Ikuforiji Olaitan Abdulrahman, an acclaimed musician and songwriter from Nigeria who goes by the stage name Oxlade, is getting set for the release of his first single of 2023. The Grammy-winning musician used his social media account to share a video of himself vibing and grooving in a snippet of his most recent endeavor. He was sitting in the minibus for his tour, presumably focusing keenly on the song playing on his headgear as the new music played in the background.
After his last release, “Bad Boy,” in November 2022, a collaboration with the “Holy Father” crooner Mayorkun, this would be Oxlade’s first release of 2023. Fans are thrilled that the singer will release a project in 2023, despite lacking an official release date or title. Currently on tour, Oxlade will take the stage again after his appearance in Sierra Leone, this time in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
The remix of one of his breakthrough songs, “Ku Lo Sa,” with Camila Cabello, has garnered positive reviews, especially from the foreign audience, demonstrating that Nigerian artists are making headway in the musical world. “Ku Lo Sa” has gone viral in Nigeria and other countries, and trending videos of content creators using the song in their works abound online, especially on TikTok. Because TikTokers can’t get enough of the addictive music, its social media rave has outperformed expectations. With Over 100 million streams, The track has garnered great numbers on most streaming platforms.
As the follow-up to his sophomore song, “Want You,” the number-one single “Ku Lo Sa” was his third official single of 2022. Since then, Oxy has worked with a number of well-known worldwide artists, including Stormzy, Chike, and Sarkodie, to name a few. As a result, many people anticipate this new song will perform well upon release, much like its predecessors.