Oluwatobi Wande Ojosipe

Wande Coal
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Updated: Nov 17, 2021

Birth Name: Oluwatobi Wande Ojosipe

Stage Name: Wande Coal

Birth Date: October 18, 1985

Occupation(s): Singer, Songwriter

Genre: AfroPop, Afrobeats, R&B

Years Active: 2006 - Present

Net Worth: Unknown

Personal Life

Wande Coal is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who was born on October 18, 1985, in Lagos Island, Lagos as the first of two children to Chief Ibukun Olufunto and Mrs. Omolara Oluwayemisi Ojosipe.


After his basic education at Staff Nursery and Primary School, Ijaniki, he moved to Federal Government College, Lagos to complete his secondary education. Wande is also a graduate of Curriculum Studies from the University of Lagos.


Wande started out as a chorister in his church when he was a teenager. At a concert at Unilag, he met D’banj and Don Jazzy and then became a dancer for D’banj. Afterward, he became a backup singer and eventually became a music artist.

In 2006, he got signed to Don Jazzy’s record label ‘Mo’Hits and featured on D'banj's Rundown/Funk you up album on singles such as ‘Loke’, ‘tonosibe’ and ‘why me’. Wande Coal’s first single – Ololufe off the CV album ‘Ololufe’ has been described as one of the greatest love songs ever written by a Nigerian.

Following a fallout between record label Executives, Don Jazzy and D'banj in 2012, Wande Coal, Dr SID, and D'Prince signed on to Don Jazzy's new Record Label ‘Mavin Records’ with the addition of Tiwa Savage from 323 entertainment acting as the first lady of the group. However, Wande Coal left the record label in 2013.


2020 – Realms

2015 – Wanted

2012 – Solar Plexus (Compilation Album)

2009 – Mushin to Mo’Hits

2007 – Curriculum Vitae (Compilation Album)


2010 – City People, Artist of the Year

2010 – City People, Outstanding Performance in the Music Industry

2010 – City People, Album of the Year

2010 – Hip Hop World Awards, Hip Hop Revelation of the Year

2010 – Hip Hop World Awards, Song of the Year

2010 – Hip Hop World Awards, Album of the Year

2010 – Hip Hop World Awards, Best R&B/Pop Single

2010 – Hip Hop World Awards, Artiste of the Year

2010 – Ghana Music Awards, African Artiste of the Year

2009 – Nigerian Music Video Awards, Best Afro Hip Hop Video

2009 – City People, Best Rhythm and Blues Singer of the Year

2009 – Dynamix Youth Awards, Song of the Year

2008 – UNIPORT Awards, Naija’s fastest Rising Superstar

2008 – Hip Hop World Awards, Next Rated

Personal Life

Wande Coal currently has two children.

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