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Watch the Music Video for Tiwa Savage's 'Ello Baby' Featuring Young John & Kizz Daniel

The star Nigerian singer shares a colorful music video for her latest single.

Tiwa Savage shares the colorful music video for her latest single "Ello Baby," featuring fellow Nigerian artist Kizz Daniel and producer Young John.

The video sees the trio in a bubbly mood, preforming the love song amidst various outdoor settings and backdrops. One standout scene, features Tiwa on a chair suspended in the air, effortlessly matching the row of palm trees behind her in a green ensemble. The video is clean and simple, letting the song itself take center stage.

Check it out below, directed by Sesan.

Tiwa Savage, Kizz Daniel, Young John - Ello Baby (Official Video) youtu.be

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After booking a major deal with Universal Music back in may, the "Queen of Afrobeats," Tiwa Savage is back with her latest single 'Ello Baby.'

The song features fellow Nigerian artist Kizz Daniel as well as Young John on production. "Ello Baby" is a bubbly love song, that sees Tiwa singing in both pidgin and Yoruba about a lover. Kizz Daniel handles the chorus, offering energetic lyrics atop the track's percussive production.

The singer shared the new single on her Instagram page on Thursday, telling listeners that the song is one we can dance to. "You go whine waist tire...upgrade your zanku o," she wrote.


Last November, she became the first female artist to snag the Best African Act award at the MTV Europe Awards. She followed that up by dropping the heartfelt single "One" in December.

With her continued success and new label deal, we're excited to see what else the star has in store for 2019.

For now, listen to her latest single 'Ello Baby" below.

Tiwa Savage, Kizz Daniel, Young John - Ello Baby (Audio) www.youtube.com

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A Candid Conversation With Olamide & Fireboy DML

We talk to the Nigerian stars about the hardest lessons they've learned, best advice they've even been given and what Nigeria means to them.

Olamide and Fireboy DML have been working together for three years, but the first time they sit down to do an interview together is hours after they arrive in New York City on a promo tour.

It's Fireboy's first time in the Big Apple — and in the US — and the rain that's pouring outside his hotel doesn't hinder his gratitude. "It's such a relief to be here, it's long overdue," he tells OkayAfrica. "I was supposed to be here last year, but Covid stopped that. This is a time to reflect and refresh. It's a reset button for me."

Olamide looks on, smiling assuredly. Since signing Fireboy to his YBNL Nation label in 2018, he's watched the soulful young singer rise to become one of Nigeria's most talked-about artists — from his breakout single, "Jealous," to his debut album Laughter, Tears & Goosebumps, hit collabs with D.Smoke and Cuppy, and his sophomore release, Apollo, last year.

Even while he shares his own latest record, UY Scuti, with the world, Olamide nurtures Fireboy's career with as much care and attention as he does his own, oscillating between his two roles of artist and label exec seamlessly. His 2020 album Carpe Diem is the most streamed album ever by an African rap artist, according to Audiomack, hitting over 140 million streams. When Olamide signed a joint venture with US-based record label and distribution company, Empire, in February last year he did so through his label, bringing Fireboy and any other artist he decides to sign along for the ride, and establishing one of the most noteworthy deals on the continent.

Below, Olamide & Fireboy DML speak to OkayAfrica about their mutual admiration for each other, what makes them get up in the morning and how they switch off.

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