There’s so much new music being released that it’s hard for even the most loyal fans to wade through the trash to find the gems. That’s why we’ve created #BumpThis – a Friday series that features new songs, by and featuring Nigerians, that you absolutely need to hear.

Crayon — “Kpano”

Last year, Mavin Records introduced us to two exciting new stars, Rema and Crayon. While Rema ended up getting most of the attention, Crayon still rallied, delivering a solid EP, Cray Cray

and one modest hit, “So Fine”.

Well, the talented up-and-comer seems set to make 2020 his year, and with his fantastic new single, the Ozedikus-produced “Kpano”, we think he is already on the right track to becoming afropop’s next big breakout star.

While “Kpano” is not as lyrically strong as the songs that populate his EP, it’s probably his most infectious effort. It’d be a real shocker if this party-starter doesn’t end up being one of the year’s biggest hits.


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