Published on 8 June 2024 at 16:23

Daniel Nwosu Jr. professionally known by his stage name Dax, is a Nigerian-Canadian rapper, singer, and songwriter.

In 2016, Dax decided to write up a poem as he rode on a bus with his basketball team. After receiving positive feedback from a teammate about his poem, he recognized his passion for writing.

Since then he began releasing and promoting music through his SoundCloud account dropping mixtape 2pac Reincarnation Vol 2: As Told By Dax in 2017.

He rose to fame for the official music video of his song "Cash Me Outside" featuring Danielle Bregoli

In August 2018, he released his first extended play, entitled It’s Different Now which features guest appearances from other rappers including O.T. Genasis and Futuristic.

The following year, he was featured on Hopsin's song "You Should've Known"  

In June 2019, he went on "It goes up" tour with Tech N9ne and then later announced his first solo headlining tour "It's Different Now Tour" via Instagram and scheduled to tour in October across America and Canada.

In 2020, he released another EP, I'll Say It for You which received generally positive reviews, the 7 track EP was preceded by the controversial single "Dear God". 

Later that year he released two more singles, "Faster" featuring Tech N9ne and "I don't want another sorry" featuring and Trippie Redd respectively.

In April 2020, he released the single "Coronavirus (State Of Emergency)", which was written about the COVID-19 pandemic.

In July 2021, Dax released a sequel to "Dear God" called "Child of God". 

In the following month, he announced his debut studio album and released "Propaganda" featuring Tom Macdonald as album's lead single. 

The song peaked at number 15 on the Billboard'R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Song Sales chart and at number 9 on the Rap Digital Song Sales chart

In early October 2021, album's third single "40 Days, 40 Nights" featuring Nasty C was released. 

On October 15, 2021, his debut studio album Pain Paints Paintings was released digitally through Living Legends Entertainment.

On March 11, 2022, he released a new single titled "Dear Alcohol", which was written about alcoholism. It debuted at number 9 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 and at 28 on the U.S. Hot Country Songs chart, and was eventually certified Platinum by both the RIAA and Music Canada

On June 10, 2022, he released a country music crossover remix for the song featuring vocals from country singer Elle King.

He received a nomination for Breakthrough Artist of the Year at the 2023 Canadian Country Music Awards.

In October 2023, Dax released a country music crossover remix of his song "To Be a Man" featuring Darius Rucker, and the song topped the Billboard Country Digital Song Sales chart in the United States.

On February 9th, 2024, Dax released the single “Narcissist” featuring Phix, which was both of their first times on a song together, and the song was marked as high as number 17 on YouTube's trending list.

His Latest release “A Real Man” which he quotes is his favorite song and the best he has ever written with a story he thinks needs to be told.

You can check out more on DAX via his Socials