Story of a rise to Stardom of Laycon, Big Brother Naija Lockdown reality show winner

Young Laycon
Young Laycon

Olamilekan “Laycon” Agbeleshe emerged winner of the just concluded Big Brother Naija Lockdown reality show. The win comes with a grand prize of 85million Naira.

Early Life/Education

Laycon’s full name is Olalekan Agbeleshebioba. He was born in 1994, however, his date of birth is not yet known. The 26-year-old rapper went to the University of Lagos (2012-2016). He graduated from the institution with a BA in Philosophy, Second Class Upper. Layon is the last born of his mother. He is left-handed like his late father. Laycon disclosed his genotype to be SC (Sickle Cell) during the Big Brother Naija show.

Career

While still in school, Laycon interned at Latjum Global Nigeria Limited, an oil and gas marketing company, as a personal assistant to the CEO and managing director of the company.

He got a job at Bestman Games, Ikoyi, as a sales and business development personnel after graduating from the university. Bestman Games is an African games company based in Lagos, Nigeria.

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After two months of working with Bestman Games, Laycon left and worked as a personal assistant to the Assistant Director (Welfare) of Administration and Human resources of the Ministry of Information and Strategy Lagos State.

He also worked as a freelance writer for several companies and organizations.

Olamilekan "Laycon" Agbeleshe
Olamilekan “Laycon” Agbeleshe

Apart from his corporate job, he is also into music which he said he has always had a passion for. He has been rapping from an early age and never stopped. While at school and when he was working, he pursued music on the side.

His most famous song is Fierce, which he featured Chinko Ekun and Reminisce. The song made the MTV Base Top 10 charts for six months.

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Laycon has seen his net worth increase by approximately 85million Naira.