Tiwa Savage reveals some pertinent things about her former marriage & UK racial discrimination experience.

Tiwa Savage, makes revelations about former her marriage and souffrance as a black child in the Uk.The Nigerian star recounts her experience in her home which ended shortly after.

Two years ago, Tiwa Savage lived a fairytale lifestyle when she married her manager Tunji Balogun A.K.A Tee Billz in Dubai. The wedding ceremony had created a huge buzz, it was so sumptuous and romantic. Today things seem to have taken a whole different turn. Musician Tiwa Savage has revealed how she nearly committed suicide twice while in London.

Already before the wedding, rumours spoke of the violence of Tee Billz who regularly beat Tiwa. Some of the Nigerian singer’s friends even advised her not to engage with him. Today, the couple have had a child and Tiwa had a successful musical career with Mavins Record before joining Universal Music Group.

Tiwa Savage shared this information during her interview with Black Box with media personality Ebuka Obi-Uchendu on Bounce Live Radio. The award-winning singer and mother-of-one said she tried to kill herself following the bullying she suffered as a black child in London that she’s only going through tough times in her life.

Tiwa Savage has revealed that she moved to London with her mother when she was 10 to live and continue her education. She also said that her strong Nigerian accent at the time was mocked by her classmates at school.

In her words: “I was so teased. They called me African girl, foo foo, your food smells . It was terrible for a child of my age to go through this kind of situation. It was so bad that I literally tried to kill myself twice. I was really depressed because of his racist remarks towards me” .

From bullying in the UK to bad marriage, Tiwa insinuated her life isn’t a bed of roses.

Tiwatope Savage was born on February 5, 1980 in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria. She was 11 when her parent emigrated to the UK and then went to the US. This allowed her to grow up and experience a multicultural environment.