In a musical collaboration that transcends borders, Nigerian singer-songwriter Oxlade and British-Nigerian rapper Dave have come together to deliver a brand new single titled ‘Intoxycated’. The track, which explores their personal relationships and their take on love, is a provocative challenge to love’s hype.
‘Intoxycated’ is Oxlade’s second official single of 2023, following the release of the track ‘Ovami’ featuring African royalty, Flavour. The latest offering exhibits Oxlade’s continued growth as an artist as he declares, “I told you no more love songs” via his Instagram page. He displays his versatility and ability to captivate audiences with his soulful vocals and introspective lyrics.
The track’s production is a testament to the combined genius of Deeyasso, Spax, and The Kazez, who skillfully lay the foundation for Oxlade and Dave to effortlessly ride the captivating instrumental with their seamless flows and undeniable chemistry. The duo takes listeners on a mesmerizing journey through the ups and downs of love’s intoxicating allure.
Oxlade boldly asserts, “I feel like love is overrated, tell me, got me so wasted,” expressing his disillusionment with love due to the heart-wrenching experiences of infidelity he has encountered. Through their poignant lyrics and melodic delivery, Oxlade and Dave explore the potential drawbacks and pitfalls associated with love. They delve into the intoxicating nature of romantic relationships, shedding light on the complex emotions and vulnerabilities that can arise when two individuals become entangled in the web of love.
The collaboration between Oxlade and Dave serves as another meeting point between two vibrant music scenes, uniting Naija and the UK in a harmonious blend of talent. The song has already gathered over 95K+ TikTok creations prior to its official release and was named the UK’s BBC Radio 1 Hottest Record for launch day, setting it up to be among summer’s biggest hits.
As Oxlade and Dave continue to make waves in the music industry, fans around the world are eagerly awaiting their next moves. With ‘Intoxycated’, they have once again proven their ability to create music that resonates with listeners, offering a fresh perspective on the complexities of love.