Tiwa Savage and Solidstar make a perfect pair for DJ Xclusive’s “Pose”

A throwback, sort of

While the rest of us only dream of our perfect music collaborations and imagine what they’ll sound like, DJs have no trouble turning it into a reality. Not only do they make great mixes, they also curate the most popular sound with collaborative singles.


Though in this case with “Pose”, both artists and DJ are partial to the Afropop genre, both Tiwa Savage and Solidstar even out their edges for harmony. Yet the synergy they share on “Pose” is every bit as harmonious as the beat influenced by Caribbean harmonies. The mid-tempo drums are elevated by the soka horns and synth pianos as Solidstar take the first verse and chorus—lifted from Baba Fryo’s “Dem Go Dey Pose” released in the 90’s—before Tiwa Savage’s verse. They boast with rapper type swag and enjoy a duet towards the end of the track.

The video directed by ADASA COOKEY is shot in a Lagos and set at a night scene with cameos from guest artists Solidstar, Tiwa Savage and DJ Xclusive himself.

See the video for “Pose” below.

Featured Image Credits: YouTube/Superstar DJ Xclusive

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