Wafande in Øksnehallen, 2014
|Birth name||Wafande Pierre Jolivel Zahor|
|Born||January 21, 1983|
Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen, Denmark
|Years active||2011 – present|
Wafande, born to an African father, a musician, and a Danish-French mother has roots in Denmark, France, Tanzania, Congo, Malawi and Oman. He grew up in Freetown Christiania, a neighborhood in Copenhagen, Denmark. Wafande moved with his family to France when he was 8 years old. He originally aspired to be a professional basketball player and even played for the French national youth basketball team and received a scholarship offer from an American college..
Upon his return to Denmark, he decided to pursue a musical career instead of going pro as a basketball player. Wafande’s big break was in 2011 with the platinum summer #1 single ’Gi’ Mig Et Smil", produced by Pharfar and Fresh-I.
|2011||Du ved det||4|
|2011||"Gi mig et smil"
(feat. Lille Kaka)
|–||Du ved det|
|2012||"Uartig"||6||Gold ||Non-album release|
|2014||"Django (Klar på noget dumt)"||13||Non-album release|
|"Se mig i dag"||40|