I Took Music Seriously After I Failed UTME ; Singer Crayon. Mavin Records singer Charles Chukwu, also known as Crayon, said that although he “grew up around music,” he got into music after failing the Unified College matriculation exam five times.
In an interview with the Sunday Scoop, he said: “My father used to be a presenter who was also selling CDs at the time. That means I grew up with music. Growing up, the two things I was good at were music and football.
Always the right contact for everything that has to do with music.
I was in the choir and I was also a good dancer. However, as I got older, I knew I had to choose a certain path; and after much deliberation I chose the music.
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In 2016, after writing JAMB for the fifth time, I recorded my first song.
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Why I keep my relationship private: Angela Okorie Crayon also explained that her relationship with her record label boss, Don Jazzy, is like that of a father and son. He said, “My relationship with Don Jazzy can be compared to that of a father and son.”
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I remember when I was frustrated with my job and he gave me the best advice; not from the position of being my boss, but from the position of someone who genuinely wants the best for me.
When I visited him earlier this year, he played me the beat from the Mavin song Overdose and told me he would open the song and do the chorus. He did it because he believes in me.
Regarding the most memorable moments of his career, the singer of Ijo (Laba Laba) said: “The moment I still hold dearest in my heart is when I became known as a Mavin artist.
I felt like I was being promoted as a player for Manchester United football club. It was a dream come true for me to know where he came from. I was very excited about the possibilities that lay before me.