Daniel Nwosu Jr., also known by his stage name Dax (commonly abbreviated as DAX), was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, on March 22, 1994.
He is a Nigerian Canadian rapper, singer, and composer. He was born and raised in Ottawa before transferring to Wichita to attend college. After graduating, he briefly resided in Detroit before relocating to Los Angeles, California.
He played guard for the Newman Jets basketball team while attending Newman University. Before deciding to pursue a career in rap, he first published poems and worked as a motivational speaker. He claimed that he enjoyed his job as a janitor at Newman University since it allowed him to work on developing his rap career in his free time.