Nigerian afropop music sensation, Tiwa Savage has revealed how she attempted suicide twice after she suffered depression over racist comments while in London.
Talking about one of the best singer Africa has ever seen, there is no doubt that
Tiwa Savage will make the top ten as the ‘Koroba’ crooner has been able to
take her music to another level.
However, she has also been made to face some tribulations that many would have
never thought she would face in her lifetime and some of this challenges
has led to her thinking about committing suicide.
The mother of one in a recent Black Box interview with BBNaija host, Ebuka Obi-
Uchendu on ‘Bounce Live Radio’ disclosed how she was on the verge of killing herself.
According to Tiwa Savage, she attempted to take her own life as a result of the
bullying she received as a black kid in London.
Tiwa Savage disclosed she moved to London with her mother at the age of 10.
She also said her strong Nigerian accent at the time was mocked by her
classmates in school.
In her words,
“I was teased so bad. They used to call me ‘African girl’, ‘Foo foo’, ‘Your food smells’ and so on. It was terrible. It was so bad that I literally tried to kill myself two times. I was really depressed.”
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Fans will be glad Tiwa Savage was able to overcome the challenges as her life have been able to affect many lives positively.