Popular Nigerian rapper, Falz, real name Folarin Babalola, will make his Hollywood debut in a new TV series titled “Church.”
Falz, who is popular for his role as Segun in “Jenifa’s Diary,” inked a multi-season deal with BLK PRIME – an American entertainment company funded by the Silicon Valley EFC Investment Group – and is expected to star as William Randolph Church, a charismatic Nigerian billionaire in the TV series.
“I am so excited to introduce my character, Church, to audiences around the world and to be a part of BLK PRIME’s mission of offering diverse streaming entertainment worldwide,” the Nigerian entertainer said via his Instagram page.
Also excited about the prospect of working with Falz, BLK PRIME, in a statement made by its SVP Programming, Scott Scherer, said;
“We’re thrilled to be working with Falz. With millions of fans around the world and nearly 3 million Instagram followers, Falz has proven to be a gifted performer with the ability to captivate an audience. Church is a complex character that will showcase Falz in a way audiences have never seen him before.”
The show will premiere on BLK PRIME worldwide before the end of June 2018.
About BLK PRIME
BLK PRIME is an American entertainment company founded by the Silicon Valley EFC Investment Group. BLK PRIME specializes in original media programming and provides global streaming video on demand.
BLK PRIME can be found online at BLKPRIME.com and through Roku and Apple TV.