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Wax Dey

ax Dey aka Nde Ndifonka (formerly known as Wax) is singer, activist and producer born in the politically radical city of Bamenda in Cameroon in 1981. In 2014, he was awarded Top 35 African under 35 by Young People in International Affairs (YPIA). He is based in South Africa, and also well known as a social activist, academic, humanitarian, and renaissance writer. His work includes fighting ills such as human trafficking and xenophobia across the African continent, working with the United Nations, for which he is a spokesperson. In May 2010, he was named 'Man of the Month' by USA magazine Ladybrille.

A self-taught guitarist and singer, the music of Wax is a mixture of African folk and western pop. He has released four albums: Ali gets his arms (2005), African soul (2008), African Dream (2009) and Number One Girl (2013). His record label, Lolhiphop Records is based in South Africa, and is home to South African singer, Peggy, who broke into the music scene in 2005 with the hit track, Uzonkhumbula.

Wax Dey was nominated for Best RnB, Best International Collaboration and Best Male Artist at the 2012 Cameroon Entertainment Awards (CEA).

In 2014, Wax Dey joined 18 other top African artists led by D'banj on the massive collaboration 'Cocoa Na Chocolate' [3] with the aim to promote agriculture in Africa.

Nde Ndifonka's publications include the play, "The Chosen one". His other writings include: Faraway Child (Southern African Short Story Review), On the Bridge (Southern African Short Story Review), and a chapter in the Rutledge Encyclopedia of Adolescence.

In 2011, Wax Dey joined Africa Magic Channel's Good Morning Africa show as a TV presenter.

In 2013, Wax Dey initiated a reality television show known as Number One Girl, broadcast on Canal2 International in Cameroon[4]. The show is a reality contest where 20 girls compete for a spot as the star of Wax Dey's new music video. Season 1 of the show rounded up in July, with Sarah Musango named winner.

Wax Dey has also made a guest appearance on popular South African soapie, Generations.