Nigerian comedy/rap artiste, Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz (Falzthebahdguy) has been announced as the winner of the Viewers’ Choice Best New International Act at the 2016 BET Awards.
Falz was in the same category as Section Boyz (South London), WSTRN (West London), Emtee (South Africa), Tkay (Australia) and MHD (France).
Falz has released popular albums which include Stories That Touch, Karishika Part 2, Bants: Season 1 and Shakara: The Mixtape.
Meanwhile South African record producer and DJ, Black Coffee won the Best International Act, Africa category. He was up against MzVee (Ghana), AKA (South Africa), Cassper Nyovest (South Africa), Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania), Serge Beynaud (Cote D’ivoire), Wizkid (Nigeria) and Yemi Alade (Nigeria).
The award presentation was done ahead of the main event which will take place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, United States of America on Sunday, June 26.