Oxlade Biography | Age | Career | Education | Net Worth
Oxlade (singer) Biography
Ikuforiji Olaitan Abdulrahman (born 22 April 1997), known professionally as Oxlade, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter signed to Troniq Music, Epic Records in France, and Columbia Records in the UK. He rose to prominence with the release of the song “Away”, which appeared on Rolling Stone’s 50 best songs of 2020. Oxlade was named the first Pandora Africa’s Next Artist in July 2022.
Early Life & Education
Oxlade was born on the 22nd of April, 1997, in Surulere, Lagos State. He grew up in Lagos State, which falls among the southwestern states of Nigeria. He was reared by his father and grandmother after the early death of his mother. Oxlade was accepted to study history and international relations at Lagos State University, where his father lectures. He first enrolled for t
Oxlade who is currently signed into Knostra Music, Substrate Music & The Plug Entertainment was once a singer in church. He was singing in church at the age of 10 and was good enough to become the junior choir leader. However, things became different when Oxlade switched to secular music. He received criticism from his maternal uncles who didn’t appreciate the fact that he stopped singing in church. He continued in his choice of music up to secondary school and up to when he got his admission into Lagos State University (LASU). His dropping out of school didn’t go too well with his parent who stopped faring for him. Oxlade almost gave up in music until Blaqbonez heard his single “Sour” and planned collaboration with him.
Oxlade was further given encouragement from the Nigerian music icon, Davido, via social media. According to Oxlade, Davido sent to him at the very point he was about to give up. Oxlade is known for his fusion of Afro-beat and soul. He has some hit singles to his record including, “happiness”, “Ojoro”, “Greed”, “Questionnaire”, “Sing”, “Mamiwota”, and his much-accepted track “Shugar”. Other singles which Oxlade has made a huge success from are;
Oxlade earned a spot in the hall of fame when he featured in Blaqbonez’s Mamiwota. In 2020, he released his first EP album titled Oxygene comprising of 6 tracks. Throughout his career, Oxlade has collaborated with Reekado Banks, DJ Tunez, Melvitto, and Jinmi Abduls and even international artists such as Skengdo, Sneakbo, and AM, in a track titled “Brixton Boy”. Oxlade performed in Davido’s Concert in 2018 at The O2 arena.
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Oxlade Net worth
Oxlade’s net worth has not been calculated as of the time of this post, but we can safely estimate his net worth to range between $50,000 – $100,000.
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