INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTAR TIWA SAVAGE RELEASES COMPANION VISUAL TO “OLE FT. NAIRA MARLEY”
DEDICATES VIDEO TO VICTIMS OF INJUSTICE IN NIGERIA
DIRECTED BY ACCLAIMED DIRECTOR CLARENCE PETERS
OLE FT. NAIRA MARLEY IS TAKEN FROM CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ALBUM
Multiple award-winning Nigerian superstar TIWA SAVAGE today releases the visual for the politically charged record “Ole”taken from her critically acclaimed third studio album . “Ole” (meaning “thief!” in Yoruba), see’s Tiwa team up with NAIRA MARLEY – the self-proclaimed ‘bad boy’ of Nigerian music and President of his controversial fan base, known as ‘Marlians’. Using the core Afrobeats highly-energetic sound, Tiwa and Naira address corruption, broken promises and theft by Nigerian politicians by asking them to “share the money”. The Rexxie produced track ends with a skit of the now infamous NDDC “Honourable Minister, off your mic” session. Watch “Ole” on YouTube .
Directed by renowned video director Clarence Peters, the visuals for “Ole” were shot in Lagos, Nigeria. Here, Tiwa and Naira play bounty hunters who serve as heroes in an apocalyptic version of Kalakuta – an alternate universe riddled with misfits, where the government has run its economy and county to the ground.
The visual release of “Ole” continues a successful year for Tiwa Savage. She released her much anticipated album through Motown Records / Universal Music Group which not only cements her stance as a global force to be reckoned with, it showcases her unique and borderless sound. The album includes previous releases “Dangerous Love”, “Temptation” ft. Sam Smith and the chart-topping smash hit “Koroba”. This year she also made her U.S. late night television debut on , performed on the UKs, NPRs and co-headlined this year’s Afropunk Festival.
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