Naira Marley Biography

Shifting our focus to the  Marlian President himself Naira Marley. Fashola Azeez  professionally known by his stage name Naira Marley is a prolific singer, songwriter and producer in Nigeria.

He got the stage name he is using now from his love  for the reggae legend, Bob Marley, a Jamaican singer and songwriter who is known as one of the pioneers musicians of reggae and the best ever to grace the reggae music. He depicted this by the hairstyle he carries.

Naira Marley in narrating how is musical career came into being said he never had initial plans to become a musician. He said it was as a result of trial gone well, a demo he did became a loved track and that gave birth to the Naira Marley we know today.

Naira Marley even with his controversies has proved over time that he is capable of dropping hits. Here are the Best songs by Naira Marley.

This song by the UK Afrobeats artist Naira Marley, saw him  feature the  YBNL Boss  Olamide and Lil Kesh. The song which became a major soundtrack during the world cup season talks about scoring goals and achieving success.

The song has received massive airplay since its time of release, also have been featured on major charts in the Country.

The beautiful visual of the song features fans doing the dance in different settings including gyms, living rooms and restaurants. There are also clips of the Nigerian team showing their goal scoring ability.

The lyrics is placed on a funky drum flow that makes it impossible for you not to move your body to it. Lovely song here. Check it out.


This song by Naira Marley talks about the vices facing the Country of recent. The song saw him talk about Nigerian youth’s massive relocation from the Country due to the bad economy hence the  “Japa” slang which means to abscond .

The UK AfroBashment pioneer did a mix of trap, grime and Afrobeats on this song.. Check it out.


This song is a freestyle to Wizkid’s Baba nla single. The song has gained major street acceptance since its time of release.

He shared his hustle and kind of lifestyle on this Final Freestyle he did in 2016.Lovely song here. Check it out.


This song by Naira Marley is seen as one of his most Controversial songs that allegedly led to his arrest earlier this year.The song was produced by  Rexxie.

The song was well accepted by the youths and immediately became one of the biggest hit songs that the Nigerian music industry experienced in 2019. The song spoke about him being an internet fraudster or not. Check it out.


This song is a street hit by the Marlian president and has over time generated discussions on whether it is a social worthy song.

The song over time has received massive airplay on TV and Radio stations across Nigeria , also featuring in major charts. He serenaded his core fans (Marlians) on this track, gives them priority and some new slang with gang name to continue with the trend on the street. He also shares some vital message about life.

Then for those still beefing on the street and downgrading him Naira tells them to stay back and don’t try coming close because he got a strong Gang now. Check it out.


Naira Marley opined that this song was dropped to make listeners feel good and forget every sorrow that bothers their mind even though people had some reservations to it.

This song was produced by Rexxie. This song over its time of release has received massive airplay on TV and Radio stations.

The song has also been featured on major music charts in Nigeria.The song also was complemented with a wonderful visual that had the dance step soapy featured in it. The visual to the song was directed by  TG Omori. Dope song here. Check it out.


This song saw Naira Marley saw him team up with the YBNL Certified hit maker Young John. This song  also has additional input on the production from Rexxie. The song is about Turning Up, partying and the Night Lifestyle.

Mafo is a Yoruba word that means not being scared. in this song Naira says one should remove fear from their lives and enjoy their affluence in the city called Lagos.

The Marlian President gave out the boldness needed on this powerful club favorite while also confirming that he is not a yahoo boy and the accusation was just a misconception.

The song has received massive airplay on TV and Radio stations both in Nigeria and UK. Lovely sound here. Check it out.


This song by Naira Marley is a dance-able tune that has over time received the street acceptance for a hit track. This was one of the singles he released after been released on bail from his EFCC controversial case.

The song is produced by Rexxie. The song  as expected was done in relations with the Zanku trend which has taken over the dance groove in Nigeria.

The visual that was released immediately the song dropped and was publicized on YouTube. It has over 3.3 million views.Lovely song here. Check it out.


This song by the Marlian president is another street hit. This song over its time of release has received  massive airplay on TV and Radio station, also featuring on major musical charts in the Country.

The visual to the song was Shot and directed by David Sule. Nice tune here. Check it out.


This is song by Naira Marley is  a  hip hop single .The song  is a song Naira Marley released some couple of years ago when he was still an upcoming artiste.

The song  is an hip hop tune with good lyrics flow.The song has received massive airplay on TV and Radio stations, also featuring on major musical charts.

The song was also complemented with a beautiful visual. Nice song here. Check it out .

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