Tiwa Savage, the acclaimed Nigerian artist, is poised to break new ground by becoming the first female Afrobeats artist to headline the renowned Wembley Arena in the United Kingdom. The iconic venue, with a capacity of 13,000 attendees, will bear witness to this momentous milestone in her career.
During an appearance on The Good Morning Britain Show, Tiwa Savage opened up about her extraordinary journey to superstardom, emphasizing the profound influence of her Nigerian heritage on her music. She discussed her performance at the coronation of Prince Charles and shared insights about her upcoming show in the UK. When asked about the rise of Afrobeats, Tiwa Savage highlighted its deep connection to black music’s history. She explained that Afrobeats traces its roots back to the music of African slaves, which later influenced genres like Hip Hop and Soul. This rich African heritage is what makes Afrobeats truly special.
Born in Nigeria, Tiwa Savage spent her formative years in the country before moving to the UK at the age of 11 to pursue her secondary and university education. According to the talented artist, her Nigerian upbringing profoundly influences her music, and she skillfully blends English with Yoruba to showcase her dual influences.
Tiwa Savage also shared her emotions surrounding her performance at the coronation ceremony of King Charles III. Although initially nervous, she expressed her honor and excitement at being the first Nigerian artist to grace such a prestigious stage.
The award-winning singer is scheduled to headline the historic Wembley OVO Arena on November 26, 2023, promising an unforgettable performance that will solidify her place in history.
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