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Listen to Tiwa Savage's New Album 'Celia'

Listen to Tiwa Savage's New Album 'Celia'

Tiwa Savage has officially released her highly-anticipated album 'Celia' which features Davido, Sam Smith, Stefflon Don, Naira Marley and others.

Tiwa Savage has finally released her fifth studio album titled Celia and it is an undeniably solid project filled with a number of bangers. The album boasts 12 tracks that fuse both Afropop and R&B—the Nigerian superstar's signature sound. Tiwa Savage is coming for it all this year with epic collaborations with international artists Sam Smith, Davido, Stefflon Don and Naira Marley.


Tiwa Savage released the track list for Celia only just a week ago. The then upcoming project was met with resounding positive responses across the board. Celia is reportedly named after Savage's mother and is a nostalgic take on the music Savage grew up listening to. In a recent interview, she explained how growing up with R&B and the legendary Fela Kuti's Afrobeat songs formed her identity as a woman and awakened her to the political inequalities in Nigeria.

Speaking more about her latest project in another interview with PulseNG, Tiwa Savage says:

"I'm so grateful, not just for that record, but what this means for my genre and the movement that we're pushing. I was having this conversation with my mom the other day, and I said to her, when she moved me to London, I was bullied so much for being African. I used to try and change my accent, and pretend like I wasn't African. And it wasn't cool... And so many people have the wrong impression of Africa. And now having huge legends like Beyonce doing a movement such as Black is King, and shining just a different light on my continent, it's just amazing."

Celia is sure to dominate music charts following the artist's recent performance of lead single "Dangerous Love" on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. Much like many of her stunning music videos, the performance was vivid and served luxe aesthetics. Soon after, Savage then released "Temptation" featuring Sam Smith which Rolling Stone described as seductive and sultry.

"Dangerous Love" is already a hit on the South African music scene and has been reworked by house music giant DJ Ganyani and De Mogul into two amapiano remixes. In "Koroba", Tiwa Savage critiques the socio-political state of life in Nigeria and the stunning visuals tell a lyrical story of slut shaming, female autonomy and government corruption.

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Sarkodie Is Not Feeling Any Pressure

The elite Ghanaian rapper affirms his king status with this seventh studio album, No Pressure.

Sarkodie is one of the most successful African rappers of all time. With over ten years of industry presence under his belt, there's no question about his prowess or skin in the game. Not only is he a pioneer of African hip-hop, he's also the most decorated African rapper, having received over 100 awards from close to 200 nominations over the span of his career.

What else does Sarkodie have to prove? For someone who has reached and stayed at the pinnacle of hip-hop for more than a decade, he's done it all. But despite that, he's still embracing new growth. One can tell just by listening to his latest album, No Pressure, Sarkodie's seventh studio album, and the follow-up to 2019's Black Love which brought us some of the Ghanaian star's best music so far. King Sark may be as big as it gets, but the scope of his music is still evolving.

Sonically, No Pressure is predominantly hip-hop, with the first ten tracks offering different blends of rap topped off with a handful of afrobeats and, finally, being crowned at the end with a gospel hip-hop cut featuring Ghanaian singer MOG. As far as the features go, Sark is known for collaborating mostly with his African peers but this time around he branches out further to feature a number of guests from around the world. Wale, Vic Mensa, and Giggs, the crème de la crème of rap in America and the UK respectively all make appearances, as well as Nigeria's Oxlade, South Africa's Cassper Nyovest, and his fellow Ghanaian artists Darkovibes and Kwesi Arthur.

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