Laycon Bbnaija Biography, Songs, Erica, Net Worth, Twitter, Instagram handles and more


Olamilekan Massoud Al-Khalifah Agbeleshebioba, popularly known by his stage and performing name Laycon,  Born on November 8, 1993, in Lagos, Nigeria, is a popular Nigerian Reality Tv Star, Rapper, singer, Songwriter and stage performer. 

   He is known for winning  the 2020 Season of the  popular Nigerian Reality Tv show called Bbnaija. In this post, we will take a look at his biography, Bbnaija achievements, Music career, Net Worth, Awards and recognitions and more. Read more post content below.

A picture of Laycon



Laycon was raised in Lagos, Nigeria, he was born on the 8th of November, 1993 and hails from a modest background. He hails from Baluwen, Odeda, Ogun state Western Nigeria. He had a passion for music from a young age and was heavily influenced by iconic Nigerian artists like Olamide and Vector. Laycon's exceptional talents paved the way for his involvement in various local rap battles and music competitions during his formative years.

Laycon attended Lagos State Model College Merian, Lagos for his secondary School education. He attended the University of Lagos (Unilag), where he pursued a degree in Philosophy, he graduated with second class upper in philosophy. Throughout his academic journey, Laycon actively honed his music skills while simultaneously exploring his passion for writing and poetry. He developed a heart for rapping/Hip Hop and has always wanted to be known as a hip hop Artiste. His rise to fame came after being part and winning the 2020 season of the Bbnaija Reality Tv show. Read more to know his rising to fame.


Laycon's big break came in 2020 when he decided to participate in the fifth season of Big Brother Naija, one of Africa's most popular reality TV shows. From the moment he stepped into the BBNaija house, his magnetic personality and artistic flair made him an instant hit among viewers.

   He quickly gained popularity for his unique blend of talent, intelligence, and humility. As a rapper, Laycon's lyrical prowess was evident in the freestyle sessions, and his emotional depth came through during heart-to-heart conversations with fellow housemates.

    During his time in the BBNaija house, he opened up about his personal struggles with mental health and feelings of inadequacy, resonating with countless individuals who face similar challenges. 

    In the season's finale, Laycon emerged as the winner, conquering other contestants after gathering 60% of votes and be went home claiming with him the N85 Million Naira grand prize the show had to offer. Indeed 2020 was a great year for Laycon.


After his victory, Laycon's fame skyrocketed, and he became popular in Nigeria and beyond. He leveraged his newfound popularity to release hit songs, collaborate with established artists, and headline major music events.

   Laycon however, started his music career, way back but got the spotlight after winning the Bbnaija Reality Tv show 2020 season. In 2014, Laycon was among the 10 Artistes that participated at the 2014 Coke studio competition at the University of Lagos State, during his University days. He was and participated in other Music performing events and shows.

   However, Laycon took his music career serious or will e day started off officially in 2019, after signing A Record deal with Fierce Nation Records. On the 21st of February, 2019, he released a track titled Fierce featuring Chinko Ekun and Reminisce. He became more popular after winning the 2020 season of the Bbnaija Reality Tv show and featuring in DJ Neptune's iCONS remix of Nobody. He was also featured in remix of Baba Fela by Mr Real (Mr Legbebe), in same year.

   Laycon went on to release other Songs and Albums/EPs such as Wagwan, Hip Hop, fall for me and many more. On the 28th of December, 2021, he headlined his first concert titled iCONS FEST at the Eko Convention centre, Eko Hotels Lagos, selling out the 6,000 capacity centre.


Shall we Begin (2021)

I am Laycon (The Original Soundtrack) (2021)


Young Black and Gifted (2016)

Who is Laycon? (2020)


–Fierce (2019)

– Senseless (2020)

– Hip Hop (2020)

– Fall For Me (2021)

– Wagwan (2021)

– New Dimension (2022)

– 2000 (2022)


1. Laycon won the 2020 City People Music Awards Category fo Special Recognition Award.

2. He won the Best New Artiste category at the 2020 African Entertainment Awards USA.

3. Laycon won the Artiste of the year award at the 2020 Naijatraffic Awards.

4. Laycon won the EP/Album of the year award category at the 2020 Naijatraffic Awards for his EP, "Who is Laycon?"

5. He was nominated for popular Bbnaija star at the 2021 Net Honors Awards.


   Well, we can say that Laycon has a staggering net worth of over N85 Million Naira, anyone can guess this right? 🤭🤭😁.


   Laycon got signed to Fierce Nation Records in 2019. A record label founded by Olugbenga Jackson.


    Laycon sings with the following Music genres.

Afro Rap

Hip Hop and


READ ALSO: Bbnaija All Stars 2023 housemates revealed


– Bbnaija season 5 (Lockdown edition)

– I am Laycon (Showmax original)


To follow Laycon on Instagram, search for @itslaycon and follow his Millions of followers Instagram profile handle.


To follow Laycon on Twitter, search for @itsLaycon or @Laycon_ to follow Laycon on Twitter.


Instagram: @itslaycon

Twitter: @itsLaycon or @Laycon_



A picture of Laycon and Erica

    Laycon and Erica were both housemates in the 2020 Bbnaija season. They both started off as close buddies during the Bbnaija lockdown edition. However, they had a fall out and became enemies. The duo reconciled later on though.


    Below are some fun facts you didn't know about Laycon

1. On 6th of October, 2020, Laycon was appointed the youth ambassador by the governor of Ogun state, Dapo Abiodun.

2. On 3rd January 2021, Laycon received a chieftaincy title from the Onipokia of Ipokia, Ogun state, Yisa Adesola Olaniyan as the Akeweje of Ipokia Kingdom, Ogun state at the 2021 Opo day celebration.

3. He is the first Bbnaija housemate to reach 1 Million followers on IG and also the first to get verified on Instagram in the 5th season of the 2020 Bbnaija show. He later emerged as the winner a and went home with a whopping N85 Million Naira reward.

4. On tbe 28th of December, 2021, Laycon headlined and sold out his first ever concert tagged iCONS FEST at the 6,000 capacity Eko Convention centre, Eko Hotels Lagos.


Laycon's biography is a testament to the power of authenticity, talent, and compassion. From his humble beginnings to becoming a beloved reality TV star and philanthropist, he has captured the hearts of millions with his unique journey. 

   Laycon's success story serves as an inspiration to all aspiring artists and individuals struggling with their personal battles. As he continues to thrive in his music career and make a difference in the lives of others, Laycon's legacy is destined to leave a lasting impression on the world.

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