Nigerian golden boy, Oxlade, has released a freshly minted single, Bad Boy, featuring talented singer and serial hit maker, Mayorkun. The new record is Oxlade’s official release following the explosive success he has enjoyed after his performance of Ku Lo Sa – A COLORS SHOW went viral.
Over fast-paced Afrobeats-influenced Amapiano instrumental, Oxlade vocalises his imprudent outlook towards life on Bad Boy, stating that he lives without constraints. He sings with a poignant confidence and when you take a moment to listen to the story he’s telling you, you can tell that he’s practised self-acceptance, with a resounding commitment to growth. He has come a long way, building a fan base, falling short in every way that human beings do. At every moment, Oxlade has picked himself up and continued to push against the tide, earning a place in the avant garde class of Nigerian pop stars.
Oxlade has been on a beautiful trajectory all year, touring Africa, America and Europe extensively, and building a connection with fans in different cities. As Ku Lo Sa has continued to penetrate various markets across Africa and the globe, Oxlade is putting himself in front of the audience whether online or offline, leaving no stone unturned. With over 100 million streams on Spotify and 50 million views on YouTube, the silvery-voiced singer is primed for global takeover. He has a solid discography that has helped him gain ground in Africa, namely countries like Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, Mauritius and Gambia.
Since he burst onto the scene, Oxlade has distinguished himself from his peers with his sonorous vocals and exceptional ability to weave catchy and memorable hooks. He has worked with various eminent acts like M.I, SDC, Sarkodie, Nailah Blackman, Stormzy and several others. He has been working tirelessly on his debut studio album, the album is an embodiment of the different phases of his journey so far, his emotions, insecurities and experiences. As he broadens his coast, he is keen on opening himself up to the world as a conscious creator.
Bad Boy serves as the leading single to the highly anticipated Oxlade album. He taps Mayorkun for the singer’s Midas touch, and Mayorkun doesn’t fail to deliver a gripping verse, stringing English, Pidgin and Yoruba words to forge arresting lines. The song was produced, mixed and mastered by Magicsticks.