Hailing from Austin, Texas, Wande—born Ywande Isola—is a Nigerian American hip-hop artist whose work has been featured on ESPN. Named by USA Today as one of six “Christian Hip-Hop Artists to Know,” her music effortlessly fuses intense raps and beautiful melodic singing while maintaining a message that expresses her faith.
Summary of EPISODE:
It’s tempting to believe that our way is the only route to achieving our goals. However, Nigerian American hip-hop artist Wande has learned that when trusting God, He often delivers on our dreams in a way we couldn’t even fathom. On this episode of VOICES’ Where Ya From? podcast, Wande sits down with Rasool Berry to discuss God’s hand in her journey from a young student rapping about biology in Austin, Texas, to Reach Records’ first female artist.
Notes and Quotes:
- “One thing I learned is whenever you’re walking with the Lord, He’s going to call you to do uncomfortable things sometimes.”
- “The Lord has plans, and He’s allowing us to be a part of it. It’s not about you. It’s about His plans.”
- “I would definitely say I’m literally doing this because God told me to be here, and He’s opened all the doors necessary for me to do what I need to do.”
- “You’ll never understand what it’s like to see the Lord come through if you don’t trust Him to come through.”
Links Mentioned In Show:
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- Check out our VOICES Collection from Our Daily Bread Ministries.
- Follow Where Ya From? podcast on Instagram.
- Look at Wande’s website.
Verses Mentioned in Show:
- Luke 24:13–25