lil Kesh, served as the Super Eagles’ 2018 FIFA World Cup anthem. Olamide, Lil Kesh, Falz, Simi, and Slimcase contributed vocals to the “Issa Goal” official remix, which was released on June 16, 2018.
Naira Marley is an English, Pidgin, and Yoruba artist who combines Afrobeats and hip-hop in his music. His dreadlocks and stage name are both influenced by Jamaican artist Bob Marley, whom he passionately admires.
On May 3, 2019, Naira Marley dropped a smash hit song titled “Am I A Yahoo Boy” and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) later that day apprehended him. On June 27, 2019, just a few days after getting out of jail, he dropped another trendy single titled “Soapy.” He got the Viewers’ Choice award for “Soapy” at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards on January 11, 2020.
Naira Marley’s second EP, Lord of Lamba, a blend of hip-hop and afrobeat, was released on December 18th, 2019. The EP has six songs and includes cameo performers like Mayorkun, Young John, and CBlvck.
COVID-19 Lockdown Violation and Arrest
Naira Marley was taken into custody by the Nigerian Police Force for violating the lockdown order that President Muhammadu Buhari had issued for Lagos State in an attempt to stop the coronavirus from spreading all across the country.
He participated in a concert on June 13, 2020, in Abuja, Nigeria, defying the social isolation regulations and interstate travel ban aimed at preventing the COVID-19 virus from spreading. He appeared before a mobile court in Abuja following his trial by the FCT Administration.
On February 13, 2021, a story went viral online claiming that the Cameroonian government had decided to put off the much-anticipated Valentine’s Concert by Naira Marley. Due to jealousy on the part of Cameroonian performers who are uncomfortable with the popularity of Nigerian music and musicians in Cameroon, the concert had already been postponed twice by the organizer and moved to different locations before being totally shelved by authorities in the country.
Assault and Claim of Domestic Violence
Singer Naira Marley was charged with beating his signee Mohbad in a series of statements posted on his social media on October 5, 2022. The messages included images and videos of the rapper Mohbad, who was hospitalized due to his purported injuries.
Naira Marley, in response to the claim, however, described the incident as a “family affair.” The artist responded to the scene in an Instagram live video by asserting that Mohbad was probably “high” (alcohol-impaired) when making the complaint.
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