Who is Oxlade?
Oxlade is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He has become a worldwide sensation due to his song Ku Lo Sa which became a trend on various social media platforms.
His fans have been making the Ku Lo Sa challenge mimicking his performance of the song.
Oxlade is 25 years old. He was born on 22 April 1997 in Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria.
He stands at an average height of 5 feet 10 inches tall.
Oxlade was born to his parents in Surulere, a residential area of Lagos. He was raised by his father Mr. Abdulrahman Ikuforiji after his mother passed away at a young age.
His father was a lecturer at Lagos State University. He used his connections to get his son admission to the school. Ikuforiji then enrolled to study History and International Relations only to drop out after two years to pursue his music career.
Oxlade Real Name
His real name is Ikuforiji Olaitan Abdulrahman.
The Nigerian singer is possibly single. He is currently concentrating on his fast rising music career.
Oxlade Music Career
In 2018, he was approached by A&R executive Bizzle Osikoya shortly after the release of Blaqbonez’s “Mamiwota” from the Bad Boy Blaq EP, which was distributed by 100 Crowns, an imprint of Chocolate City.
Following his encounter with Bizzle, he signed a management agreement with The Plug. Following that, he signed publishing, licensing, and distribution agreement with The Plug Entertainment, as well as a record contract with Troniq Music.
Davido let Oxlade play at the City of David concert in Lagos on December 27, 2018, and he opened for Wizkid at Star Boy Fest in London in 2019.
He released the music video for Away, directed by TG Omori for Troniq Music, on April 13, 2020. According to Tami Makinde of The Native, he was told by TG Omori to sit on his lady’s knee on April 15, 2020, to personify the popular proverb “behind every successful man lies a woman.”
Drake uploaded a screenshot of himself listening to Away to his Instagram story on November 7, 2020. Within 24 hours of the Canadian rapper’s tweet, he had 3 million streams.
He gained mainstream popularity with his hit song “Away,” which was published as a single from his EP Oxygene, which was released on March 27, 2020, by Troniq Music and The Plug Entertainment.
Ku Lo Sa
He released “Ku Lo Sa” for ColorsxStudios on June 10, 2022. Following its release, a live-performance video was posted on Colors’ YouTube channel, which had over 1 million YouTube views as of July 14, 2022.
It debuted at number 11 on the Official Afrobeats List Top 20 chart on June 19, 2022, and reached number 8 one month later, on July 10, 2022. It debuted at number 66 on the TurnTable Nigeria Top 100 list on July 11, 2022.
Oxlade was chosen as the inaugural Pandora Africa’s Next Artist on July 13, 2022. As of September 2022, Ku Lo Sa song is still trending in various countries worldwide.
Ku Lo Sa
Oxlade Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $500 k as a singer and songwriter.