Tiwa Savage reveals how crush led her from acting to music


Nigerian music superstar, Tiwa Savage has shared a candid revelation about her career journey and personal motivations during an interview with MTV Live.

In the interview that surfaced online today, Wednesday, April 17, 2024, the renowned Afrobeats artist spoke about her transition from acting to singing, a shift that was driven by her romantic feelings for a man she admired.

Savage explained that she initially pursued a career in acting but changed course when she developed a crush on a man who was frequently around musicians. This personal connection influenced her decision to focus on music instead.

"I started singing because I had a crush on a man, and he was always around musicians," Savage revealed. "I wanted to become an actress, but when I saw this man, I decided to do music so he could get close to me too."

The confession provides insight into Savage's early career choices and the unexpected yet pivotal role her romantic interest played in her shift towards music. This journey has since led to her becoming one of the most prominent figures in the international music scene.