Tiwa Savage thrill fans ;  performs new song ’49-99′ at Obalende Bus Park


Popular Nigerian female music star – Tiwa Savage recently staged a surprise concert at the Obalende Bus Park and it was such an amazing experience.

On Tuesday, September 17, 2019,  Tiwa Savage performed her new single, ’49-99′ to a large crowd under the Obalende bridge, on Lagos Island, Lagos.


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The song, which has generally gotten rave reviews, is the lead single off her forthcoming album under her new label Universal Music Group.

To the delight of the crowd – including few celebrities and media executives – under the bridge, the 39-year-old performed many of her hits that include ‘All Over,’ ‘Ello Baby,’ ‘Ma Lo,’ ’49-99′ ‘Diet’.


The singer released her Fela-inspired single titled ‘49-99’ on September 5 and explained that it referred to ”the 49 people standing and 99 seating in a typical molue bus”.

Explaining the inspiration for the title at a listening party in London a few weeks back, Tiwa said it came from the words “49 sitting 99 standing” in Fela Kuti’s ‘Suffering and smiling’.


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She explained further: “The song encourages the young to put down the sense of inheritance and work for what they desire in life, for a better tomorrow. We can’t sit on our old glories and expect things to change for the better.