#BumpThis: Crayon’s “Shima”


March 25, 2020

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 daily series that features new songs, by and featuring Nigerians, that you absolutely need to hear.


Crayon — “Shima”

About a month ago, Mavin Records’ newest signee, Crayon dropped “Kpano”, a thoroughly infectious single that didn’t get the attention it deserved. Now, he’s back with an even stronger single, “Shima”.

Produced by London — the gifted beatsmith behind Rema’s hit song, “Bad Commando” — the mid-tempo “Shima” finds Crayon singing about a lover that drives him crazy with her body.

Like with everything he’s done in the past year — from his debut EP to his features — “Shima” is further proof that the up-and-coming afropop star truly deserves our undivided attention.

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