In the Nigerian music industry, Tiwa Savage and Yemi Alade are two sides of the same coin, which means that they are some contrasting way of looking at their various achievements without conflicting consequences.
Tiwa Savage and Yemi Alade are arguably the biggest Nigerian female artists and both are among the biggest female African artists as well, holding it down for almost a decade now in the industry, just like Wizkid and Davido feud, both have had their differences in the past and till date, the fans are still at war, its normal and very healthy for their career in keeping them relevant in music conversations.
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Both have churned out hit songs from the beginning of their career to date, having their various territorial dominance, achieving greater fits worldwide, and maintaining their different styles, there is little or no reason to compare them but because in one way or the other, the comparison is needed to evaluate the artistic importance of their effort and styles, hence why they will continue to be on the same conversation, the fans, on the other hand, makes the comparison more fun as they dig into their career stats to bant each other on social media, using different metrics.
On the other hand, Yemi Alade as a huge lover and portrayer of African culture tries to always connect Africans with the beauty and concept of her songs as well as her African energetic dance steps, with the idea of exporting African culture to the western world, her second studio album was titled “Mama Africa” released on March 25, 2016, centred around African theme with a guest appearance from other African acts like Sauti Sol (Kenya), Sarkodie (Ghana), DJ Arafat (Ivory Coast) with some Nigerian acts.
Tiwa Savage on its mixed African and modern fusion, somewhat regarded as one of the most versatile female artists, with her great vocals to effortlessly blend both elements, the unlimited creative concept helps to keep her floating and seamlessly find a balance to any features either African or modern style, her album is not limited to a particular geographical region.
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Meanwhile, both of them rules their game, and at the same pace and level on international recognition, they have had different local and international collaborations, representing the nation so well, taking a peep at their statistics, Yemi Alade edges on youtube while Tiwa savage takes up Spotify swiftly.
Yemi Alade was the first Nigeria female artist to reach a milestone of 100Million views on youtube with her debut visuals while Tiwa Savage is the all-time most streamed female Nigerian artists on Spotify across all credits.
This is why they are Two Sides of the Same Coin, and shouldn’t be rated above each other.