Me. Music. My world
Sheva or Folasheva
NIGERIAN RNB & HIP-HOP ARTISTE, SONGWRITER, AND PRODUCER
Folarin Ayeni aka ‘Folasheva’ is a Nigerian World Artiste and Producer. His passion for music began at an early age when he began covering popular songs with the piano at the age of 15. He uploaded these videos on YouTube, and amassed a good number of subscribers, and views. He attended Grace Schools where he completed both Primary and Secondary education, before moving to the United Kingdom for university, and nally Law School. While in the university, he ventured into other interest such as radio and music production, there, he nurtured some well garnered skills, and gained enough knowledge for a good foundation on the pursuit of his first love, music.
A major Football head, He was top midelder for his high school football team, the name FOLA’SHÉVÂ’ was derived from the name of his childhood football hero ‘Andriy Shevchenko and is full on Tottenham Supporter in the English Premier League and AC MIlan in Italia Serie A
With that in mind, Folasheva decided to take his music career further by becoming a recording artiste under the new indie Mavrik Music. His music can be described as ‘Universal’ combining a fusion of everything but with that hip hop feel to it; from catchy hooks, quirky verses and deep lyrics, one can only imagine the sound Folasheva brings to the industry. After taking a break in order to focus on his Law studies, he released couple of singles in collaboration with Mich Straw and Oz, members of his collective ‘Mavrik Music’ in 2016. A year after, he released ‘Made em Proud’ a tribute to all artiste who paved the way for the hip hop music genre in Nigeria. He has graced the stage with many artistes such as Burna Boy,Falz The Bahd Guy, Teni The Entertainer etc, at major music shows such as Gidi Culture Fest, Uber Live, Kraks tv Concert etc. In late November 2018, he released his debut album ‘When The World Turn Story’ (WTWTS). The 9- track project, shows Folasheva’s versatility as he takes his listeners on a journey through different genres, showing his lyrical prowess as a rapper, singer, producer and all-round creative. He features other talented acts like, Maka, Mich Straaw, Oz, Rubunu, and James Mavrik on this project. He also released ‘Confessions’ and ‘Breathe’ the same year.
His latest single ‘Better Know’ was released in March 2019, and he is currently working on new content with the likes of Ice Prince Zamani, Jesse Jagz, Ajebutter 22, Ozone, LeriQ etc. towards up coming EP project titled “Heart Of Gold” and mixtape titled “Shots | Lime | Rocks” (SLR) with Ozbeazy & super producer ShadyBizniz