Nigerian Artistes That Grew Up Abroad But Blew In Nigeria

Nigerian Artistes That Grew Up Abroad But Blew In Nigeria

3. Tiwa Savage

Tiwatope Savage Balogun was born in Ikeja, the capital city of Lagos State. She then relocated to London at the age of eleven just like Naira Marley. While she was attending secondary school, she was a player for her school’s orchestra band. Tiwa Savage was born with a silver spoon in her mouth; she grew up in a multicultural setting due to her migration from Nigeria to the UK, and then to the United States. After graduating with a degree in Business Administration from the University Of Kent, she started working at The Royal Bank of Scotland. At the age of 16, she did backup vocals for George Michael and lent vocals to other musicians such as Mary J. Blige , Chaka Khan, Blu Cantrell, Kelly Clarkson, Ms. Dynamite amongst others. Her hit songs are: Kele Kele Love, Love Me Love Me, All Over, Tiwa Vibes, etc.

4. JJC

Abdul Rasheed Bello aka JJC is a Nigerian musician who was given birth to on the 4th of April 1977, in Kano. The stage name JJC is a common Nigerian slang knows as Johnny Just Come; which means a person who has just arrived. Despite his Nigerian origin, he has been living in London for the last 25 years. He formed a group called JJC & The 419 Squad. This group won the 2004`s KORA All Africa Music Awards. JJC also worked with many African pop artists, like Bouqui, Don Jazzy, Weird MC, etc. He recently got married to the popular actress Funke Akindele, also know as Jenifa. JJC’s hit songs are We Are Africans, My Life, Feeling You, etc.

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