Oxlade Biography – Ikuforiji Olaitan Abdulrahman known professionally as Oxlade, is a Nigerian singer, performer, artist and songwriter.
He became popular after the release of his song “Away”, which appeared on Rolling Stone 0f best songs of 2020.
Real Name: Ikuforiji Olaitan Abdulrahman
Stage Name: Oxlade
Date of Birth: 22 April 1997
State of Origin: Lagos State
Age: 24 years old
Education: LASU (Drop out)
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter
Label: Troniq Music
Oxlade Real Name
Beside known professionally as “Oxlade”, the singer’s real name is Ikuforiji Olaitan Abdulrahman.
Ikuforiji Olaitan Abdulrahman popularly called Oxlade, was born on 22 April 1997 in Surulere, Lagos state
Oxlade lost his mother at a very tender age. Following her death, he was raised by grandmother and father, who is a lecturer at Lagos State University.
Following his High School education, Oxlade gained admission to study History and International Relation.
However, he enrolled for two years before dropping off to pursue his musical career.
In 2018, Oxlade was contacted by A&R executive Bizzle Osikoya, after the release of “Mamiwota”.
The song was from off the Bad Boy Blaq ep, released through 100 Crowns, Chocolate City record label.
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.
The singer gained more popularity after performing at Davido’s City of David concert in Lagos.
Also, he opened for singer Wizkid at Star Boy Fest in London. Following the sucess of the show, Oxlade released the music video for Away, directed by TG Omori for Troniq Music.
His Song “Away” earned him mainstream recognition, which peaked at number twenty three on the Nigeria’s music chart.
The singer released his is EP “Oxygene” in 2020. Later, he released “DKT” independently on 3 September 2020.
Since getting his breakthrough in music, Oxlade has collaborated with different Nigerian and international artists, including, Davido, Ms Banks, Ice Prince etc.
Oxlade got featured on the song “Overdue” from Coming 2 America studio album, curated by Sipho Dlamini, and released on 5 March 2021 through Def Jam Recording.
Since his fame, Oxlade has continued to break barrels in the Nigerian entertainment industry as an artist.
Oxlade has been nominated for various music award since is debut in the entertainment industry.
The singer was nominated in 2019 and 2020, for Headies music award.
Later, he got nominated at the All Africa Music Award and the African Entertainment Awards USA etc.
Oxlade’s sex tape with an unidentified woman was released on the internet. The singer became a controversial topic on Twitter.
The tape caused outrage on social media as he was accused of posting the content for clout.
Ojuju (Eclipse EP)
Pay Me (
Away (Oxgene EP)
Meanwhile, you can follow Oxlade on his official Instagram handle @oxladeofficial
Also you can follow the singer on his official Twitter page account @oxlade
Singer Oxlade is estimated to be worth over $100,000 – $300,000