Naira Marley speaks about growing up in Peckham, gangster life and transition to music in Vice UK interview

Naira Marley speaks about growing up in Peckham, gangster life and transition to music in Vice UK interview

- Rapper Naira Marley has shared some new information about himself in a recently released interview held with Vice UK

- The rapper spoke about his rough childhood in Peckham and how he formed No Manaz, who were the most violent set of people on the road

- Naira Marley also maintained that he is still a gangster even after leaving his previous life in that part of the UK

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Nigerian rapper Afeez Fashola aka Naira Marley has remained one of the most controversial artistes since his emergence in the music industry but not a lot of people know that he grew up out of the country.

The rapper’s interview with top media house, Vice UK, was recently released and it was packed full with a lot of revelations about his life before the fame.

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Speaking with UK media personality, Chuckie, the rapper who appeared to have returned to Peckham for a segment of the interview noted that it feels good to be back at a place where he grew up.

Naira Marley speaks about growing up in Peckham, gangster life and transition to music in Vice UK interview
Naira Marley opens up about gangster life in Peckham and doing music. Photo:@nairamarley
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Naira Marley went on to talk about the gangster life that was prominent in that part of South London and how everyone from kids to adults all had a history of going to jail.

The rapper also disclosed that he started making a name for himself and went on to form No Manaz. He also added that they were the most violent set of people on the road.

Fielding a question about how he started doing music, the rapper said he was asked to fill up a blank verse on a song and after he did, everyone who listened to the song fell in love with his part.

In a different portion of the interview, the Soapy crooner spoke about the level of violence he witnessed in London. Naira Marley also made it a point to note that he is still a gangster.

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"I wouldn’t say I was a gangster, I am a gangster."

On the issue of cybercrime, the rapper maintained that Nigerians are not the biggest when it comes to committing the fraudulent act but they have managed to become the face of it.

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Some weeks ago, Legit.ng reported that the rapper took to social media to expose his friends as cheats.

According to the rapper, any lady who is dating his friends is being cheated on. Marley on his Instastory shared several screenshots of responses he got from his friends who wanted him to take down the post.

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