Wale Waves started writing songs at the age of 13. While in school, he discovered his interest in Music grew stronger by the days and within a short while he started playing around with his own compositions.
“Music to me is like the air I breathe, it’s practically the core of my existence” he describes his passion. Growing up with songs from James Brown, Michael Jackson, King Sunny Ade, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Ebenezer Obey, IK Dairo, Prince Adekunle and the likes helped develop his skills. His connection with the old school musical greats influenced the depth that is now synonymous with his music style. Little wonder people find it easy to connect with his song. He believes he wouldn’t be doing the kind of stuffs he does not if his dad had not been a music lover who constantly bought records of the artiste that later influenced him.
His adventure into the Nigeria Music Industry started as far back as 1997 when he performed at THE DTD SHOW, LEKKI. He waohed the crowd with his acapella performance alongside the then TWIN-X singers. Since then he’s been able to gather fans from all over the country, wherever he went to performer it was certain new fans would be made. His early single “Blunt” placed him on the music map as a vocal performer to watch out for. “Blunt” was given media hype and airplay, loved by everyone who heard it. He went on to record the Ibadan Anthem song “Ibadan La Wa”. The song spread like wild fire as everyone who hailed or lived in Oyo State, Nigeria and her environs quickly found in it a true song that represents the true essence and culture of Ibadan. The song made him very popular and later on the biggest Act in Ibadan.
Wale Waves refers to his music style as Afrocentric, “My style is basically Afrocentric R’n’B, Pop and Hip Hop…”. One can easily notice how he fuses his native language in his songs. “I like to represent where I am from, my songs are a reflection of my life and my environment. I am black and proud.” His vocal strength stands him out amongst his peers and the ladies just love to hear his voice, though he doesn’t count himself as a sex symbol he still agrees that a major percentage of his fans are the ladies. “I love the way they react when I perform on stage or just singing at a club.” .
The Vocalist Of The Award Winning Movie Sound Track FIGURINE & a former member of Gentlemen Quartet (G.Q) with Djinee(Ego crooner),Charles Iwuogo and Guitardious, released three new & most anticipated single’s of the year under his new management and partners ‘Ptrack Entertainment & Doobe Logistics respectively.
The single’s include; Alujo, Uncle Solo and Banana. Uncle Solo and Banana which is produced by the Veteran Producer ‘Puffy Tee’ and Alujo produced by his respected producer ‘Netto’.
The single’s officially dropped on the 17th of April, 2013. He also celebrated his birthday that same day! The event was tagged ‘Wale Waves Birthday Bash + Official Single’s Release.
The singles sure blew minds away. Wale Waves is giving you just the way you want it with his strong level of dynamism and versatility, telling you in the track “Alujo”, that you asked for it and it shall be accordingly given.
He came up with a fantastic true life story-song titled “Uncle Solo”, which trended on Ynaija.com for weeks (an article published by Seun Salami) and lastly, “Banana” a club jam with sexy appeal to it-something for the ladies; he says. “Wale Waves New Brand Is About Appealing To The Young & Old”.
In his words; this is my musical piece to you and I hope you will enjoy it as much as I enjoyed working on them”.
Alujo and Uncle Solo are both currently receiving massive airplays on radio stations across the country.
Thereafter, Wale Waves received the City People Magazine Crew in his hood bringing a letter which sys; ‘LETTER TO WALE WAVES, an Honorary Award to be given to you on June 12, 2013 for your continuous success in music and your contribution to the Nigerian Music Industry”.
Not so long did he receive another invite from the UK for the International Youth Arts Awards which is slated to hold in July.
Wale Waves refers to his music style as Afrocentric, “My style is basically Afrocentric R’n’B, Pop and Hip Hop…”. One can easily notice how he fuses his native language in his songs. “I like to represent where I am from, my songs are a reflection of my life and my environment. I am black and proud”.
Wale Waves is an embodiment of talents. A glimpse at any of his performances is sure to hold you spellbound, there’s just this special thing about him. Waves is back and better with a new brand made appealing to the young and old, male and female fans and audience.
He is repackaged and set to do stuffs for the global community with his indigenous content.