He was born on November 21, 2000. He hails from Ebonyi State but grew up in Iba area of Lagos State where he had his primary and secondary education respectively.
His Music Career
Crayon began his musical journey at a tender age filling note books with lyrics and jumping at the first opportunity he got to record in a studio. Here he met his friend and collaborator, Ozedikus, a music producer who did Rema’s Dumebi.
Crayon made his first appearance in the Mavins all Star Single “All Is In Order”, which features the likes of Rema, Korede Bello and Mavin boss Don Jazzy and dynamic music twins DNA.
He has also featured in Ladipoe’s single ‘Based on Kpa with a lovely video.
The ever determined and versatile talented young artiste went ahead to release an extended play titled “Cray Cray” Ep on July 12, 2019 with six tracks namely:
• Gock Am
The video was lovely as directed by Clarence Peters. The song was very successful with the video having over 400,000 views on YouTube.
By chance, Baby Fresh listened to one of those early tracks and immediately recognized Crayon’s potential to become a force to reckon with in Afrobeats and eventually signed him under the producer’s record label, Blowtime Entertainment, an imprint of Don Jazzy’s Mavins records on May 31, 2019.
In the words of Don Jazzy, “We are pleased to announce our new imprint deal with Baby Fresh’s Blowtime Entertainment as we unveil our new artist, Crayon. Baby Fresh has always been part of the Mavin family and we look forward to what is shaping up to be a remarkable stage of his amazing career. Crayon is an exceptional songwriter and recording artist who comes with a lot of diversity in his music and I am sure that we will attain great things together”.
His Role Models
Crayon revealed he was inspired by Fela, Drake, Justin Bieber, Bryson Tiller, Wizkid and Davido. He has a fresh sound: colorful music blend of pop and local groove.
His Net Worth
Crayon is visibly hungry for success, currently waxing stronger in the Nigerian music industry, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $400,000 dollars.