Up-and-coming Nigerian pop star Laycon says playing for the Grammy Recording Academy is a big deal and has pushed her price up.
The Afro rapper from Thursday July 1 performed All on me of his Shall we start Grammy Recording Academy’s latest episode album Tap Read at home.
“It’s big. I’m not even going to try to be modest about it. It’s very important to me. This is where people want to be. There are bigger things to come, yes, but I appreciate it, I am very grateful for it.
“My price just went up,” Laycon said in an interview with Channels Television on Saturday.
Grammys on his website describing Laycon wrote: “He comes from a line of young Afrobeat singers keeping the genre on the lips of many. Meet Laycon, a Nigerian Afrobeats / Afrorap artist who makes playing this music feel as natural as breathing.
The performance thrilled many Laycon fans and rocked social media.
The reality TV star during the interview also promised that he will continue to work hard to make himself and his fans proud.
‘Checked Created before I became famous’
Laycon also spoke in the interview regarding his hit song. Checked of his Shall we start Album.
“I created the verified song in 2019 and it was even before all of the fame. It was before Big Brother and before I became a very popular person. I was projecting a lot of positive thoughts into my life.
“Social networks are actually not real life. People should aim to be verified in real life. Your lifestyle, finances, and mindset need to be checked.
“Social media is cool, but people should be looking for verification in real life,” he said.
Born Olamilekan Agbeleshe, Laycon won the Big Brother Naija reality show in 2020.