Fast-Rising Star Layonn Bags Major Recording Deal With Young Black Currency

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By  | Jun 25, 2022, 11:37 AM  | Top of The

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If you don't know who Layonn is then you must be living under a rock because he is the next big deal. No, like seriously!

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The artist, whose real name Jonathan Chapuis, has landed a major recording deal with Kenya's newest record label Young Black Currency (YBC).

The record label broke the news on social media and congratulated Layonn for the move and described him as a diverse artist.

"Congratulations to Layonn for winning the recording deal your diversity was unmatched. 

"Trigga Young Boy kazi safi pia visit our studio for recording one song, we loved your effort and appreciate it. Thank you everyone that participated," they wrote.

Although the details are scanty, Layonn is definitely set to take his career to the next level thanks to the new deal.

Layonn, who is a Swiss-Kenyan burst into the limelight after doing a Kizomba Remix of Sauti Sol's Kuliko Jana.

The cover that he did was not only infectious. It was also timely and it made him a household name.

Layonn has released jams such as; My Favourite Girl, Toudox, You Are, Le Temps Remix, just to name a few.

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Young Black Currency is keen on assisting young and established artists to grow their careers and market their music.

Without proper guidance, many artists struggle to get their footing in the industry and it is for this reason that the label was set up.

YBC ran a rigorous competition where they asked artists to submit videos in response to a challenge that was started by Motif Di Don - one of the brains behind the record label.

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The winner of the competition was set to walk away with a recording deal worth KSh 1.5 million and now that we know that Layonn was the lucky one, all we can say is congratulations to him.

Other people who are running the label other than Motif Di Don are Goon Life and Nezzoh Montana.

The label has invited artists who interested in working with them to reach out through their social media pages.

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The winner of the competition was set to walk away with a recording deal worth KSh 1.5 million and now that we know that Layonn was the lucky one, all we can say is congratulations to him.

Other people who are running the label other than Motif Di Don are Goon Life and Nezzoh Montana.

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