Big Brother Naija Season 5 winner, Olamilekan Moshood Agbeleshe, professionally known as Laycon released his debut album in the early hours of Friday and it has debuted at number three on the worldwide iTunes album chart.
The album titled, Shall We Begin, is his first album after dropping several singles and two mixtapes- Any Given Monday (the playlist), Any Given Monday II. The rap artiste has also released two EPs-Young Black and Gifted, Who is Laycon.
On his recent project, Laycon collaborated with other notable Nigerian artistes like DMW’s Mayorkun on the song Verified, Joeboy on Kele, Terri on Jeje and Teni on Want You Back.
His massive fan base, known as the Icons took to Twitter to congratulate him on his debut.
Praising the artiste’s delivery, @buchi_laba tweeted, “Laycon #SWBOutNow Is Beautiful! He has always said the music is a priority and he delivered. I love the way he carefully picked his collabos!! Levels. It was the start of the album with his mum praying for him! AND SO SHE SPOKE! He rapped, sang and flexed, Shall We Begin”(sic)
@OlisaOsega tweeted, “The reviews I’m seeing on Laycon’s album is heartwarming. Everyone has one or two good things to say about the album. Less than 12hrs since the album was released, it’s making numbers already in different countries. Please don’t stop streaming, let’s get the numbers even higher.”
Applauding the body of work @LTemzzz tweeted, “The songs on that album are mind-blowing sha. Laycon did extremely well.”(sic)
Another icon @omokwalksola wrote, “The most amazing thing about Laycon’s album is, the more you keep listening, the more you keep having a new favourite song. #SWBtheAlbum.”
The 12 track album is Laycon’s first body of work after his N85m win at the BBNaija lockdown edition in 2020. Shall We Begin features previously released singles such as Wagwan, and Fall For Me featuring YKB.