But for the breakout of the deadly Coronavirus pandemic, UK based hip-hop sensation, Olakekan Babatunde Alayade who is popularly known as LKT would have released and launched his album by now.
LKT is no doubt a known and inevitable factor in Nigeria music industry before he left the shores of Nigeria for the United Kingdom.
Following his efforts in Olu Maintain’s Yahoozee with his sonorous Fuji flavour many years ago, then as as upcoming artiste, it’s been no stopping for this young lad.
He however joined the league of top reigning artistes after the release of another single, Follow Follow where he featured P’Square. Alaye came in afterwards and the single also shook the nation.
While in UK, LKT released a single titled Serubami and many others. These he was working on to release his album until the unexpected happened, the breakout of Coronavirus.
In a telephone chat with Metropolix Online, LKT laments his ordeal.
“We just need to thank God for everything, especially for the gift of life. The fact that I know that my fans are seriously missing me, having spent few years here, I started making efforts to hit Naija with a brand new style that has never be seen with LKT, then put all efforts in my work to release my maiden album until the dreaded COVID-19 and the compulsory lockdown that rendered us jobless for months,” he lamented.
“This is not the end of the world, once you can survive any challenge, you don’t look back but forge ahead to get to your destination.
“I never knew I will be singing on the pandemic before now, now that it has happened I gatt no choice than to add another single on my experience with Coronavirus and the lockdown. I therefore implore my fans to follow me on @lktalaye.”
According to LKT, he’s planning to stage a big comeback concert in Nigeria but the date is not yet fixed due to the lockdown that is not completely eased.