Born and raised in Lagos, LOJAY, the fast-rising singer, songwriter and producer has become an AfroFusion mainstay thanks to his unique tone and lyrical delivery. Born Lekan Osifeso Jr, Lojay began creating music as a means of escaping reality and suppressing anxiety as it allowed him to create beautiful fantasies in his mind and explore a concept of wellness not just for himself but for his listeners.
Lojay’s first official release ‘Ariel’ (2019, prod. by Telz) was a song that portrayed the artist’s sound in its true element. Well received both locally and internationally, it became clear that his place in the industry was cemented. This was further reinforced in 2021 when he teamed up with Sarz on the highly acclaimed ‘LV N ATTN’ EP with a solid feature from Wizkid.
We asked Lojay who is arguably one of the hottest artists with what many have called “Song of the year” 10 things he has learnt since busting out on the scene barely 1 year ago and here’s what he had to say;