- The winner of Big Brother Naija season five has praised Sarkodie for impacting his career
- Laycon shared a story of how a freestyle by Sarkodie generated an idea for him
- He shared these stories in an interview with Giovani Caleb on TV3
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Laycon, the winner of the reality show, Big Brother Naija (BBN) season five has heaped praises on Ghanaian rapper, Sarkodie for having a great influence on his career.
The BBN winner made known this sentiment during an interview on TV3's Showbiz 360 entertainment show.
Laycon shared moments including Sarkodie's freestyle on the Tim Westwood show that he says are pivotal to developing his music career.
"Definitely, I'd rate him as one of the people who has influenced my rap. In those days of rap attack featuring Vector... and that was when I was in the university by the way. I absorbed his music," Laycon proudly stated.
Skip to the fifth minute to watch Laycon talk about Sarkodie
In other news, Ghanaian singer, Gyakie has expressed her pleasant surprise at being introduced by African music legend, Angelique Kidjo prior to her MTV Base YouTube African Day Concert performance.
As YEN.com.gh reported on Monday, May 25, 2021, the Forever crooner was the only Ghanaian artiste to perform at the Idris Elba-hosted virtual event which was streamed to a global audience on YouTube and broadcast across MTV channels.
"It is my honour to introduce you to a young woman from Ghana whose talents and infectious energy is undeniable," said Kidjo, the Grammy-winning music legend.
"She has already captured the continent's heart with her hit track forever, and we know she is destined to represent Ghana and Africa globally in the months and years to come. Please help me welcome to the Africa Day stage, Gyakie."
An excited Gyakie posted a video of the introduction online with the caption: "What a time to be alive."
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