Nigerian award winning songstress and actress Tiwa Savage just revealed her hit track “Somebody’s son” was dedicated to Jesus Christ and not about finding an actual lover.
The song features American Grammy award winning artist Brandy.
Speaking during a performance at BudXLagos FIFA Kick-Off Concert at Eko Hotel in response to some naysayers who had opined that the song would not be a hit because only women seeking love or dealing with heartbreaks would freely relate with it.
During her performance the mother of one said, " they said this song would not be a hit because only females will listen to it. Men are not going to sing Somebody’s son.
Tiwa says the naysayers did not deter her from writing the song
but you know what I told them.... when I was writing that song, I was not even thinking about a relationship I was thinking about Jesus Christ because He is the real somebody's son."
Before going ahead to add,
" so I said to them people will relate to this song because whether you are female or male we all need somebody's son."
The Mystro produced hit song is taken from Tiwa’s critically acclaimed fifth studio project 'Water And Garri' and was released through Motown Records.
The collaboration with Brandy which Tiwa describes as “ a full-circle moment with her all time idol” is an honest and emotional mid-tempo record where the two form the perfect vocal team.
Tiwa added, “It’s a message of hope”
Fans are however not having it with most claiming that Tiwa is lying and came up with the excuse so as not to give the song more gist. Citing that some of the lyrics in the song have really nothing to do with Christ or salvation.
The song starts with Tiwa saying "Alakori ni bobo yen se" which translates to "he is a fool."