Aituaje Iruobe, Nigerian singer better known as Waje, has rounded off ‘Red Velvet’ concert, her first-ever owned musical event, in a stylish way.
The sold-out event, which was dubbed the first ever Nigerian ‘bedroom musical concert’, held at the Muson Centre in Lagos, on September 1, 2019.
It featured bewildering performances from celebrated Nigerian artistes including MI Abaga, Adekunle Gold, Johnny Drille, Kaline and Chike.
From Nollywood stars and entertainers to colleague artistes in the Nigerian music industry, Waje’s concert had in attendance individuals of great personage including Omawumi, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Kate Henshaw, Ini Edo, Richard Mofe Damijo, Toke Makinwa and Shaffy Bello.
Others who were also in attendance are Adunni Ade, Basketmouth, Sound Sultan, Timi and Busola Dakolo, Chef Fregz, Kemi Lala, Latasha Nwugbe, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, among others.
Speaking at the event, Waje said the ‘Red Velvet’ concert would mark a pivotal point in her music career that would see her kick-start her mission of bringing alternative music to the mainstream.
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I am @johnnydrille mugu any day. This young man has come through for me many times and I can’t express my gratitude towards you. I’m so blessed to have met you in my lifetime and thank you for sharing the stage with me. 💗💗💗💗 I didn’t even know you’ll make it so it was a pleasant surprise. Performing #udue feat @johnnydrille @ the #redvelvetconcert
The much-acclaimed R&B vocalist also hinted that she would love to have the concert annually.
“I am so happy to do this. I would want to have this kind of event every year in order to bring alternative music to the mainstream,” she said.
At the concert, Waje’s scintillating voice and pronounced appearances spurred vivid moments of hysteria as the crowd screamed, sang along, and danced to her performances which was expected based on her ‘Red Velvet’ album released in 2018.
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King GOLD! A professional, A star and performer. You sabi!!!!! Thank you My dearest brother @adekunlegold . When @fatimaomokwe told me you’ll make it, I screamed like a kid in a candy store cause you know I am a FAN. I am indebted 💗💗💗💗 Performing why feat @adekunlegold @ the #redvelvetconcert Video coming soon.
The tracks she performed include ‘Soldier’; ‘Be Mine’; and ‘Got Sauce. Also included is Waje’s duet with Adekunle Gold for ‘Why’, which got the audience on their feet.
This was followed by her performance of ‘One Naira’ featuring MI, Nigerian rapper.
Among the stage performances that also thrilled the fans are Kaline’s sultry session, which saw her showcases her musical dexterity; Chike’s teasing of his upcoming studio album, and Johnny Drille’s unrivaled song.
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