Nigerian singer, Azeez Fashola, better known as Naira Marley, was on Friday picked up by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nigeria’s anti-graft agency.

He was, however, later released after interrogation by the anti-corruption commission.

Here is a brief Biography of Naira Marley.

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Azeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley is a fast rising Nigerian singer and songwriter born on May 10.

Naira Marley was born and raised in Agege area of Lagos State before he relocated to Peckham, England at the age of 11.

Afeez Fashola rose to fame for his hit single “Issa Goal” featuring Olamide and Lil Kesh.

The song was originally meant to support the Super Eagles at the Fifa world cup in Russia.

His stage name, Naira Marley came as a result of his musical inspiration from the reggae legend, Bob Marley.

His looks with his hairstyle dreadlocks is just the same as that of the music legend.

Naira Marley never planned on being an artist, he wanted to focus on being an MC and a voice-over artiste until he discovered his music talent.

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He used to pay for his friend’s studio session until he tried his luck one day and saw the potential in himself.

Naira Marley later did a solo track “Marry Juana” featuring Max Twigz and of course, the song became an instant UK street jam.

He who made his money from show bookings and sales of music has an estimated net worth of $50,0000.

Naira Marley Songs:

Marry Juana

Drummer Boy

Am I a yahoo boy Feat. Zlatan Ibile

Issa Goal Feat. Olamide & Lil Kesh

Magic

Dread Gang

Facetime

Illuminati Feat. Zlatan Ibile

Money on the Road

Hang Wit Me

Birthday

Back2work

+44

Praise and Worship

Flying Away

Like Chief Keef

Ermm

Outty

Rice & Beans

Japa

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