Oxlade’s real name is Ikuforiji Abdulrahman Olaitan. He is a talented Nigeran Artiste, Singer, Song-writer, and a Stage Performer. Born on 22 April 1997.
He was born and raised by his grandmother, in Lagos State Nigeria. Oxla is currently 23 years old, He is a versatile Singer with the music genre of Afrofusion, Afrobeats and Pop.
Oxlade is (currently) Studying History and International Relations at Lagos State University,(LASU) where he was known for his love for music.
Oxlade Musical Career
Oxlade begin his career from the church alongside creative videographer Naya Effects and became the junior choir master not long after. He was upbraided for making No-religous music by his maternal uncles. This, also affected his activities in church.
Olaitan has been running after music right from his secondary school days despite disapproval from his father and ran it up until he gained admission into the Lagos State University (LASU).
He dropped out of LASU two years after enrollment into the History and International Relations department. This step didn’t sit well with his father, who in turn stopped catering for his needs.
Olaitan stopped recording and was just about to give up on music before Blaqbonez heard his previous Sole ‘Sour’ and arranged to work with him.
Oxlade most needed encouragement was given by Songster Davido, who sent him messages on Instagram filled with words of encouragement after he listened to one of his songs. Olaitan said that the messages came at the point where he was about giving up on music.
Describing his kind of music as Afro-fusion. He also paddle with a small portion of country, & soul all with roots from his homeland thus expressing his soul through his country’s music.
Oxlade first gained prominence in the mainstream when he featured on BlaqBonez’ Mamiwota, delivering a very catchy hook. The song topped several charts and this boosted Oxlade to the limelight.
He also featured alongside YBNL’s Fireboy DML on a song Sing. This was the song that really caught Davido’s attention and heightened his interest in the young singer’s career.
- Substrate Music
- Knostra Music
- Little Italy
- Teaching you e.t.c
the hit song “Sing” and the widely accepted “Mamiwota “ featuring BlaqBonez. Oxlade is fast becoming a force to reckon with in the industry, a fact reinforced by his latest hit and first official single “Shugar”, it is safe to say The Ox is here to stay.
Oxlade Networth is estimated to be $250,000.
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