Nigerians have taken to microblogging platform, Twitter to celebrate the winner of the Big Brother Naija show, Laycon over his performance for the Grammy recording academy on Friday.
The reality show winner caught the attention of his fans in the latest episode of ‘Press play at home’ as he performed “All over me”.
Laycon recent performance has put an end to critics who believe he is not a good singer and his win from BBNaija was out of pity.
Grammys in a post on its website wrote, “He comes from a line of young Afrobeat singers keeping the genre on the lips of many, saying, “For a fresh example of this, meet Laycon, a Nigerian Afrobeats/Afrorap artist who makes performing this music seem as natural as breathing.”
Laycon’s performance has gained him more recognition and applause from fans all over the world.
See some reactions from Nigerians below:
@Newbie_jummy “LAYCON is one of the talented songwriters and musicians from Nigeria. His performance was wonderful and natural and I can see why he is called the KING OF AFRORAP.”
@Cas_trippleD “OMG this is so great, performed for Grammy, I mean Grammy is aware of Laycon, we are getting there, ICONS.”
@MiguelAmorx “Omo! Laycon can really sing! I never saw that part coming! More blessings G!”
@Queenjeigh “A prophet is without honour in his own country. Thank goodness for his disciples (iCONs) international recognition is rolling in.”
@Roseji “I don’t see myself getting over this performance soon. The Recording Academy posting Laycon on its numerous social media platforms is a huge feat. That live performance was so lit.”