Aituaje Iruobe, popularly known as Waje, is a name that resonates with many, not just for her enchanting voice that covers three octaves, but also for her inspiring journey in the Nigerian music industry. Born on September 1, 1980, in Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria, Waje’s life is a testament to the power of resilience and passion.
Waje’s journey into the world of music began in 2007, while she was still a student at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She gained recognition after being featured on the remake of P-Square’s hit single “Omoge Mi” and later on their 2008 hit track “Do Me” Her talent and dedication have earned her a place as one of the judges of the debut season of “The Voice Nigeria” talent show in 2016.
But Waje’s talents extend beyond the stage. She is passionate about women empowerment and enlightenment, stemming from her experience as a young mother¹. This passion translates into her lifestyle, including her love for food.
While there isn’t much public information about Waje’s food preferences or cooking skills, she has been spotted as a chef for a weekend⁷, hinting at her culinary interests. Whether she’s whipping up a traditional Nigerian dish or exploring international cuisine, Waje brings the same energy and passion to the kitchen as she does to the recording studio.
In conclusion, Waje is not just a talented singer and songwriter, but also a woman of substance who uses her platform to inspire and empower. Her journey serves as a reminder that “Words Aren’t Just Enough” – a mantra reflected in her stage name³ – and that actions, resilience, and passion truly speak louder. Whether it’s through her music or her lifestyle, Waje continues to inspire and delight her fans around the world