Wande Coal, born Oluwatobi Wande Ojosipe, is a Nigerian singer who has proved on several occasions just how creative he is.
Coal was born in Lagos Island, Lagos State, Nigeria, to Chief Ibukun Olufunto and Omolara Oluwayemisi Ojosipe. The first of two children, Coal had his primary school education at Staff Nursery and Ijaniki Primary School, and his secondary education in Federal Government College Lagos in Lagos State, and went on to the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Lagos State, where he studied Curriculum Studies.
Wande started of his music career as a signee under Don Jazzy’s record label ‘Mo’ Hits’ before it transitioned to Mavin Records. In 2008, the singer released his first studio album ‘Mushin To MoHits’ under the record label, an album which also placed the singer in the spotlight as it also featured D’banj and was chiefly produced by Don Jazzy.
While Wande released two solid studio albums under the record label, in 2013, Wande made moves to start his own record label.
The singer has also bagged for himself over fifteen awards and many nominations, In the wake of March, Wande was featured on Apple Music’s newest playlist that celebrates outstanding artiste in Africa, #AfricaNow.