Popular comic rapper, Folarin Falana, who is popularly known as Falz da bad guy, is the latest cast member of Nigeria’s longest- running hit series, Tinsel.
A son of respected lawyer, Femi Falana, he joins the cast as Kayode Beko-Williams, a young socialite with a heart of gold.
A statement issued by the producers reads, “Known for his skills, the rapper comes into Telema’s life at a time when she yearns for such a person.
“The soap is stated to get more exciting with Telema being a hard one to break and as such Kayode’s patience is tested on a regular basis.
“I’m excited about this one. It’s a serious role,” says Falz.
The talented rapper made history early in the year when he won the “Best Actor in a Comedy Movie/Series” award at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. His comic role as Segun in Funke Akindele’s TV series Jenifa’s Diary earned him the award.
In June, he also won his first Black Entertainment Television (BET) award. He was adjudged winner of the “Viewer’s Choice Best International Act” category.