Currently one of the leading hits in the region, and across the continent, the song project bring by Kenyan Award winning group Sauti Sol, featuring Nigerian queen of Afro-pop artist, Tiwa Savage single is a must watch.
While it turns out a favorite all over the radio and television airwaves, it further lures many to the dance floor.
GIRL NEXT DOOR it is, which follows the success of MELANIN, this Maleek Berry- produced track laced in Polycarp’s renowned fancy guitar riffs is the second single off Sauti Sol’s LP titled AFRIKAN SAUCE.
The song was composed by Sauti Sol, mixed and mastered by Supersonic Africa, yet it was written and performed by Sauti Sol and Tiwa Savage, co-written by the phenomenal femcee, Fena Gitu from Kenya.
GIRL NEXT DOOR revolves around a love story between a guy and a girl on the same block (Bien Aime and Tiwa). The music video shot in Lagos, Nigeria was directed by Unlimited LA.
“It’s been such an honor to work with Sauti Sol as I have been a big fan of their work since their first album ‘MWANZO‘ back in 2008,” stated Tiwa.
“I am looking forward to us performing GIRL NEXT DOOR live in Kenya in the near future,” she added.
Sauti Sol has been eying Tiwa Savage for years and always wanted to work with her. The collabo was seamless and everything the band anticipated it would be
Special about Sauti Sol is that it will unveil a song each month off the AFRIKAN SAUCE LP. In November 2017, they released MELANIN featuring Patoranking – a mega hit which has surpassed 4.6 Million YouTube views in just one month. MELANIN has been voted among Africa’s best songs of 2017 by Okay Africa, among other publications.