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Waje Biography, Education, Age, Husband, Daughter and Songs

Waje Biography

Waje born Aituaje Iruobe, is a Nigerian singer whose vocal range covers three octaves. She was born on September 1, 1980 in Akure, Ondo State in Nigeria then moved to Benin City, Edo State. Waje is an acronym for “Words aren’t just enough”. She was the first child and the first daughter in her family. Her parents got divorced when she was young.


She attended the Word of Faith Group of Schools and joined the choir. As a young singer she once sang gospel tunes to the delight of the late Archbishop Benson Idahosa of Church of God misson int. Archbishop Benson was quite impressed by her singing and decided to help her throughout her whole secondary school days. She then moved to Nsukka to receive a degree in social work at University of Nigeria. During her school years, she focused on her musical works such as school concerts and fellowships.

She listened and learned from her mentors such as Whitney Houston and Aretha Franklin to improve her music.

She worked with the youths of her community through an organisation “Waje’s Safe House”, where she teams up with other NGOs quarterly to help fight for their cause. The first project supported under Waje’s Safe House was the Mental and Environmental Development Initiative for Children, assisting the Project HELP (Help Educate the Less Privileged) which the goal of raising funds for allowing children to continue their studies in the school in Makoko, through Ring Back Tones with her hit singles “Oko Mi” and “I Wish”.



Waje Age

She was born on September 1, 1980

Waje Daughter – Waje Husband

She is a single mother. Her daughter is Emerald Iruobe. The identity of her baby daddy remains unknown. We do however know she in the past, dated Nigerian rapper Gino.


  • Best Rhythm And Blues Singer 2011 City People Entertainment Awards
  • Best Female Vocalist 2011 Nigerian Entertainment Awards
  • Best Female Vocalist 2011 Hiphop World Awards (Headies)
  • Best African Art 2011 Deafa Afr0-Europe Awards
  • Best Vocal Performance 2010 South South Awards
  • Best Female Performer 2010 South South Awards
  • Musician Of The Year 2013 City People Awards
  • Best Regga/Dance Hall Headies 2013

Waje Songs

  • Omini Knowest
  • Left For Good
  • Coco Baby
  • Onye
  • No Be You
  • Oko Mi
  • Na The Way
  • Mma Mma
  • African Child
  • So Inspired
  • Spirit Of Africa
  • For A Minute
  • I Wish
  • One Naira
  • Do me
  • Coco Baby
  • Na The Way
  • OKO MI
  • To The Top
  • Ijeoma
  • No Be You
  • Higher
  • Fine Girl
  • Time Na Money
  • No Tomorrow
  • One Naira
  • Left For Good
  • Black And White
  • For a minute
  • Grind
  • One More Time
  • Kolo
  • Ada
  • Merry Christmas
  • Onye feat. Tiwa Savage
  • Jeje
  • Mountain
  • Onye ft. Tiwa Savage
  • African Child
  • Grind feat. Burna Boy
  • Only You
  • Na the Way
  • Break The Norm
  • Only You feat. M.I
  • 17
  • Grind ft Burna Boy
  • Black and White

Waje Music Video