Nigerians Criticized my “Sexy Fashion” Sense – Tiwa Savage Reminisces


Posted On


Nigerian musician Tiwa Savage has opened up about the intense criticism she faced early in her career for her “sexy” fashion choices.


In a recent interview with Kiss FM in the United Kingdom, Savage recounted being heavily criticized for her “risky” songs when she was younger. She revealed that her admiration for Ayra Starr stems from her own experiences.

Tiwa Savage /

Savage expressed her love for Ayra Starr, stating,


“I love Ayra [Starr]. I’m obsessed with her. She’s amazing and genuine, too. It makes me emotional because when I started, I got criticized a lot for dressing too sexy and my lyrics being too risky.”

She noted that Ayra Starr has continued to thrive in the global music scene despite facing similar criticism from Nigerians over her fashion sense.

Ayra Starr /

Savage said,

“So, seeing someone, Ayra now…If I see her wearing the short skirts as they [critics] say, I’m like, ‘Make it shorter.’ And she looks amazing, she’s extremely talented. Yeah, she’s a star.”


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Latest News