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Nigerian Afrobeats Star Oxlade Teams Up with UK Rapper Dave for Captivating Single “INTOXYCATED”

Oxlade For Deeds Magazine
Oxlade for Deeds Magazine

Sensational Nigerian Afrobeats artist Oxlade has once again graced the music scene with his latest release, “INTOXYCATED,” featuring UK rapper Dave. This dynamic collaboration showcases Oxlade’s signature vocals alongside Dave’s lyrical finesse, resulting in a track that captivates listeners from the very first note.

Oxlade’s distinct sound shines through as he opens the song with his melodic and soulful delivery: “Early in the morning I grab phone Checking on insta How the thing go Saw my shawty with another bro Oh my goodness She’s a hoe”

Oxlade Intoxicated
Oxlade intoxicated cover

The bridge adds a layer of introspection to the track, as Oxlade contemplates the complexities of love and relationships: “I don’t know what you wanna hear from me Thinking about the ways way e for be Cause you been on my mind (constantly) Where your conscience Baby malo koba mi ba mi I for take you overseas Me and you for be like 5&6 You know me down with your Praying Mantis ehn ehn”

The chorus, delivered with an addictive rhythm, echoes the sentiment of being emotionally overwhelmed: “Why won’t I feel intoxicated Shawty just be ducking for the pay check I feel like love is overrated Cause tell me why you got me so so wasted So faded I feel intoxicated Shawty just be ducking for the pay check I feel like love is overrated Cause tell me why you got me so so wasted So faded”

Dave’s contribution to the song adds a unique dynamic, as he seamlessly transitions from melodic rap to rhythmic verses: “We’re like Romeo, Juliet If there families got along Chinedu tell me what we gon do Huh, life comes at you fast See you on holiday, only snap one glass One view, forty friends would come through Tell me why I’m seeing your girls in London ? Got me in a pickle, a little conundrum I don’t want to make assumptions”

The song continues to explore the intricacies of relationships and the challenges that come with them, set against a backdrop of infectious beats and catchy melodies.

Preview this materpiece on Spotify below