L.A.X Biography: Age, Education, Career

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    Damilola Abdul Razaq Afolabi (born on April 10, 1993) is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.


    Real Facts About LAX

    • Full Name: Damilola Abdul Razaq Afolabi
    • Stage Name: L.a.x
    • Born: April 10, 1993
    • Place of Birth: Lagos state
    • Origin: London, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: Nigerian/British
    • Occupation(s): Singer, songwriter, performer
    • Genres: Afrobeat, Fuji, Afro-pop
    • Record label: Starboy(former), Rasaki Music Group
    • Net Worth: N/A


    Early Life & Education

    L.A.X was born in Lagos, Nigeria to a billionaire father, Taiwo Afolabi who is the CEO of Sifax group.

    He had his primary and secondary education at a Turkish international school, in Lagos.

    He completed his master’s degree program at the University of Manchester in August 2014.


    LAX began his music career when he was still in school in Lagos state, where he formed a music group called Flyboiz while releasing a single titled “Busy body”.

    He later left the group to further his education in the United Kingdom where he started recording songs and shot several videos.

    He released his major single “Jaye” in 2012 where he enlisted the vocals of Super Cool Cat boss, Ice Prince.

    He came back to Nigeria and was fortunate to have met with Wizkid through his stylist and went on to sign his first recording contract deal with Starboy Entertainment.

    He came back to Nigeria and was fortunate to have met with Wizkid through his stylist and went on to sign his first recording contract deal with Starboy Entertainment.

    Upon his contract with Starboy, L.A.X collaborated with Wizkid on a new single “CARO”. The song gained massive airplay as he was fully introduced into the Nigerian music industry.

    Sequel to the success of CARO, L.A.X enlist the amazingly auto-tuned voice of Wizkid on another single titled “Ginger”.

    Awards & Nominations

    • Hottest single of the year for “Caro” at 2014 Nigeria Entertainment awards
    • Diaspora artist of the year at 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Award
    • Best Collabration for the song “Ginger” at 2014 BEN Television Awards.


    • Jaye ft. Ice Prince
    • Looking for me ft. Shyce, T.I.J & Bolly
    • Y.G.I
    • Caro ft. Wizkid
    • Ginger ft. Wizkid
    • Morenike
    • Fine Boy ft. Olamide
    • Open and Close
    • Ole ft. Dremo & Ycee
    • Gimme Dat
    • Awon Da
    • Big Daddy
    • Runaway
    • Call My Baby
    Nwede Chinedu Mishach Popularly known as Rechibee is a Nigerian Content Editor and an Entertainment reporter at Wakadaily. He is a passionate journalist with a core interest in Special reports, Biography, and music journalism.

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