Tiwa Savage’s ‘Water and Garri’ Film to Premiere on Prime Video

Tiwa Savage’s executive-produced film, the Prime Video original “Water and Garri,” is set to premiere on May 10, 2024. In a recent interview with ABC, Savage shared insights into her experience working on the project, directed by Meji Alabi, and the personal growth it inspired.

Describing her role as an executive producer, Savage expressed how it allowed her to embody a “boss lady” persona and navigate various aspects of her life with confidence. Despite the challenges of juggling multiple responsibilities, she found the experience empowering and motivating, reaffirming her belief in her ability to achieve her dreams.

Savage revealed that acting has always been a passion of hers, and starring in “Water and Garri” allowed her to fulfill that ambition while continuing her music career. The film’s title, shared with her 2021 EP, reflects a full circle moment for Savage, blending her love for both music and acting.

Discussing the film’s themes, Savage emphasized its female perspective and focus on topics such as love and female empowerment. She expressed her desire to contribute to the representation of women in Nollywood and African cinema, highlighting the importance of diverse storytelling in the industry.

Savage also commented on the global rise of Afrobeats, noting its cultural significance and its roots in African music traditions. She celebrated Afrobeats’ resurgence in commercial music and its ability to reconnect audiences with the soulful rhythms of African music genres.

Overall, Tiwa Savage’s involvement in “Water and Garri” reflects her multifaceted talents and her commitment to promoting diverse narratives in the entertainment industry.


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