Thursday, 7 February 2013

Wande Coal

Wande Coal, (born on October 18, 1985) as Oluwatobi Wande Ojosipe in Lagos Island, Lagos state, Nigeria, to Chief Ibukun Olufunto and Mrs Omolara Oluwayemisi Ojosipe. The first of two children, Wande had his Primary school at staff Nursery and Primary school Ijaniki and Secondary education in Federal
Government College ijanikin in Lagos State and headed on to University of Lagos (Unilag) Lagos State where he studied Curriculum Studies.

Wande like most great musicians started singing in the teenage choir at his church. He got his break in the Nigerian entertainment industry as a dancer. He continued improving on his vocals skills and got signed to Don Jazzy’s Mo’hits records in 2006. He featured on D'banj’s Rundown/Funk you up album on singles like "Loke", "tonosibe" and "why me". Being signed to Mo’ Hits records he is also a member of the Mo’ Hits allstars and played a major role in the released CV(Curriculum vitae) album. His first single of the cv album ololufe has been described as one of the greatest love songs ever written by a Nigerian.

Wande Coal has also recorded tracks with other Nigerian artists including ikechukwu, Naeto C, Dr SID, D’Prince, Wizkid and many more. In 2012 following a fallout between record label Executives Don Jazzy and D'banj, Wande Coal, Dr SID, D'Prince and Tiwa Savage signed on to Don Jazzy's new Record Label Mavin Records.

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