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Kimberly P. Yow

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Christian Hip-Hop Star Wande Surprises Fans With New Identity

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Christian Hip-Hop Artist Wande has announced a significant personal change on her Instagram, revealing her decision to embrace a new name, “Anike” (pronounced Ah-knee-keh). This change comes after a period of prayer and reflection, during which she was reminded of her birth names, Mutiat and Yewande, which signify obedience and reincarnation. In collaboration with her mother and through divine guidance, Wande felt led to adopt the name Anike, which means “the goodness of God,” symbolizing a cherished and profound connection to her faith.

Wande explained in a recent Instagram post and accompanying video that this change is not a marketing strategy but a manifestation of her deep obedience and submission to God’s will. She quoted Philippians 38 to highlight her willingness to discard everything else for the sake of gaining Christ. Additionally, she referenced Isaiah 559 to underscore the higher wisdom and plans of God, reinforcing[…]

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