Falz has been in the news of recent facing both applause and criticisms since he released his controversial “This is Nigeria” video.


In an interview with BBC Africa, Falz talks to Usifo Umozokpea about his music video “This is Nigeria” which went viral, with millions of views within days of its release.


During the interview the rapper opened up his inspiration behind the viral video, “This is Nigeria” and his feelings towards the critics stating how they have missed the point of the video by shooting the messenger while ignoring the message.


“The video has been very well received, even initially when I was releasing it, I didn’t sort of anticipate the magnitude of reaction… I thought there will be some form of reaction and conversation but I didn’t know how largely it will be received”. he says


Watch the interview below:







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