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Thursday, April 21, 2022

Happy 25th birthday Oxlade

Happy 25th birthday Ikuforiji Olaitan Abdulrahman, professionally known by his stage name 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 50 best songs of 2020.

After the passing of his mother at a tender age, he was raised by his father and grandmother. His father was a lecturer at Lagos State University, where he gained admission to study History and International Relations. He enrolled for two years before dropping off to pursue his musical career.

In 2018, he was approached by A&R executive Bizzle Osikoya, right after the release of "Mamiwota" by Blaqbonez, off the Bad Boy Blaq ep, released through 100 Crowns, an imprint of Chocolate City. After his meeting with Bizzle, he signed a management deal with The Plug.
Thereafter he signed a publishing, licensing and distribution deal with The Plug Entertainment, and a record deal with Troniq Music.

On 27 December 2018, Davido allowed Oxlade perform at City of David concert in Lagos, and he opened for Wizkid in London at Star Boy Fest in 2019.

Oxlade recorded a break in the industry when a Blaqbonez heard his previous single ‘Sour’ and arranged to work with him. They both released a hit track titled ‘Mamiwota’ after hitting the studios. The song has so far garnered more than 250,000 views on YouTube. He further featured YBNL singer, Fireboy DML in a single, ‘Sing

On 10 March 2022, Oxlade signed a new deal with Columbia Records UK. On 18 March 2022, he released "Want You", his first single in 2022, one month after the sex scander. The song was produced by TMXO, and mixed by Spax. The music video was released on 18 March 2022.

Oxlade has released a good number of songs in the entertainment industry, including:

Causing Trouble
Hold on
Brixton Boy
Tables Turn
See Heaven
Teaching You

God bless your new age

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