Kenyan hit makers and Africa’s Best Group, Sauti Sol, featured Nigerian queen of pop, Tiwa Savage, in new single “GIRL NEXT DOOR” following the success of MELANIN, this Maleek Berry- produced track laced in Polycarp’s renowned fancy guitar riffs is the second single off Sauti Sol’s LP titled AFRIKAN SAUCE.
The song was composed by Sauti Sol, mixed and mastered by Supersonic Africa, written and performed by Sauti Sol and Tiwa Savage, co-written by the phenomenal femcee, Fena Gitu from Kenya.
Following this collabo which is her first with Sauti Sol, Tiwa revealed her love for Sauti Sol’s work stating she has been their big fan.
Tiwa charged “It’s been such an honor to work with Sauti Sol as I have been a big fan of their work since their first album ‘MWANZO’ back in 2008,”
“I am looking forward to us performing GIRL NEXT DOOR live in Kenya in the near future.”she added.
Tiwa Savage is a top Nigerian songstress celebrated for her perfect fusion of afro beats, R&B and pop. Her mega hits including KELE KELE, ALL OVER and MA LO, and her signing to recognized labels: Mavin Records and Roc Nation have cemented her musical presence across the globe. Tiwa is also a stellar songwriter having written songs for numerous international artistes including Chrisette Michele. She currently has a songwriting deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing. She’s got two music albums to date: ONCE UPON A TIME (2013) and R.E.D (2015). Her acclaimed awards are drawn from top ceremonies including MTV Africa Music Awards, The Headies Awards, Channel O Music Video Awards, Nigeria Music Video Awards and City People Entertainment Awards, among others.