The award is the rapper’s first BET award, as he emerged winner on Saturday.
Other nominees in this category were Emtee of South Africa, Tkay of Zimbabwe, Section Boys of the U.K. among other artists.
Falz in a series of tweets thanked his fans and everyone that voted for him. He tweeted “Thank you so so much to everyone that voted and used the hashtag #IpickFalz!!!” He later tweeted “Ello!!! If you appen toe be in Los Angeli! Find me! Drinks on me tonight.”
Falz is the son of highly respected Nigerian lawyer and activist Femi Falana.
We wish him success in his career.