Daniel Nwosu Jr., popularly known as Dax, is a talented Nigerian-Canadian rapper, singer, and songwriter who has garnered attention in the music industry with his powerful lyrics and thought-provoking music. Born on March 22, 1994, in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, to Nigerian parents of the Igbo tribe, Dax’s journey to musical success has been remarkable. From his early days as a poet and motivational speaker to becoming a renowned artist, Dax’s rise to prominence has been nothing short of inspiring.
Dax Early Life and Education:
Dax spent his formative years in Ottawa before pursuing higher education in Wichita and later moving to Los Angeles, California. He attended Newman University, where he not only excelled academically but also showcased his talents on the basketball court as a member of the Newman Jets team. During this time, he discovered his passion for poetry, which eventually paved the way for his rap career. While working as a janitor, Dax dedicated his spare time to building his music repertoire.
The Journey to Musical Success:
Dax’s foray into rapping began when he impressed a teammate with a poem he wrote during a bus ride in 2016. Recognizing his skill for wordplay, Dax started taking rap seriously and began releasing and promoting his music on platforms like SoundCloud. In 2017, he dropped a mixtape titled “2pac Reincarnation Vol 2: As Told By Dax,” which marked the beginning of his musical journey.