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Laycon Is An Innovative Master In ‘Shall We Begin’ Debut Album (Listen)

Laycon Is An Innovative Master In ‘Shall We Begin’ Debut Album (Listen)

debut album, a couple of features and several big endorsement gigs later, Laycon is evolving into what he wants to be: a music superstar.

To be fair to him, Laycon has always said he was only about his music. Going to BBNaija was not about him wanting to win the prize money. He saw the show as platform for him to promote his craft.

He was not the first contestant to have harped on music being passion while on the show. The fate of Michael Efe Ejeba, who won in 2017, loomed over his head like a menacing spectre.

Efe, like Laycon, enjoyed popular support but NOT on the scale Laycon did.

Laycon Is An Innovative Master In ‘Shall We Begin’ Debut Album (Listen)
Laycon

Regardless, many had high expectations for him to ride on the back of the music he always claimed to love to cement his fame. But Efe was not able to morph from the BBNaija winner into an artist.

“The one thing I didn’t expect was to win Big Brother Naija so there was no plan for this,” Laycon told Culture Custodian in February.

While winning the show may have been happenstance, using the fame, leverage and opportunities it brings have been almost entirely deliberate.

Laycon Is An Innovative Master In ‘Shall We Begin’ Debut Album (Listen)
Laycon ‘Shall We Begin’ Cover Art

To be fair to him, Laycon has always said he was only about his music. Going to BBNaija was not about him wanting to win the prize money. He saw the show as platform for him to promote his craft.

He was not the first contestant to have harped on music being passion while on the show. The fate of Michael Efe Ejeba, who won in 2017, loomed over his head like a menacing spectre.

Efe, like Laycon, enjoyed popular support but NOT on the scale Laycon did.

Laycon Is An Innovative Master In ‘Shall We Begin’ Debut Album (Listen)
Laycon ‘Shall We Begin’ Tracklist

Regardless, many had high expectations for him to ride on the back of the music he always claimed to love to cement his fame. But Efe was not able to morph from the BBNaija winner into an artist.

“The one thing I didn’t expect was to win Big Brother Naija so there was no plan for this,” Laycon told Culture Custodian in February.

While winning the show may have been happenstance, using the fame, leverage and opportunities it brings have been almost entirely deliberate.

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