Our WCW for this week is the ever delightful Waje- songwriter, singer, actress and mother.
Born in Akure, Ondo State, she is the first child and the first daughter in her family. She came into the limelight courtesy of several features from well know artistes like P-Square and M.I.
With her ever growing list of accolades here are a few facts about her you probably never knew:
1) Her name WAJE is actually an acronym for “Words Aren’t Just Enough”. It’s not coincidental that that’s the title of her first studio album which was released in 2014.
2) She has an 18-year old daughter, who is just as gorgeous as her mother. “Her name is Emerald.”
3) Her full name is Aituaje Aina Vivian Ebele Iruobe.
4) She is best buds with fellow artiste Omawumi and they pretty much do everything together.
5) Her first feature with a known act was with P-Square, on their popular hit track “Do Me” in 2018.
6) She made her acting debut in a movie titled “Tunnel”, which also starred top acts like Femi Jacobs, Nse Ikpe-Etim and Patrick Doyle.
7) Her siblings are very much involved with music- her brother Smokey Tunes is a producer.
8) She studied Social Work in University of Nigeria Nsukka.
9) She participated in Advanced Warning, a reality show organized by MTV Base South Africa and Zain Nigeria where she emerged as the first runner up.
10) She has won several awards including: Best Female Vocalist 2011 – Nigerian Entertainment Awards, Best Female Vocalist 2011-Headies, Best Female performer 2010 – South South Awards and Best African Act 2011 – DEAFA Afro Europe Awards.
The sky is the limit for Waje and we are happy to celebrate her and have her as our #WCW. Did we miss any interesting fact?
Written by Doyinsola Olaniyan @Doyinsola_
Photo Credit: glamsquadmagazine.com, lagostoday.org