Acclaimed Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage has made a foray into the motion picture world, she's landed a role in the new MTV drama series – Shuga.

Shuga is to be produced by MTV Base and the MTV Staying Alive Foundation in collaboration with NACA; the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; and UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund).

Directed by Biyi Bandele, other members of the cast include Ghanaian star, Chris Attoh, Maria Okanrende, Doras Fapson, Okezie Morro, Adeyemi Okanlawon, Sharon Chisom Ezeamaka, James Timini Egbuson and Kachi Nnochiri.

The Pepsi ambassador will be playing the role of Sade, glamorous owner of Badoo Tree nightclub, a favourite hangout of the key characters. Chris Attoh on the other hand will play the role of Kofi, a domineering husband.