How Jaywon escaped life of crime and drugs

How Jaywon escaped life of crime and drugs

It has been revealed that Kennis Music act,
Jaywon once lived on the streets and hustled at
the defunct Kuramo Beach in Lagos before the
label signed him on. According to Street Kid, a
former squatter at Kuramo, they were close pals
back in the day and till now Jaywon has not
forgotten his humble beginnings at the beach.
Street Kid disclosed: “It was here at Kuramo
Beach that Jaywon started his career as a singer
and rapper in 2004 after he came to Lagos from
Kogi State with only the clothes on his back. He
squatted with us here and we all knew him very
well. Back then I knew he was very talented and
was going to be big someday. “We had big
We talked about moving out of the beach and
making it big in music. In fact, it was at Kuramo
Beach that Kennis Music during a show
discovered and signed him on, changing his life
forever. May be if Kennis Music had not
discovered him, he could have ended up on the
other side.”
According to him, though the beach was a haven
for crime and drugs, Jaywon kept his head low
and remained focused. “He was a hard working
youth who knew his onions and tried to stay
away from the life of crime and drugs all around
him because that was what most of our peers
were doing back then at the beach,” Street Kid added.


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