Tiwa Savage continues to expostulate with the critics that doubt her talent and singing finesse – one that identify her playing second fiddle to Nigerian counterpart, Effyzzie Music super diva, Yemi Alade, as Africa’s finest female singer in recent time.
Currently have the music world on pause to listen to her first project since 2015, a six (6) track Extended Play titled “Sugarcane“. From the top to the base, featuring the industry only Starboy, Wizkid, the Mavin Records doro diva definitely sink the doubt and reignite the wonderment that entranced American Hip-Hop/Rap Music Mogul, Jay-Z into signing her to his music empire, Roc Nation, early last year.
Worked with four of the industry amazing music producers – including Spellz, P2J, Babyfresh and Maleek Berry – for the project, “Sugarcane” represent an impressive bodywork from the SMD first lady in command fondly called African Rihanna.
Lead by a track with same title, “Sugarcane”, a record produced by one of the industry enigmatic serial hit-makers, Spellz, Tiwa replicated in song, the sweetness derived from consuming the sucrose rich tall perennial true grasses of the genus Saccharum – SugarCane”.
After leading the line with a resounding sound in “Sugarcane”, she decided to follow it up with a much calmed, mid-tempo top notch record marked “Get It Now” – a love inclined piece with lyrics encircled of a lady lost to the amazing touch of her dream man – crush – expressively letting her feelings out with the notion he’s already in same love boat with her.
With “Me And You” and “Hold Me Down“, involving two of the Africa’s finest music producers, Maleek Berry and P2J (Pro2Jay) respectively, Tiwa maintained her message of love, gave us reasons to love again or continue staying in love – both record are perfect tunes for quiet moment with your love one.
Closing the project with “Ma Lo” – not leaving out her previous single, “All Over” which represented the EP’s fifth track, a confirmed hit record – Tiwa Savage called up the only Industry Starboy, Wizkid, to grant it a deserving wrap up track – trading love lines in this enchanting and hypnotizing tune served under the production prowess of ace music producer, Spellz. The enthralling potency of the record left Coldplay‘s Chris Martin dancing in excitement.
Currently ranked top of iTunes top selling album in less than a week of its release, Tiwa Savage succinctly send message of her return to the throne after a long absent to the crown.
With Sugarcane, Tiwa gave us reason not to only see her as African Rihanna – as vividly made known by American Hip-Hop/Rap music mogul, Fat Joe – but deservedly as African Queen Bey – in light of Beyonce Knowles-Carter arguably the ruling queen of American music with amazing number of awards, outclassing any other in the industry, to support the submission.