BBNaija ‘Lock Down’ winner Laycon has been selected as a speaker by the organisers of the 65th Grammy awards.
Born Olamilekan Agbeleshebioba, the 28-year-old rapper will be joining other speakers on Instagram Live on Thursday, October 13 on the theme: ‘Your vote, your voice’.
He tweeted: “My people, I know it’s been a while. Join me tonight at 11pm on Instagram with the @RecordingAcad. See you there!!!”
He delivered a brief and impressive performance of his single ‘All over me,’ backed by an African-themed band premiered on July 1st, 2021.
In June 2022, the rap artiste with Praiz and Oxlade officially became members of the 2022 class of the Recording Academy.
The trio with over 2,700 music professionals from wide-ranging backgrounds, genres, and disciplines around the globe received membership invitations from the academy.
Some of the reactions, see them below:
laylagoodgal: “Even with what Laycon is doing & achieved, we still have people who compare him with some BBN housemates. Release yourselves from hatred, guy has paid his dues & he’s way above!!! Grammy rates him.”
dukekainbai: “iCONs go here and set reminder. Laycon will be live at grammys page talking about Grammy voting.”
mama_sihle: “Another fave of mine who is winning!!! Laycon is gone gone!!! If you still saying he faded…well….maybe u need help!!”
great_ugwuzo: “Congrats to laycon not an easy fit ohh achieving this God wey am for you, go do am for Bryann sky is big for the both kings.”
davis_rolake: “Y all are nt ready for this fyn boy called Laycon.”