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The rapper earlier nominated for the Award, was named the winner at the awards holding in Los Angeles, today, June 25, 2016.

The official Twitter account for BET made the announcement a few hours ago, tweeting:

Falz has continued to stand out in terms of his creativity and ingenuity, and has carved a niche for himself in the Nigerian industry.

He is known for his funny skits on social media, breaking out into a fast rising entertainer in Nigeria and far beyond.

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Big congrats to him.