With the current buzz the Nigerian musician is getting, it’s still shocking that some music fans do not know who Naira Marley.Below are things you never knew about Naira to get you familiar with the currently-heavily trending artiste.
- Naira Marley has dual citizenship. He is Nigerian and at the same time a British
- He was born in Nigeria but relocated to the United Kingdom at the age of 11
- He never had the aspiration to become a musician but a hypeman/MC until he later discovered his talent in music
- He is the owner of 2017 street hit single; “Issa Goal”
- His remix of “Issa Goal” which featured
Olamide , Simi , Falz & Slimcase was adopted by the Nigerian Football national team as their theme at the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia
- He is the number one street gangster in the street of Peckham in London, England
- He has been arrested 124 times in the United Kingdom
- He was arrested by the EFCC in Nigeria on the 10th of May, 2019 at about 5;30 am in relation to cyber crime.
- He has an 11-count charge levelled against him by the anti-graft agency
- He will appear in court to answer to his charges on Monday, 20th of May, 2019 and if found guilty, he will likely face 7-years in jail.