Ayox Biography: Age, Songs, Net-Worth, Awards, and More

In the vibrant Nigerian music scene, Ayox has emerged as a rising star, captivating audiences with his melodious tunes, and relatable and compelling lyrics. His songs are known for evoking emotions and sharing his story, which his fans truly love. 

Ayox.  Photo credit: @iamayox_lp

Ayox, born Ayodeji  Bakare Iyanuoluwa, is a  young Nigerian rapper, singer, songwriter, cartoonist, and graphics designer. He is known for his unique blend of Afrobeat, R&B, and Pop music.

Ayox began singing and songwriting at a young age. In 2020, he released his debut single, “Aje” which was a commercial success. He has since then,  released several other hits Eps and collaborations, including “Cocaina,” “People Cover,” “Walking Dead” and “Fela” that has aired on several notable African TV stations like Hip Tv, MiTv, and EkTv and major radio stations across the country and he has won critical acclaim for his work.[1] 

Ayox is one of the most popular young artists in Nigeria. You can’t omit his name while mentioning the successful and skillful Nigerian musicians with good music.

Ayox’s Profile Summary

Full Name: Ayomide Bakare Iyanuoluwa

Stage Name:  Ayox

Age: 20 years old

Gender: Male

Date of birth: January 4, 2003

Place of Birth:  Akure, Ondo state, Nigeria

Nationality: Nigeria

State of Origin:  Ondo state

Tribe: Yoruba

Father: Mr Bakare

Mother: Mrs Opemposi Bakare

Secondary Education: St. Thomas Aquinas College Akure (A.C.A.)

Tertiary Education: Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko (AAUA)

Marital Status: N/A

Occupation: Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Cartoonist, Graphic designer

Net Worth: $5000 – $10000

Ayox’s Early Life and Education

The creative singer, Ayox with full name Ayomide Bakare Iyanuoluwa was born on January 4, 2003. He was born and raised in Akure, a city in southwestern Nigeria. A capital of Ondo state. He was born into the family of Mr Bakare and Mrs Opemposi Bakare.[2] 

Ayox lost his dad at a very young age and since then, his mom has taken full responsibility for him and supported him strongly in his career journey. He always mentions his mom as his source of inspiration and a major reason for his success. He has also mentioned his brothers, Olaplenty and BBL, who have helped him with photography and music production as a part of his success story.

Regarding, Regarding how much he values his mom, he made a post on Instagram on October 20, 2023, while promoting his latest album  Last Son of a Widow, said “What my mum went through as a widow was an experience I’d never forget. I promised myself that someday, I’ll make something out of the experience…” [3]

According to some sources, the album was released in memory of his mother, who had passed away. Fans responded by leaving comments like “rest in peace,” to which he responded with words of gratitude. The album was a heartfelt tribute to his mother and a way for him to express his feelings through music. The comments from fans showed that the album resonated with them and touched their hearts.[3]

Comments from Ayox post. Photo credit: @ayox_lp

Ayox attended St. Thomas Aquinas College Akure (A.C.A.) in Akure, Ondo State for secondary education.

He has always maintained a strong connection to his alma mater and regularly returns to visit and share his experiences with current students.

During one such visit on October 12, 2023, he revisited his alma mater and spoke to students about his journey and the challenges he faced, to inspire and motivate them.

Ayox in his Alma mater with the current students. Photo credit: @iamayox_lp

He is furthering his tertiary education at Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko (AAUA), Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria.

How Old is Ayox?

Ayox is 20 years old as of January 4, 2023.

Ayox’s Musical Career Success Story

Ayox’s musical journey began with a love for music that started in his youth. His earliest influences included Nigerian musicians like Fela Kuti, and his passion for music only grew over time.[4] 

As he entered his teenage years, he began to explore his creative voice, writing songs and performing at local events. At 14, he collaborated with Baclad Entertainment on his first official single, “Street Anthem,” which garnered a positive response from fans and critics alike. From there, he continued to hone his craft, exploring new sounds and influences.[4]

In 2023, Ayox gained massive popularity after he covered a trending song called “People” by Libianca. Also, after the passing of Nigerian musician Mohbad, he released a tribute song called “Walking Dead” which gained him even more fans.

After his first debut, with the hit song “Aje” in 2020, he reached over 250K streams across music stores, which is a huge accomplishment. Ever since then, he has released several hit songs, albums, and collaborations working with other notable artists like Q-Dot, Superwozzy, 2T Boys, Subzilla, and Lil Frosh. He has also featured Otega on two songs, “Tomorrow” and “Comfort Zone,”.

He recently featured the prominent Nigerian rapper “Zlatan Ibile” is featured on his new song “Walking Dead, reaching the Top 18 on the Official Afrobeat Chart, Top 2 on Shazam, Top 4 in Apple music, Top 1 on Snapchat, and  Top 1 on Audiomack and Top 1 on Boomplay in just 1 week.

Photo credit: @iamayox_lp

Despite his success, Ayomide Bakare Iyanuoluwa, or Ayox, remains humble and dedicated to giving back to his community. He frequently participates in charity events, supporting causes that are important to him. His hard work and generosity have earned him the respect and appreciation of his fans and peers alike. He is not only a talented artist but also a kind and giving person.

Ayox’s Discography

Ayox has a growing collection of songs to his name. He is a talented artist who has satisfied his fans with beautiful music that resonates with them. Some of his most notable songs include:[5]

  • Humble Cry 
  • Walking Dead Ft Zlatan
  • Tomorrow
  • My Life Ft Balloranking
  • Pray For Me
  • Aje 
  • Cocaina
  • People Cover Ft Libianca
  • Our Mother
  • Oghene Do
  • Comfort Zone
  • Heartbreaker
  • High Level

The singer recently released an album, “Last Son of A Widow“, and it is already topping the charts.

Last Son Of a Widow Album. Photo credit: @iamayox_lp

Ayox’s Nominations and award

While Ayox may not have won any official awards or nominations as of October 2023, he has earned praise and recognition for his work. He has become a popular artist on streaming platforms and continues to gain new fans every day. While he may not have any awards to his name, his success speaks for itself.

Almost all of his music tops the chart, his song “Cocaina”, is an example of his songs that are loud and has hundreds of thousands of streams on YouTube, Audiomack, and other streaming platforms and radio stations.

Cocaina topping music charts. Photo credit: @iamayox_lp

Ayox’s Net Worth

There is no official data on Ayomide Bakare Iyanuoluwa’s (Ayox) net worth. However, it can be estimated based on his success as a musician and the revenue generated from streaming his music. According to industry sources, he could earn between $5,000 to $10,000 in streaming revenue per year. This estimate is based on factors such as the number of streams, the streaming platform, and his share of royalties.[6]

Which Record Label is Ayox?

Ayox is signed under the record label, Yung Music Empire.[1]

Who is Ayox’s Girlfriend?

Like many other famous people, Ayox is private about his personal life. There is no public information about any romantic relationships he may have. However, in a Twitter post, he shared that the name “Blownboii” came from a woman he was close to who died of cancer in June 2020. He made it clear that he is still mourning her loss and has not yet healed from the experience.[7]

During the release of his song “Cocaina”, a love song, he made posts of himself with a lady,  and also screenshots of chats that demonstrate intimacy. However, it stirred up mixed reactions, whether it was just an act to promote his music or real.

Ayox and a lady. Photo credit: @iamayox_lp
The screenshot posted by Ayox. Photo credit: @iamayox_lp

Ayox’s Social Media Presence

Ayox is active on many social media platforms, including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube, where he has gained a large and loyal following. He regularly shares new music, behind-the-scenes stories, and updates about his life on these platforms. With a growing fanbase, he’s quickly becoming a prominent figure in the music industry.

Since Ayox started his music career, he’s never given up. He’s always strived to share his music and story with the world. His music career is a testament to the power of perseverance and hard work. Despite the many challenges he’s faced, he’s continued to strive for success. With the support of his crew and the connections he’s made with other artists, he’s achieved some incredible things. 


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