This is a special announcement as Waje releases a brand new single titled “Lover” featuring EmmyBlaq.
“Lover” by Waje comes as a follow up to her previous song tagged “Feeling Good” alongside Masterkraft.
Aituaje Iruobe, known professionally as Waje, is a Nigerian singer whose vocal range covers three octaves. She first gained recognition after being featured on the remake of P-Square’s “Omoge Mi”. Waje was also featured on the duo’s 2008 hit track “Do Me”. Moreover, she contributed vocals to Banky W’s “Thief My Kele” and M.I’s “One Naira”. In 2016, Waje was one of the four judges in the inaugural season of The Voice Nigeria.
Waje’s vocal range covers three octaves. She was found singing in church. She studied social work at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) and worked part-time in tourism. In 2007, Waje launched her music career. She was still a student at the time and paid her dues by doing many free shows and gigs.
In 2008, she featured in the P-Square hit track titled “Do Me”. This track was widely known across Africa and some parts of Europe. She participated in Advanced Warning (a reality TV show which featured artists that are on the verge of a breakthrough). The reality show was organized by MTV Base South Africa and Zain Nigeria, where she was the runner up
In 2010, 360nobs.com did a special spotlight on Waje with the emphasis “Words Aren’t Just Enough….I’m Speechless”
Waje has shared the stage with artists such as Wyclef Jean in South Africa, opening for Kerry Hilson during a show organized in Calabar, and has also worked with artists who had hit singles, including “One Naira” with M.I and “Do Me” with P-Square. She collaborated with Dencia on “True Love” and has songs that have received awards and nominations. She released her self-titled debut studio album in 2013.
Waje made her acting debut in the 2014 film Tunnel, alongside Femi Jacobs, Patrick Doyle, Nse Ikpe-Etim and Lepacious Bose. Directed by Stanlee Ohikhuare, the film is centered around a young pastor’s life.
In November 2014, she released the music video for the Diamond Platnumz-assisted “Coco Baby”. In August 2015, she released the single “Left for Good”, featuring Patoranking and Godwin Strings. Waje was featured on “Strong Girl”, the theme song for One’s Poverty is Sexist campaign, and also joined Bono for the Lagos campaign in
2015.Waje was announced as one of the judges on The Voice Nigeria, alongside 2face Idibia, Timi Dakolo and Patoranking.
Waje – Lover Featuring EmmyBlaq is one song that everyone should update his playlist with.
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