Is King Perryy the new “Patoranking”? Timaya tells vibe.ng why he signed the new artiste to his label.
Timaya and his signing King Perryy cover Vibe.ng magazine latest issue. In an exclusive interview with both Timaya and King Perryy, Timaya talks about why he listened and got interested in King Perryy- “I listen to King Perryy because he’s got it…”‘I could see that fire in his eyes. It was the same thing I saw in Patoranking and Runtown…’
Hearing his words we just had to pause to weigh the similarity between Patoranking and King Perry. Could King Perry become the next Patoranking? Let’s have a look at the things both artists have in common: firstly they are both reggae dancehall artistes. Remember too that Patoranking scored a hit and drew attention with the hit song ‘Alubarika’ which featured Timaya and now Timaya performed on the song ‘Men on duty’ by King Perryy. Also, both were promoted at the beginning of their careers by Timaya.
Can King Perry replicate or surpass Patoranking success? Time will tell. While ending his statement on what drew him to King Perryy, Timaya ended with; “There’s no way that kind of person would not grow… Till today I have that fire too. Till today I’m hungry. At my bedside, I have a quote from Steve Jobs. It says ‘Stay hungry, stay foolish’….”