Sultry Singer,Tiwa savage officially signed a management deal with Jay Z’s Roc Nation last month.
Recently her profile was uploaded on Roc Nation’s official website where the mother of one talked about her husband, Tee Billz’ encouragement towards her music career. Tiwa reveals how her estranged hubby, Teebillz discouraged her from writing songs for people and encouraged her to return to Nigeria.
See transcription from profile here:
“I met Tunji and he told me about the growing Afrobeats scene back home in Nigeria. He thought I was wasting my talents being a songwriter & a backing singer and pushed me to move back to Africa. At first I thought it was a bit of a step backwards but he was adamant that this was my future. He knew it was what would set me apart from the rest.”
Before Tiwa Savage returned to Nigeria, the mum of one was signed to Sony/ATV as a writer providing back ups for several stars including backing vocals for Whitney Houston’s final studio album ‘I Look To You