Tiwa Savage Biography and Lifestyle

Tiwa Savage Biography and Lifestyle

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Tiwa tope was born in Isale Eko on the 5tj of February 1980. “You could be wondering how old is Tiwa Savage, well she is currently 40 years old now.”

Shw was raised in a multicultural home. Tiwa moved to London at the age of 11 alongside with her Mother Cecilia and her Father. She lent a back up vocalist when she was 16 years old for the Legendary singer George Michael.

Tiwa had a great passion for music right from the inception. Even when she was in high school she played Trombone in the local orchestra band.

As a young talent with so much passion, Tiwa went further to lent vocal recording to many other prominent Artistes, such as Kelly Clarkson, Mary J. Blige, Emma Bunton, Andrea Bocelli and among others.

Tiwa was also luckily enough, she had performed on the same stage with top musicians like Eminem, 50 Cent, Destiny’s Child, Robbie Williams, Sting and the black eye peas.

However, all these made her an experienced musician even before she started her music career. Been very beautiful and brilliant, Tiwa graduated from Business Administration at the University of Kent.

Thereafter, she got a profitable job at the Royal Bank of Scotland. Tiwa still enjoys music, so she left the job in pursuit of her music career.

Later on, She enrolled at the Berklee College of Music, Private College in Boston for professional singers, where she graduated with a degree in music at the age of 27.

She was very keen at developing her career and achieving her music dreams and life goals. She once said that the experience she had in the United States and that of the younger students gave her a very big inspiration and determination as well.

Her business education also played and important role too. According to her, it made her get the clearer picture of the business in Nigerian music industry.

When she was interviewed, tiwa said “At this point, I’m a professional and I’m also immune to any kind of deception”.

Tiwa savage picture. Source: Instagram


In the year 2006, Tiwa Savage participated in show hosted in United Kingdom called X-Factor. Though she did not make it to the live show stage, but the talented young lady managed to advance to the final 24.

Shw was very unhappy for not being the winner of the show, but she managed to contain her emotion because according to her, she wants to be a role model to those watching her on television and not the other way round.

Tiwa never stopped working and developing on her career. Three year later, she signed a deal with Sony/A TV music publishing Company in 2009.

Tiwa was very hardworking; to this effect, they appreciated her amazing song writing talent and hired her to write songs for their most famous performers, same in 2009.

Therefore, she wrote songs for people like Kat Deluna, Monica, Baby Face, and Mya. Tiwa write many songs for Monica. One of songs is ‘Catch me’.


She also wrote a song that was nominated for Grammy Award 2010, “Collard Greens” and “Combread” sang by Fantasia Barrino.


1.Kele Kele Love: Tiwa Savage released kele love in June 2010. The song hot nominated at several awards such as The Headies Award in 2012.

Kele kele love was the lead single in her Debut Studio Album ‘Once Upon A Time’ which was released in the year 2013.

The song was accompanied by a video which was shot and directed in Los Angeles, United States, by Jerry Chan.

The hit single received massive airplay and there after, Tiwa performed the single in so many concert.

2:Love Me: After releasing kele kele love, Tiwa dropped. Another hit single titled Love me in the year 2011. The song was produced by H Money.

Later on, she dropped the video which was shot in Los Angeles by popular video director, Sedan.

It was so amazing, how Tiwa was dishing out lovely melodies mixed with her lovely cool voice.

3.Without My Heart: this song came as a surprise because she didn’t put a notice before releasing the song in 2011.

The song featured Don jazzy. It impacted a lot in Main Records. The video of the hit single without my heart has amassed over 3million views on YouTube so far.

4.All Over: All over is a hit single that was dropped by Tiwa savage on the 9th of August, 2017.

The song was massively accepted by the public and also became an instant hit in Nigeria and all over Africa.

The video was shot a month just after the song was released and got over 28 million views.

So far, the video is the second highest most viewed video Tiwa savage has released so far.

5.Eminado ft Don Jazzy: Eminado means “Goodluck Charm”. The hit single featured The Main Records Boss ‘Don Jazzy’.

The hit single is the 7th track on her hit Debut studio album “Once Upon A Time” which was released in the year 2013.

However, the video was nominated for the most Gifted Video of the year at the 2014 Channel O Music Video Awards.

her fans all over the world gave both the track and it video a very befitting and warm acceptance; to the extent the Nigerian Movie Industry known as Nollywood adopted the music title in one of the movies they produced in year 2014.

The movie starred some popular Actors like John Okafor (Mr. Ibu) and Pope Umoh (Okon Calabar).

6.Sugar Cane: This hit single remains one of the best song Tiwa savage has released so far, for the fact that Nigeria music is concerned.

The melody, lyrics sounds, intact every thing about the song is wow. It was released on the 22nd of September 2017 by Mavin Records and 23 Entertainment.

Sugar Cane being her Debut E.P, the song is filled with Sweet juice and love tone. The E.P is available on iTunes, Spotify, and other music vendors.

7.Malo ft Wizkid: Malo was released on the 22nd of September, 2017. The song was written and produced by Same person, ‘Spellz’.

The hit single featured Wizkid. Malo has such a wonderful sound and some juicy tone.

At first, the song started with a space that allowed Spellz show case his producer Talent. Then Tiwa Savage entered with her sweet vocals.

Wizkid is not left out though, he did a wonderful verse too.

Tiwa Savage is indeed one of the most gifted and prominent Nigerian female Artiste this Generation have.

Chinonso David

Blogger at Viddablaqblog Chinonso David is a Unique and Professional Blogger, Entrepreneur, Student and CEO of Viddablaqblog. He is a Former student of University of Nigeria, Nsukka (Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry) and Currently a Cadet of the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil-Kano. In this blog, he mostly profile Nigeria Celebrity Gist, Biography and Music Reviews. You can follow him on Facebook Twitter and instagram.

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