Naira Marley Bio

Naira Marley Bio – Naira Marley is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who was born Azeez Adeshina Fashola on May 10, 1991. He is the president of his polarizing fan base, the “Marlians.”

Naira Marley Bio – Education:

He moved to Peckham, South London, England, when he was 11 years old. Marley graduated from Peckham Academy with honors in the industry. At Crossways College (now Christ the King Sixth Form College), he also studied business law. Naira Marley Bio

Naira Marley Bio – Career:

2014–2018: Career beginnings:

Naira Marley wanted to be an MC and a voice-over artist when he was younger. He started singing in 2014 after discovering his love for music and being inspired to pursue a career in music by close friends. Until releasing his debut EP Gotta Dance in 2015, he released the Max Twigz-assisted track “Marry Juana.” He launched the Olamide and Lil Kesh-assisted single “Issa Goal” in December 2017, which became the Super Eagles’ 2018 FIFA World Cup theme song. On June 16, 2018, the official remix of “Issa Target” was released, featuring vocals from Olamide, Lil Kesh, Falz, Simi, and Slimcase. Naira Marley’s music is a combination of Afrobeats and hip-hop, and he sings in English, Pidgin, and Yoruba. He got his stage name from Jamaican singer Bob Marley, whom he admires, and his dreadlocks are also a reference to him. Naira Marley Bio

2019–present: “Am I A Yahoo Boy”, “Soapy” and Lord of Lamba:

Naira Marley Bio – Naira Marley BioNaira Marley BioNaira Marley was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on the same day she released the Zlatan-assisted track “Am I A Yahoo Boy.” He released “Soapy” a few days after his release from prison on June 27, 2019. He won Viewers’ Choice for “Soapy” at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards on January 11, 2020. Naira Marley released his second EP, Lord of Lamba, on December 18, 2019, which was a blend of Afrobeats and hip-hop. CBlvck, Young John, and Mayorkun are among the guest artists on the EP, which has six songs. Killertunes, Rexxie, and Studio Magic were in charge of the production.

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Naira Marley Bio – Marlian Records:

Naira Marley announced the launch of his record label Marlian Records and unveiled CBlvck, Zinoleesky, MohBad, and Fabian Blu as signed acts during the “Marlian Fest” held at the Eko Hotels and Suites on December 30, 2019. On July 10, 2020, Naira Marley took to Instagram to launch Emo Grae, a new act under his label, with a new single and video titled 0903 featuring Buju. Lyta, a former signee of Olamide’s record label YBNL, has joined Marlian Music, which is owned by Azeez Fashola, best known as Naira Marley, a rapper and singer. Naira Marley Bio

Naira Marley Bio – Controversies

EFCC arrest:

Naira Marley Bio – The EFCC arrested Naira Marley, his friends Zlatan, Tiamiu Kayode, Adewunmi Moses, and Abubakar Musa on May 10, 2019. He was arrested just one day after releasing the video for his controversial single “Am I A Yahoo Guy.” The EFCC released Zlatan and three others five days later, but held Marley in detention due to overwhelming evidence against him. Naira Marley Bio. The EFCC charged him with 11 counts of fraud before a Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, on May 16, 2019. Although still in jail, he released the single “4 Nights In Ekohtiebo” on May 19, 2019. He addresses his business allies, enemies, and those who have admired him in it. He was arraigned in Federal High Court in May 2019 and pleaded “not guilty”; a bail hearing was scheduled for May 30, 2019. Naira Marley released “Why,” a song accompanied by a picture of him in handcuffs, on the day of his bail hearing. He was released from prison fourteen days later, on June 14, 2019, after being given $2,000,000 bail. A few days later, he published “Soapy,” a song about detention inmates’ sexual habits. He appeared in Federal High Court in October 2019 to face his charges. After an EFCC witness testified against him, his case was deferred until February 27, 2020. Naira Marley Bio

Flouting lockdown order:

He was arrested by the Nigerian Police Force for violating President Muhammadu Buhari’s lockdown order in Lagos State, which was imposed to stop the spread of the coronavirus in the region. Given the interstate travel ban and social distancing rules aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19, he performed at a concert in Abuja on June 13, 2020. Over the concert, he was arraigned by the FCT Administration before a mobile court in Abuja.

Valentine’s Concert In Cameroun:

News surfaced online on Saturday, February 13th, 2021, alleging that the highly awaited Valentine’s Concert by Naira Marley in Cameroun had been canceled by the country’s government. According to some digging findings by an online media site, the concert was already postponed twice by the organizer to a different venue before being canceled by the country’s authorities due to envy on the part of Cameroonian entertainers who are unhappy with the momentum of Nigerian music and musicians have in the country. Naira Marley Bio

Naira Marley Bio – Personal life:

Naira Marley has four children and is married to two women.


  • Gotta Dance (2015)
  • Lord of Lamba (2019)


  • “Kosi Werey” ft Olamide (2016)
  • “Issa Goal” (2017)
  • “Japa” (2018)
  • “Am I A Yahoo Boy” (2019)
  • “Bad influence” (2019)
  • “Opotoyi (Marlians)” (2019)
  • “Why” (2019)
  • “Soapy” (2019)
  • “Pxta” (2019)
  • “Back2work” (2019)
  • “Mafo” (2019)
  • “Tesumole” (2019)
  • “Tingasa” (2019)
  • “Aye” (2020)
  • “Dido Lobo”(2020)
  • “Mofoti” (2020)
  • “As E Dey Go” (2020)
  • “Chi-Chi” (2020)

Awards and nominations:

Year Awar Category Recipient Result
2020 Soundcity MVP Award Viewers’ Choice “Soapy” Won
Song of the Year Nominated
Best Pop Himself Nominated
2019 City People’s Music Award Artiste of the Year (Male) Nominated
Street Song of the Year “Soapy” Nominated

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