Tiwa Savage real name Tiwatope Savage gives her reason for entering into music.
The singer has been one of Nigerian Best Act after she ventured into music five years after she relocated to London for her secondary education at the age of 11. She didn’t “blow” immediately, she was a backup vocalist singer for prominent artiste such as Mary Jane Blige, George Michael Emma Bunton, Kelly Clarkson among others.
In 2012, Tiwa Savage moved back to Nigeria and signed with Mavin Records — “She self hustle small“. From ‘Kele Kele Love’ to ‘Ife Wa Gbona’ and many others, Tiwa Savage has been dropping hit.
Why Did She Venture Into Music? Tiwa Savage see music as a medicine that heals people. “I just wanted to use music to try to heal, I know we go through so much in life” She said on social media.
Tiwa officially got married to Tunji “Tee Billz” Balogun in 2014. They welcome a son together, named him JamJam. The couple parted ways in 2016 after Tee Billz accused Tiwa of infidelity and his mother-in-law of witchcraft. She debunked her husband’s infidelity claims and accused him of financial recklessness, drug addiction and abandonment in a interview conducted by This Day newspaper and Pulse Nigeria.
Tiwa Savage won Best African Act at the 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards, becoming the first woman to win the category.