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Fat Joe calls Tiwa Savage the “biggest African chic in the world” & the “African Rihanna” as she Collaborates with Remy Ma | Watch

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Tiwa Savage has been making waves ever since she teamed up with Roc Nation as her management label. Last week the music star was in Los Angeles to do some collaborations as well as to be part of the Grammy Week.

It has now been revealed that Tiwa Savage has an upcoming collaboration with American rapper Remy Ma.

Remy Ma and Fat Joe revealed this recently during an interview on “The Breakfast Club” where Fat Joe praised Tiwa Savage and called her the “biggest African chic in the world” and the “African Rihanna”.

Watch the full interview below.

Watch the “Tiwa” part of the Interview

25 Comments

  1. fairness

    February 16, 2017 at 7:00 am

    Go Tiwa! go Tiwa! go Tiwa!

  2. Joke

    February 16, 2017 at 7:24 am

    Congrats to Tiwa. That’s Sean Puffy Combs Fat Joe is talking about being a traitor…That’s P Diddy for you. He would sell his child to get out of trouble.

  3. finest

    February 16, 2017 at 8:07 am

    I so much loved her,cos she’s a kinda person full of emotions and expertise so my Africa mama roll up and never holl up

  4. Fan

    February 16, 2017 at 8:37 am

    Africa to the world!!!!!!

  5. D'Gifted

    February 16, 2017 at 8:44 am

    We are there already………….

  6. jess

    February 16, 2017 at 9:05 am

    I hate when they do that “African Rihanna” or “African Beyonce” or “African Madonna” thing.Tiwa is African Tiwa nothing more nothing less. It’s really not a compliment to describe our stars as a version of one American star.

    • TheRealist

      February 16, 2017 at 11:25 am

      @jess and co, while I understand the sentiment, the description is merely a referential point to the (often relatively uninformed) American audience. It’s not necessarily descriptive of Tiwa’s music but of her status to those Americans who (if we are being frank) have barely heard of her.

    • Seriously

      February 16, 2017 at 2:01 pm

      Thank you. Someone gets it. True talent is when you are in your own league. For example when you listen to Fela kuti, you can only say he’s inspired by James Brown not say he’s the james brown of Africa. Same for 2face, even Yemi Alade(she’s very talented and unique.

    • Dayo

      February 16, 2017 at 4:04 pm

      …and it took Fela Kuti 20 years after his death for the great music that he made more than 40 years ago (in the 1970s) to go mainstream globally.

  7. Sam

    February 16, 2017 at 9:40 am

    Abeg make e shift to one side, Tiwa Savage is no African Rihanna, Tiwa is Tiwa. Complement the babe for her hardwork and talent and not talk o.p, all these american entertainers sef, always feel too much of themselves. I dnt know why they always see we Africans as being inferior to them. AfricanMichaeljackson, African50cents AfricanRihanna Africandis, Why isnt there an AmericanFela?, rubbish!

    • Mawi

      February 16, 2017 at 9:53 am

      Thank you. They place themselves so highly thinking everyone worships them.

    • Seriously

      February 16, 2017 at 2:06 pm

      Tiwa seems more of a copycat, emulating American artists in her dressing and Art. Majority of Nigerian artists are nothing to rave about. Lyrics, videos content lacks unique creativity and innovation.

  8. Mawi

    February 16, 2017 at 9:51 am

    What da hell is ‘african rihanna’? Her name is Tiwa Savage. end of! We don’t need a Rihanna or Beyonce in Africa. Our artists are themselves & perfect in their own right & doing their thing & we are proud of them as they are. We don’t need your comparisons neither do we worship celebs like deities. Go away please. *irritated today*

  9. Jezebel

    February 16, 2017 at 9:56 am

    Rihanna and Tiwa should not be mentioned in the same sentence. If it was Tiwa that was brutalized by chris brown they would still be together. Tiwa looking apologetic and as if she’s just managing while Chris Brown with his non-quarter past three eyes would be feeling macho and waving his d*** around. Tiwa should just be described as African Tiwa. End of!

  10. epp us

    February 16, 2017 at 9:59 am

    pls somebody tell me specifically when he mentioned tiwa savage? abeg I cant watch the whole thing

    • BellaNaija.com

      February 16, 2017 at 10:56 pm

      We updated the post with a snippet of Tiwa’s name check

  11. Ijs

    February 16, 2017 at 10:01 am

    He said African Rihanna to give his audience an idea of the level she’s on and what they can relate her to. We always get irritated when foreigners think we are inferior. But looking at our systems and the underdevelopment even in the entertainment system, if you were foreign, wouldn’t you consider us inferior?

  12. Udegbunam Chukwudi

    February 16, 2017 at 11:07 am

    Hmmm, so we’ve downgraded from African Beyonce to African Rihanna. Up next African Rita Ora

  13. Papermoon

    February 16, 2017 at 11:52 am

    She is Africa’s Tiwa…… she is not some Rhianna wannabe. She can be better than her.

  14. critique

    February 16, 2017 at 12:13 pm

    abeg when do they start talking about tiwa? i can’t watch the whole hour-long interview to find it

    • hulaa

      February 16, 2017 at 4:13 pm

      9.20mins

    • Aj

      February 16, 2017 at 5:41 pm

      As in me too!!

  15. Nyc

    February 16, 2017 at 10:18 pm

    Danm BN did you hv to post a while one hour plus of the show!!! Could you not capture just the point where he mentioned her shuuu

  16. Nyc

    February 16, 2017 at 11:04 pm

    Good job BN,you are a true organized organization that’s listening and responding to the people. On like the other “one man show I wanna make quick money” blogs!!!

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