Craymo was born Craig Stephen Raymo in Massena, New York and grew up in nearby Ogdensburg, a quiet little city on the St. Lawrence River bordering Can
Craymo was born Craig Stephen Raymo in Massena, New York and grew up in nearby Ogdensburg, a quiet little city on the St. Lawrence River bordering Canada. Music seemed to possess his soul from an early age as he had always tried to imitate the singers and bands eminating from his little 45 rpm record player. He recently released a track entitled ‘December Rain’ and gave topafricmusicvideo.com an exclusive interview. Check it out
Tell us your Name
What does Craymo mean?
A: Its simply the first initial from my first name “Craig” and my last name combined together.
Where are you from and where are you based?:
A: Im from Massena, New York , but based in Orlando, Florida.
What genre of Music do you Love:
A: Pop music! Alternative pop, Funk Pop, Pop Rock, Punk pop, any kind of pop with a cool sing along melody.
Who is Your Favorite Artist?:
A: Mika, because his voice and songs are so captivating.
Tell us about your New Single:
A: December Rain (Carol Of Love) is a love song dedicated to anyone who has ever loved someone that didn’t love them back. You can hear it at: https://www.reverbnation.com/craymo/song/28824101-december-rain-carol-of-love
What motivated you to write this song?:
A: A song about unrequited love. I named it in loving memory for my Mom, whose maiden name is Carol Love, with the hope it will keep her name alive forever. I wrote this song 25 years ago with my keyboard player Paul Dinletir. My Mom loved the song and was always there for me through all my heartbreaks in life.
Where Do You Get Your Inspiration:
A: Music is always inside of me. I get inspiration several different times of the day from the universe. Songs and melody lines just pop into my mind all the time. I also get inspiration from listening to music.
Where Can People Find You?:
A: You can find me at
iTunes, CDBaby, Amazon Music, Spotify and most download sites
I will be performing at the International Seaway Festival, Ogdensburg, NY, July 2018