- American singer and songwriter, Pharrell Williams, recently shared his thoughts on Tiwa Sagave’s music
- The 48-year-old international star was one of the first people to get a chance to hear Tiwa Savage’s EP
- According to Pharrell, her song is a classic and people who don’t get it shouldn’t be listening to music
Top Nigerian female musician, Tiwa Savage’s music recently got the approval of American singer and songwriter, Pharrell Williams. Taking to social media, Mama JamJam, as she is sometimes called, shared a video of Pharrell’s reaction to her extended playlist (EP).
In the video, Tiwa disclosed that she hadn’t played the EP for so many people and was nervous about what the feedback might be.
Pharrell on the other hand seemed thoroughly touched by the song. According to him, the soul in the music was amazing. He added that anybody that didn’t feel the song should not be listening to music.
Explaining further, Pharrell said even though it wasn’t a commercial song, it was a classic. He however assured Tiwa that it was perfectly okay to have a classic song.
To further explain how the music he listened to affected him, Pharrell described the song as being like boat music, barbecue music and self-reflection music.
In his words:
“Anybody that doesn’t get that shouldn’t be listening to music. You’re right, it’s not a commercial song, but that’s a classic. And be clear that it’s okay to have a classic. That right there, that’s like boat music, that’s like barbecue music, that’s like self-reflection music.”
See the video below:
In no time, Nigerian fans and colleagues of the singer gathered in the comment section to praise Tiwa Savage.
Read what some of them had to say below:
"They not even ready."
"Drop it Drop it Drop it!! We are not READY!! WaterAndGarri"
"Awwwwwwwww bless him."
"We are not ready."
"Come on now way to go sis."
"Queen! I knew you had a plan. I knew you were going to pull off something like this. I just knew it. #TheGreatest"
"Classic is classic and mama jam jam I’m so happy and can’t wait for this."
In other news related to top African musos, Briefly News previously reported on South African musician and songwriter Anatii, who recently received a lot of love on social media.
This comes after a song he co-wrote won big at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards. Many Mzansi social media users believe that Anatii deserves the award for having penned the masterpiece Brown Skin Girl.
Many have felt that he is also a Grammy winner in his own right for his involvement in the song. So while Anatii isn’t technically a winner of the prestigious award, South Africans have decided to congratulate him anyway.
Media personality Lerato Sengadi took to Twitter and posted:
“Our very own Grammy winner... Anatii you continue to make us so proud! We miss you!”
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