Aminu Ladan Abubakar (Alan Waka) was Born at Unguwar Yakasai, in the ancient city  of Kano on 11 February 1973. He attended LEA Primary School, Tudun Murtala, Kano from 1980 to 1986. In 1992, he completed his secondary education in Kawaji Dakata where he obtained his SSCE Certificate. He attended Kano State Polytechnic and obtained a Diploma in Art and Design in 2007.

Aminu Alan established his own Art and Praise-Singing company named Taskar Ala Global Ltd in 2012. He is an artist, singer, poet and performer. He has received both local and international awards, especially in the Hausa Film, Art and Singing Industries.