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Falz 'Moral Instruction' cover.

7 Songs That Prove Falz Is the Moral Conscience of Nigeria's Youth

Falz has taken both popular and unpopular stands against the gamut of Nigeria's societal ills.

Falz has been the moraliser-in-chief of Nigerian pop and youth culture for all his career, which spans one joint EP with Simi, Chemistry (2016), and four studio albums: Wazup Guy (2014), Stories That Touch (2015), 27 (2017) and Moral Instruction (2019).

The man born Folarin Falana has taken unpopular stands against internet fraud, transactional sex, ill gotten wealth and the gamut of Nigeria's societal ills in his songs, social media and interviews, culminating in his latest album, Moral Instruction.

It's his most musically-mature record on account of the evenness of production, dextrous, fluff-free raps, bountiful humor and an emboldened crusading spirit. Below, we examine all of Falz' album releases for the seven songs that best present the rapper as the bastion of moral rectitude in Nigeria.

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Listen to Falz' New Fela Kuti-Sampling Album 'Moral Instruction'

The Nigerian rapper's new album is here.

Falz has just dropped his brand new album, Moral Instruction.

As the title implies, the new record follows the rapper as he tackles several topics dealing with Nigeria's social ills and issues with political & social awareness throughout its nine tracks.

The album notably samples Fela Kuti, who was undoubtedly outspoken about similar issues himself, in some of its standout songs.

"Johnny" flips Fela's "J.J.D. (Johnny Just Drop)," "Follow Follow" samples the afrobeat king's scathing attack on the Nigerian military "Zombie," "Amen" features elements from the hit "Coffin For Head of State" and "E No Finish" interpolates "Army Arrangement."

Additionally, the cover art for Moral Instruction was crafted by Nigerian artist and longtime Fela collaborator Lemi Ghariokwu—the man behind many of Fela Kuti's iconic covers.

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Falz Is on a Mission to 'Save Nigeria' In the Music Video for 'Talk'

Falz is back with another politically-charged banger.

Nigerian rapper Falz is back with his first music video offering of 2019.

Once again, the "This is Nigeria" rapper tackles various social ills plaguing Nigeria from greedy politicians, and an ineffective president to Nigerian's penchant for conspicuous consumption.

The music video begins with a young boy playing a video game with Falz as his character. The game gives him the options to use his Falz player to "Save Nigeria," "Relocate to Yankee" or "Join Gang." He chooses the first option, sending Falz into the real world where the rapper tries his hand at becoming a judge a politician and more.

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