The Nigerian Afrobeats superstar, Tiwa Savage put up a thrilling 90-minute live band performance amidst a downpour at the Lugogo cricket Oval on Friday the 29th of July alongside an all-female line up of acts.
Organised by Jos Global, Talent Africa and Salphine Production, the Tiwa Live in Kampala concert was held under the theme, “Who Runs the World?”, and featured performances from Sandra Nansambu, Lamu, Laika, Jowi Landa, DJ Alisha, DJ Zato, Karole Kasita, Vinka, Winnie Nwagi and Cindy Sanyu.
The eager audience cheered exhilaratingly at the announcement of each performer and sang along to the divas’ songs as each act dazzled them despite the persistent drizzles. As she had promised at the press conference, Tiwa made sure to see every performance of the evening with a deep appreciation for Ugandan female talent and plans of future collaborations.
In order to not miss the moment when “Africa’s bad gal,” Tiwa Savage, went onto the stage, revelers pulled out their phones as the night’s hosts, Deedan and Sheila Salta, introduced Tiwa Savage’s hypeman Jay Breezy, who got the crowd ready for the night’s main act. Starting with her latest track, “Save My life” and ‘Ma Lo” which had the audience sing in unison following her melodic lead. Her 90-minute performance was interactive, emotional, and extremely entertaining that the audience braved the evening’s showers. They were more thrilled when the diva swore to get out of the canopy and face the rain
As the night’s hosts, Deedan and Sheila Salta, introduced Tiwa Savage’s hypeman Jay Breezy, who got the crowd pumped for the night’s main show, partygoers grabbed out their phones to make sure they wouldn’t miss the moment when “Africa’s bad gal,” Tiwa Savage, strolled onto the stage. Starting with her most recent songs, “Save My Life” and “Ma Lo,” which inspired the crowd to sing along with her melodious lead. The audience braved the evening’s showers because of the interactive, emotional and entertaining 90-minute performance and ere even more ecstatic when she vowed to exit the canopy and join her fans in the rain. “I’m not even going to perform under the canopy, I’m gonna be in the rain with you guys… because tonight I’m here for you”.
Dr. Tiwa Savage took revelers to church as she wrapped up her performance with “Somebody’s Son” off her latest Water and Garri EP that she revealed was written with a spiritual inspiration, from the fact that everyone needs the son of God in their lives.
As the last stop in her Water and Garri Tour, TIWA SAVAGE LIVE IN KAMPALA ended what seemed like a prolonged dry spell in the country with multiple showers of blessings.
TIWA SAVAGE LIVE IN KAMPALA was organized by JOS Global, Talent Africa and Salphine Production in partnership with Next Radio, NBS, New Vision, Mighty Rides, Sheraton Hotel, Pepsi Max, Hedge Marketing and Tusker Premium Cider.