Tiwa Savage and Wizkid have both teamed up with International Disc Jockey, record producer & song writer; David Guetta as well as Pharrel Williams to work on a music project put together by the International advocacy organization; Global Citizen, in conjunction with Warner Music Group, UK’s based Parlophone and U.S. headquartered Atlantic.
The 4-track EP will be released on the Friday, 30th November, 2018 ahead of the Global Citizen Festival that will be holding on the 2nd of December, 2018 in South Africa.
Global Citizen Movement have always been a major aid to music and advocacy and this year they have decided to put together an official sound track that will serve as an escort to the advancement in the battle to completely put an end to extreme poverty by 2030.
According to the CEO of Global Citizen;
Hugh Evans, “For hundreds of years, we have witnessed the power of music in bringing people together to drive activism and demand change. We are thrilled to release Global Citizen EP 1 with new songs from these incredible artistes who stand with us in the fight to defeat extreme poverty, and we are extremely grateful to Dave Holmes, Parlophone Records and Atlantic Records for their dedicated partnership and support as we demand to see an end to extreme poverty by 2030.”
Beyoncé, Jay Z, Cassper Nyovest, Ed Sheeran, as well as some Nigerian stars in Wizkid, Femi Kuti, D’Banj and Tiwa Savage.
See Full track list of Global Citizen E.P below:
1. Rise Up (feat. Nelson Mandela) – Stargate
2. E-Lo (feat. Jozzy) – Los Unidades & Pharrell Williams
3. Timbuktu (feat. Stormzy & Jess Kent) – Cassper Nyovest & Los Unidades
4. Voodoo (feat. Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Danny Ocean & David Guetta) – Stargate & Los Unidades