Fast-rising Nigerian singer, Charles Chibueze Chukwu also known as Crayon has revealed that prior to being a signee of Nigeria’s legendary beatmaker, Don Jazzy’s Mavins Records he was addicted to the use of illicit substances.
The singer, born on born 21 November 2000 shot into the limelight in 2019 when he was signed to Mavin Records. The singer was birthed in Orile Iganmu, a community in Surulere, a suburb in Lagos State.
However, he hails from Ebonyi State. It was learnt that at age 7, he moved to Ojo, Lagos where he grew up in a family of four.
For his secondary education, he attended Treasure Court College, in Ojo. Meanwhile, speaking about his drug addiction in a post on X (formerly Twitter), Crayon wrote, “Bro I used to do drugs back in the days in Ojo name it!!! Trams? My highest na 700 milligram! Skushi’s from ele! 2 big ragolis me and my guys!! Emzolyn I dey pop raw 2 bottles !!! Ref!!! But I no do ice shaaa!! And I no smoke igbo sha me I get sense!!
“Babyfresh picked me up from the slums. He said you gats stop all those things I did!! All glory to God! I did!! Now I don’t smoke or do those things any more!!! Upon all the money wey I get!! I’m chilled!!” (sic)