Falz: Why I Stopped Going To Church

On June 8, 2019 0 Comment

Ahead of his headline concert this evening at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Falz has revealed why he stopped going to church.

In a new interview with Silverbird TV, Falz said he values spirituality over religion and it doesn’t make him less of a Christian.

“I have nothing against the church or going to church,” he said.

“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.

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“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?”

On the criticisms that greeted the release of the album, Falz said: “My songs are always going to be heard. The world is a lot smaller now; it only takes one post and it’s everywhere regardless of the attempts by powers that be to try to stop stuff here and there.

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“If you’re making this kind of music, you have to always be ready for the worst. Of course, ‘This is Nigeria’ was banned. We’re still in court. But I have my fundamental rights so you can’t really stop that regardless of what body you are.”

Speaking on his concert Falz explained that the Falz Experience is a one of a kind musical theatre show that showcases the unique sides of Falz the Bahd Guy, but this time with a twist.

However, fans can only speculate as to what Falz’s big surprises are.

The show will be produced by Livespot.


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