Popular Nigerian singer, Falz, just lately launched his much-anticipated album, ‘Moral Instruction,’ which is a physique of labor that sheds mild on the social ills within the nation.

Amongst the company current throughout his album listening celebration have been his dad and mom, Femi and Funmi Falana.

During the occasion, his mom used the chance to precise her concern about the truth that her son hardly goes to church.

While holding the microphone to discuss his new album, she stated,

“Folarin, you don’t go to church and I am bothered. I hope you would start going to church this year.”

In a chat with Saturday Beats, the singer stated his mom was proper as a result of he hardly went to church; nonetheless, he gave his causes.

“I’ve nothing in opposition to the church or going to church; everybody has the correct to practise the faith they want however personally, as a Christian, it has been some time that I’ve been to church. It doesn’t make me much less of a Christian.

“The most necessary factor is spirituality and your private reference to God. The motive I haven’t attended a church service in an extended whereas is as a result of I went to some church buildings and through sermons, I used to be put underneath undue strain. There was a time {that a} pastor referred to as me to the altar simply to acknowledge my presence for being in church.

“In my mind, I felt that the service was not about me. I felt that everybody was there to worship God, yet they were putting undue pressure on me. The pastor gave me the microphone to address the congregation and I was puzzled; what did he expect me to say to the congregation? These are some of the issues. I just want to go to church and worship God like a regular member of the congregation. I do not want that kind of attention. I was hoping that I would go to church on a Sunday and it would not be like any other day I’m at a public place or doing a show,” the singer stated.

The rap artiste, whose signature was his full beard, shocked his followers when he shaved it off. Speaking on why he shaved off his trademark, the rap artiste turned actor stated,

“I didn’t shave my beard due to the album; it was only a coincidence. I used to be filming a venture in relation to the album and I needed to look loads youthful and that’s the reason I shaved off my beard.

“I have been getting mixed reactions since I shaved my beard; some people tell me, ‘please, go and find our beard back’. I did not know that we owned the beard together. Other people told me that they love the new look and I am still a ‘sweet boy’ with or without the beard.”

He additional commented on his new venture, Moral Instruction, whereas saying he didn’t mock the Muslim Rights Concern in his new album.

“I didn’t mock MURIC within the track – Talk am – I simply stated that ‘Broda Muri shout finish, we no see am for court’. Whoever the shoe suits ought to put on it. What I stated was, ‘Broda Muri’, I didn’t point out anyone’s title; I may have been speaking about anyone.

“It took me a while to make this socially conscious album. I have been working on this project since 2017. We had the idea to produce the album, which was to talk about the social vices in the country, but we were waiting for the right mood and time to release it. This year, everything just worked perfectly for us and I think it is very necessary we do this now,” Falz stated.

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