Tiwa Savage And Brandy Are Ready For ‘Somebody’s Son’ In New Music Video is a mega-hit with over 19 million global streams and over 8 million music video views on Youtube.
The Nigerian superstar Tiwa Savage drops the new music video for “Somebody’s Son,” her standout collaboration with Brandy, Grammy award-winning artist, taken from her recent Water & Garri EP.
The new music video, directed by Meji Alabi, is a captivating and playful affair featuring both the Nigerian and American stars dueting together as the many possible sons pass by their set.
Tiwa Savage has called “Somebody’s Son” a “full-circle moment with her all-time idol.” “Thank you, Brandy. This is still so surreal. So beautiful, so spiritual,” she added on her social media.
The romantic track is the clear standout and most popular inclusion in her 6-song Water & Garri EP released back in August. It features Tiwa and Brandy singing about how “somebody’s son will find [them] one day.” “It’s a message of hope,” Tiwa explains.
We previously spoke to Tiwa Savage for our Moments With series, in a video interview in which she talks about her childhood, never taking ‘no’ for an answer, and Fela Kuti’s inspiration.
OkayAfrica also recently rounded up the 20 Essential Tiwa Savage Songs, which you should check out.
Watch Tiwa and Brandy’s new video for “Somebody’s Son” below.
The song, as the songwriter sings at the beginning, is the opposite of another sad love ballad, as she embraced the beauty of dreaming of meeting her forever plus one.
“Tired of getting it wrong. This won’t be another heartbreak song,” Savage sings. “Worried, I’m not worried. No, I no look for the embrace. Who wan settle for whatever and live your life forever displaced. My heart has been through much.”
Congrats to the unstoppable duo @TiwaSavage & @4everBrandy On the Global Success for #somebodysson pic.twitter.com/MTm1KYBRKe— U Music South Africa (@UMGSA) November 4, 2021
Tiwa Savage and Brandy used the smoothness of their voices for their song “Somebody’s Son,” but the newly released music video has fans in awe. In the music video, the richness of Black love was on full display as Savage sang about somebody’s son sweeping her off her feet one day.
“Somebody’s son ‘gon find me one day,” the Nigerian singer sang as she shared the screen with melanated men adoring her beauty.
In addition to men with their adorning beards gracing the screen, other parts of the video showed young men being loved on by their dads. The phrase “somebody’s son” was popularized after an Instagram page was created to showcase Black couples displaying PDA. Followers have since used the phrase to refer to their boos.
But as the two singers gave new life to the phrase, fans couldn’t help but point out how relatable the song is.