30 highlights of Wande Coal’s career as he turns 30. Photo: Wande Coal/Instagram
Nigerian singer, Wande Coal clocks 30 yesterday, October 18 2015. Here are 30 highlights of the ‘Baby Hello’ singer’s career.
Wande Coal was born Oluwatobi Wande Ojosipe on October 18, 1985 to Chief Ibukun Olufunto and Mrs Omolara Oluwayemi Ojosipe on Lagos Island.
He is the first child of two children.
He attended the Federal Government College, Ijaniki, Lagos. Wande Coal attended the same secondary with Don Jazzy. Nollywood actor, O.C Ukeje was also a classmate of Don Jazzy.
He also attended the University of Lagos where he studied Curriculum Studies. Perhaps this inspired Mo’Hits joint album ‘Curriculum Vitae’.
Wande Coal started out as a singer in the teenage choir of his church.
He was also a member of the group formed in church named Salvation Boiz. The group also had singer, Chuddy K.
Forget his body, Wande’s foray into the entertainment industry was as a dancer.
He got signed to MoHits in 2006 after meeting with D’banj and Don Jazzy.
His debut single, ‘Ololufe’ is regarded as one of the greatest love songs ever recorded by a Nigerian act.The single was featured on Mo’Hits’ compilation album, ‘Curriculum Vitae’.
Before releasing Ololufe, Wande featured on D’banj’s ‘Why Me’ which made him an instant darling of music lovers.
In 2008, Wande dropped his hit single, ‘Bumper to Bumper’ which became an instant hit from Ojota to Suleja, Mokola to Lokoja and even beyond the shores of the country.
He dropped his debut album, ‘Mushin to Mohits’ in 2009.
The album also contained popular tracks like ‘You Bad’, ‘Taboo’ ‘Who Born The Maga’, ‘Sope Ti e’ and many more.
With the fading of his debut album, Wande in 2011 dropped three new singles which were positively accepted. They are ‘Go Low’, Been Long You Saw Me’ and ‘Private Trips’.
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Source:: The NET