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    Tiwa Savage Unveils ‘Water & Garri’ Soundtrack Album and Feature Film

    Tiwa Savage, well known as the anointed Queen of Afrobeats, has made a dazzling debut into the world of cinema with the release of the soundtrack album for her feature film, ‘Water & Garri.’ The highly anticipated feature film from Everything Savage and Unbound Studio is now available on Amazon Prime Video, accompanied by the soundtrack released through EMPIRE on the same day.

    Curated by Savage herself, the soundtrack album offers an amazing experience with ten original songs featuring a stellar lineup of artists from the realms of Afropop, R&B, and Hip Hop. Grammy-nominated stars Olamide and Ayra Starr, revered Nigerian singer-songwriter ASA, Cameroonian multi-instrumentalist and singer Richard Bona, gospel artist Zacardi Cortez, as well as rising talents Black Sherif, Young Jonn, Mystro Sugar, and The Cavemen, all contribute to the album’s rich tapestry of sound.

    Tiwa Savage Unveils ‘Water & Garri’ Soundtrack Album and Feature Film, EntertainmentSA News South Africa

    Variety magazine describes the soundtrack as utilizing live instrumentation and ambient sound effects to create an immersive experience, showcasing Savage’s signature overtone-singing against a backdrop of diverse sonic elements ranging from Afrobeat and Afropop to amapiano, R&B, gospel, and hints of mainstream trap and pop.

    Reflecting on her creative process, Savage shares, “People expect a certain sound from me, but in doing a soundtrack, I could experiment. African culture I either put it in my fashion or put it in my music, always. It’s because it’s beautiful to be African.”

    In ‘Water & Garri,’ Savage not only takes on her first lead role in a feature movie but also serves as its Executive Producer, marking a significant milestone in her artistic journey.

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