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    How Oxlade has become one of the most featured Nigerian artistes

    This shows how Oxlade has become one of the most featured young artistes in the Nigerian music industry in 2021

    Being genuine sits at the core of Oxlade‘s personality and here is how he has become one of the most featured young artistes in the Nigerian music industry.

    By now, Oxlade is a name we are familiar with, thanks to his raw and unadulterated sound and talent, he has been a major target from many top artistes to have on as a feature, ranging from about 18-20 features.

    How Oxlade has become one of the most featured Nigerian young artistes
    How Oxlade has become one of the most featured Nigerian young artistes

    Nigeria is home to a slew of talent, all of whom deserve their flowers, but there is something exceptionally unique about Oxlade.

    How Oxlade has become one of the most featured young artistes
    Oxlade

    As new talent emerges, and as afrobeat becomes more diverse and an even wider genre, Oxlade’s sound doesn’t get lost.

    How Oxlade has become one of the most featured young artistes
    Oxlade

    Authenticity is the reason why, when you start listening to one song by the afro-pop star, you don’t stop.

    It’s the rationale behind his confidence and it’s why people are attracted to his music.

    How Oxlade has become one of the most featured young artistes
    Oxlade

    Ikuforiji Olaitan Abdulrahman popularly known as Oxlade rose to prominence after a spectacular contribution to ‘Mamiwota’ with Blaqbonez then later collaborated with Fireboy DML on a single titled ‘Sing’ which brought him much attention because of the unbelievably relaxing vocal dexterity, Oxlade’s vocal ability is simply uncommon.

    Oxlade vocal dexterity is something to behold
    Oxlade

    Oxlade has a velvety voice, falsetto embedded, a greater dynamic range, and can sing pitches more accurately and expressively to energize the sound with proper breath support.



    In the Nigerian music industry, artistes with such ability and power are very few, they include Wande Coal, Wurld, Demmie Vee, and Lyta.

    How Oxlade has become one of the most featured young artistes
    Oxlade-Away

    Oxlade on the other hand has proved his ability to break through the mainstream by having tons of great collaborations, including Skip Marley, who featured Oxlade on the  P2J remix to ‘Slow Down’, released in 2020.

    The bump led Afrobeats cut also includes vocals fixed from H.E.R and Nigeria afrobeat heavyweight Davido, clearly flagging a solid root in Oxlade’s approach.

    How Oxlade has become one of the most featured young artistes
    Oxlade

    He released his debut 6-tracks EP titled ‘Oxygen‘ in 2020 which struck a chord across the nation and beyond, it serves as a ladder for him to grasp the position as the next rated artistes in the Nigerian music industry.

    How Oxlade has become one of the most featured young artistes
    Oxlade

    It was supported by a single titled ‘Away’ which is a groovy vibe, melodious tune and a shock value and resonance of an instant hit.

    The song also caught the attention of Canadian superstar, Drake, as he shared the song on his Instagram stories.



    Oxlade vocal dexterity is something to Behold
    Drake shared Oxlade song on his IG Stories

    Oxlade has proved his voice on several live performances and some shared snippet and is clearly not just a regular autotune effect like some artist in the music industry.

    His vocal ability is a powerful key and you can’t separate it with the success of his career, coupled with being part of the new generation who yearns to inflate the growth.

    Here are some of the hit songs Oxlade has had his lovely voice on in 2021 so far

    • DJ Spinall ft. Oxlade, Ycee – Jabole
    • Sarkodie ft. Oxlade – non-living thing
    • Rexxie ft. Oxlade – Frenemies
    • Ice Prince ft. Oxlade – KOLO
    • M.I Abaga ft. Oxlade – All My life
    • Ajebutter22 ft. Oxlade – Unconditionally
    • Basketmouth Ft. Oxlade & Show Dem Camp – Myself

    • Dunnie – Overdose (feat. Oxlade)

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