BLK PRIME Signs International Star, Falz

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Silicon Valley funded BLK PRIME (SVOD) distributor inks multi-deal drama series with Nigerian star Falz

Folarin "Falz" Falana

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.

BLK PRIME, the Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) service available worldwide, announced a multi-season deal with Nigerian musician, actor and entertainer, Folarin Falana, better known as Falz, to play the lead role in the original drama series, Church. The show will premiere on BLK PRIME worldwide in late spring, 2018.

Falz plays the character, Church (short for William Randolph Church), a charismatic and intense Nigerian Billionaire. “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.”

"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,” says BLK PRIME’s SVP Programming, Scott Scherer.

About Falz
Folarin Falana (born October 27, 1990), better known by his stage name Falz is a Nigerian rapper, actor, and songwriter. He began his career while in secondary school after forming a group called "The School Boys" with his friend before his professional career in music began in 2009. Falz shot into limelight after his song titled "Marry Me" won him a nomination in the "Best Collaboration of The Year" category at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. In 2016 he won Best Actor in a Comedy Series at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and was voted the winner of the Viewers Choice Best New International Act at the 2016 BET Awards. He currently owns an independent record label called Bahd Guys Records.

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.

For Media Inquiries please contact LaLene Shepherd
lalene@blkprime.com or 510.925.0850

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