Winner of Big Brother Naija, ‘LockDown’ edition is having a ‘blast’ with his Ghana media tour, a venture that took quite a while to materialize considering the fact that, he has such a massive fanbase in the country – a legion that follows him, even after the close of the reality show .
President of Icons, Laycon, in an interview with MzGee has debunked the popular misconception that he started music only because he won Big Brother House Lockdown in Nigeria -www.3news.com reports!
Olamilekan Moshod Agbeleshe, popularly known in Showbiz as Laycon, said he was a musician before the reality show. But, confirmed that the exposure from the competition has enormously boosted his career.
In an exclusive interview on the Entertainment Segment of The NewDay morning show, Laycon asserts that he was ‘an underground artist’ with singles like Fierce before going into the BBNaija House. He said the primary reason for his participation in the completion was so people can connect to his music through the show.
He said, “I was Laycon the Artist. But now this is Laycon the Big Brother Naija Winner, Laycon the Media Personality, and the guy that’s known all over Africa. I wouldn’t have become that Laycon without the show. I knew that was what I wanted. And for all this to translate back to music was the intention. The intention was for the music.”
He continued to say he would always be grateful for the publicity his membership in the house got him.