Nigerian rapper, Falz reveals why he doesn’t attend church

Top Nigerian entertainer, Folarin Falana popularly called Falz has explained why he stopped going to church and how that does not make him less of a Christian.

The singer who reveals he values spirituality over religion became the talk of the town late last year when he released his album, ”Moral Instruction” in which some tracks took shots at the moral decadence in the Nigerian society.

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In a new interview with Silverbird television, Falz said:

“I’m not an atheist. I believe there is a God. But I believe in spirituality over religion.”

Falz’s mother, Funmi Falana, had complained about his persistence absence from church services after his 2019 debut album was released. She said;

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

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In the interview, he said:

“I have nothing against the church or going to church. Everyone has the right to practice the religion they desire. It has been a while that I have been to church. It does not make me less of a Christian. “The reason is that I went to a few churches and, during sermons, I was put under undue pressure. There was a time that a pastor called me to the altar just 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?” 

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Freddie, is a graduate of the University of Ghana. He is a film enthusiast, screenwriter and human rights activist.


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