Sensational Nigerian singer, Aituaje Iruobe, popularly known as Waje has opened up on why she returned the 25 million naira a man invested into her music years ago.
According to the Edo born songstress, the man invested 25 million naira into her music when she wanted to shoot her “I wish” video (2012/2013). Everything was going smoothly, until the man he placed in charge of her wanted to do everything his way.
Waje revealed that she couldn’t take all that because it was supposed to be an agreement between both parties.
The mother of one made this known in an Instagram live interview with Music executive, Ubi Franklin.
” I carry the 25 million naira, returned it to them so that i can drink water and keep cup” she said…
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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 September 1, 1980, in Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria. She is the first born and the first daughter in her family.
She grew up in Benin City ,, following her parent’s relocation. Her parents got divorced when she was young, and she had to overcome the difficulty that accompanied her parent’s separation.
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.