Teebillz, Tiwa Savage’s Husband : 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know



A Nigerian singer was trending on Twitter Thursday morning after her husband accused her of cheating and threatened suicide in a series of now-deleted Instagram posts.

Teebillz, the husband of award-winning singer Tiwa Savage, said in one of the posts, “Please just take care of JamJam. I sacrificed my life for you and put in work and my money to your success. You are Tiwa Savage the super star now right. You will never have peace with that fame. Your mother wants to turn me to what she turned your DAD to? I will rather die. Ask her to confess what she has done to me! All I did was look out for your success.”

According to The Nation, Savage and Teebillz have had marital issues that were “one of the worst kept secrets in the music/entertainment industry.”

Here’s what you need to know:

1. Teebillz Claimed the Posts Were Made on His Instagram Page After He Was Hacked



Teebillz, whose real name is Tunji Balogun, deleted the posts and then created a new Twitter account, claiming he was hacked.

“All the comment that was being made are not true and are not written by me Tunji Balogun,” he wrote on Twitter using the name @teebillztemp. “I am in the process of getting back my account and have contacted the appropriate authorities. All this writing is so not me. Read things I’ve written in the past, that’s not how I write.”

You can read some of the now-deleted posts below:

He also accused his wife’s mother of witchcraft in one of the posts.

“Lord knows I tried. I can’t take it anymore. I decided that I wanted to take time out from music business so you and me will not be in the same basket of the music industry,” he wrote. “You never supported me from day one. Every move I made and every project I lay my hands on was going all bad. Thanks to your mum witchcraft! Tell her to confess to you.”

2. He Accused Tiwa Savage of Cheating on Him With 3 Men

Singer-songwriter Tiwa Savage attends the BET AWARDS '14 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on June 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Getty)

Tiwa Savage attends the BET Awards ceremony at Nokia Theatre on June 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Getty)

In the Instagram posts, Teebillz accused Savage of cheating on him with three men, Don Jazzy, Dr Sid and 2face, according to Vanguard.

The three men are all part of the music industry in Nigeria.

Don Jazzy is an award-winning record producer and musician, Dr Sid is a singer-songwriter and dentist and 2face is one of the most decorated Afro pop artists in Africa.

Savage is signed to Don Jazzy’s label, Mavin Records.

3. The Couple Married in 2013 & Have a Young Son Together



Tiwa Savage and Teebillz married in November 2013, according to the Daily Times of Nigeria. They were wed in a star-studded ceremony in Lekki attended by several celebrities, including Don Jazzy and Dr Sid, according to the newspaper.

Savage gave birth to their first son in July 2015.

4. Savage Started Her Music Career by Creating Her Own Label With Teebillz

Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage wins the Best Female category at the MTV Africa Awards held at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Durban on June 7, 2014.  (Getty)

Tiwa Savage wins the Best Female category at the MTV Africa Awards, held at the International Convention Centre in Durban on June 7, 2014. (Getty)

Savage started her music career by creating a label with Teebillz, who also served as her manager, called 323 Entertainment. In 2012, she signed with Mavin Records.

She released her first solo album, Once Upon a Time, in 2013.

Savage has won a MTV Africa Music Award and co-wrote the track “Collard Greens & Cornbread” on the Grammy-nominated Fantasia Barrino album Back to Me.

5. Several Musicians & Friends Have Publicly Reached Out to Teebillz After His Instagram Rants

Teebillz  (Instagram)

Teebillz. (Instagram)

Several members of the Nigerian music business and other celebrity friends have reached out to Teebillz after his Instagram posts, BellaNaija.com reports.

Banky W wrote on Instagram asking Teebillz to call him, saying, “Bro, please PLEASE PLEASE CALL ME BACK. I know you’re reading this bro please call me back please. I love you and so does your wife and your kids. We can fix whatever it is or we can at least try. Please call me please.”

Others, including N6 and Seyilaw also posted on social media reaching out to Teebillz.

According to BellaNaija.com, Teebillz is “safe” and “with loved ones.”

A source told the website, “today has been a difficult and traumatic day for everyone. People should remember that there are children involved here and we should all be sensitive and supportive,” adding about Savage, “pray for her like you would your sister in this situation.”

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