UK Vasity: I ran away from home several times – Tiwa Savage says as she recounts struggles

Nigerian superstar,Tiwa Savage has revealed all she had to endure when she moved to the United Kingdom as well as her struggles in the University of Kent.

Recall on Friday, Tiwa Savage received Honourary Doctoral Degree from her Alma mater, the Universe of Kent.

In a video from the event, Tiwa Savage, dressed in academic robe was delivering her acceptance speech wherein he recalled all her struggles.

“I failed at a lot of things actually, I was bullied at school severely when I moved to the UK, I ran away from home a few times, I was suspended a few times from school,” she said.

“I also failed Principles of Finance at this very university when I was graduating.”

The singer also spoke about how she was “ridiculed a couple of times” across the globe.

“I’ve been globally ridiculed a couple of times, I’m not going to say what it is but it rhymes with ‘cape’, the irony,” she added.

Tiwa said despite all the struggles, she succeeded in becoming a “leading figure” in Afrobeats and has been recognised internationally.

But this same girl went on to become a leading figure in the global phenomenon called Afrobeats. And some call me queen but it’s Doctor Savage from now on,” she added.

The same girl also graduated with two degrees, I became the first female African woman to win the MTV EMA awards, I’ve covered many international magazines including billboards. I also became the first female artiste to be endorsed by Pepsi.”

Watch the video Below;

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