“My mum sold fruits in Iyana Iba for 19 years” – Singer Crayon reminisces on tough childhood


Mavin Records/Blowtime Entertainment singer, Charles Chibueze Chukwu who is popularly known as Crayon took to Twitter to tells his fans about his family’s financial struggle before he became famous.


The singer revealed that his mother sold fruits at Iyana Iba in Lagos for 19 years at the same spot and she even earned the nickname ‘Iya Carrot’. Crayon revealed that his record deal with Blowtime Entertainment & Mavin Record (One of the biggest record labels in Nigeria) changed the financial status of his family and took his mother off the street.

He wrote;

My mum used to be the most popular fruit seller in iyana iba ask anybody of iya carrot that’s my mum. She sold fruits for 19 years straight on the same spot with her small table and things. I changed all that after I signed my deal back in 2019! Now she chilling. Glory to God!

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