Popular female musician Tiwa Savage has been making some big waves in recent times. Moving away from her controversial role as a video vixen in Wizkid's Fever, the diva has gone on to win the Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Award (EMA). Now, she has been featured in the latest edition of British's Vogue magazine.
Tiwa Savage actually made history by being the firstAfrican female to win the award of the Best African Act at the behest of MTV EMA. Now, she has been yet again acknowledged in the foreign space by being featured in British's Vogue magazine.
Her ability to make her way into this prestigious magazine was most likely influenced by the recent sold out concert she had had in the United Kingdom. The concert named The Savage Tour had attracted a lot of people and widened her recognition base.
Tiwa was emboldened on the cover of the Vogue magazine even as she was captured wearing a black and orange dress and beautiful braids.
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As gathered by Legit.ng, the female music diva had made a point of talking about the challenges she faced as a female Afrobeat singer. She also talked about how her journey to greatness and to discovering her unique self.
According to Tiwa, her move to Nigeria was influenced by the fact that she saw the dearth of females in the Nigerian music industry. She greatly felt the need to fill in the gap.
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The excerpt on the cover page also focused on how Tiwa has come to accept her dignifying identity as an African woman.
“In everything I do – whether it’s using my native language, or an African beat – something is going to let you know I am an African woman. Against all advice – everybody was like, nobody is going to listen to African music, I moved back to Nigeria,” she said.
This acceptance is what has helped her to carve her own sound. Her music is a blend of the conventional R&B and the locally identified Afrobeat. Her unique songs has caused her to forge ahead in her career. Not only does is she signed to Don Jazzy's Mavin Records, she also has songwriting deals with Sony/ATR Music Publishing and Roc Nation.
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Although this is not the first time the mother of one has been mentioned in Vogue magazine, the fact that she was featured meant a lot to her, especially at this time. This was very clear from the caption she wrote while sharing the good news.
Not only did she encourage others to believe that they can be anyone they want to be, she also appreciated 'God's good humour.' She said: "Just felt like encouraging someone and myself yesterday about not fitting into the world's standard of beauty and today the @britishvogue December issue was released with me in it. God definitely has a great sense of humor. British Vogue .... WOWWWWW ❤️."
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