Amazing singer and beautiful voicist, Waje has announced her first-ever owned concert, set to take place on September 1st, 2019 at the Shell Hall Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos.
The organizers have said that the concert will focus on Waje’s recent R&B album title “Red Velvet”.
Guests and fans have been promised a lovely bedroom musical from sensual, soulful lovelorn ballads to fierce energetic affirmations.
Johnny Drille is set to perform and the show will be hosted by the hilarious Chigul.
She had this to say on Instagram, “I have wanted to do this for a long time, to sing my truth to the world, my way. My goal has been to have a very intimate, passionate experience with you! The stars have aligned and it’s finally time! Please join me.”
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 was born in Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria. She is the first born and the first daughter in her family. She grew up in Benin City after her family relocated there. Her parents got divorced when she was young, and she had to overcome the difficult situations that followed her parent’s divorce.
Waje attended the Word of Faith Group of Schools and joined the choir. She sang gospel tunes to the delight of the late Archbishop Benson Idahosa. Idahosa was quite impressed with her singing and decided to help her during her entire secondary school days. Waje later relocated to Nsukka to attend the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, earning a degree in social work from the school. During her time at UNN, she performed at school concerts and fellowships. She listened to singers such as Whitney Houston and Aretha Franklin to improve her craft.
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