. Africans doing it big on international level

perfect sunday we look at africans doing it big. Tiwa Savage This article may contain wording that merely promotes the subject without imparting verifiable information. Please remove or replace such wording, unless you can cite independent sources that support the characterization. (June 2012) Tiwa Savage Birth name Tiwatope Savage Also known as Tiwa Savage Born February 5, 1980 (age 32) Genres Afro Pop, R&B, Soul Occupations Singer-songwriter Years active 2010–present Labels Sony/ATV Music Publishing 323 Entertainment Mavin Records Associated acts Fantasia Barrino, Kat DeLuna, Akon, Jaicko, Don Jazzy, Wande Coal, Dr SID, D’Prince Website official website Notable instruments Vocals Tiwatope Savage, known under the stage name Tiwa Savage, is a Nigerian singer-song writer. She is currently
signed to Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Mavin Records. She co-wrote the track “Collard greens and Cornbread”
on Fantasia Barrino’s Grammy- nominated album Back to Me.[1][2] Savage is signed to SONY USA Record Label.[3] Biography Early life, career beginnings and
songwriting Tiwa Savage was born and bred in
Lagos, Nigeria. She is a Singer/
songwriter signed to Sony USA record
label. She graduated from Berklee
College of Music in 2007 and has since
then been working with music producers in the industry. Tiwa began
her music in the UK touring as a
background singer for artists such as
Mary J. Blige, Sting, George Michael,
Kelly Clarkson and Spice Girls. She
participated in the X-Factor, reaching the top 24. Savage wrote Jaicko’s “Oh Yeah,” Kat Deluna’s “Push Push”, Fantasia’s “Collard Greens & Cornbread,” and
performed background vocal credit on Whitney Houston’s album I Look to You. 2010-present: Ti Wa O Ni Baje On the business end Tiwa set her own
323 imprint with entrepreneur Tunji
“Tee Billz” Balogun and currently signed to Sony ATV as a songwriter. [1] Savage will embark on a solo career
and will release her debut album in
late 2012. She has also collaborated
with Chuck Harmony (Rihanna, Mary J.
Blige), Warren “Oak” Felder (Chris
Brown and Jennifer Lopez), and producer So Sick (Da Grin) just to name
a few, on her debut. Weaving an
eclectic collision of influences on her
record, the Nigerian native says her
album will blend “songs in my native
language Yoruba and some straight up R&B soulful pop records.” Tiwa Savage owns her own record
label, 323 Music Entertainment, with partner TJ. She is currently[when?] working on her upcoming album
under Mavin Records. Although Savage has not yet set a specific release date
for the album, she has released the
singles Love Me (4x) and Kele Kele
Love, which are both sung partly in
English and partly in Yoruba, her native language. Discography Singles Year Single Album 2011 “Kele Kele” Ti Wa O Ni Baje “Love Me” “Without My Heart (Featuring Don Jazzy)” Year Single
Album 2012 “Oma Ga” Solar Plexus