How did you get your name?
I got my name “Kyngjai” from the Rastafarians in my neighborhood that always called me prince/king of Zamunda from Eddie Murphy’s coming to America that’s how I got my name funny I never even understood until I was 15 or something. Then “JAI” came from my kids Jalen my son my second Aniyah and my third Isaiah “Kyngjai”.
Would you rather have 50k in cash or a perfect credit score, and why?
I’d definitely choose 50k over a perfect credit score simply due to the fact I already have a perfect credit score, I could do a lot with 50k lol
Who is your favorite producer?
Metro booming I love his work I can’t even to begin to explain his creative genius I’d love to work with him one day.
Are you a touring artist or a recording artist?
I’d love both I haven’t been on tour yet but I’m going to for now I’m a recording artist but one day I’ll be both, my dream is to travel the world, I might even do it twice.
Have you ever thought about quitting music?
I’ve only ever thought about quitting music when I was just starting out but I think that happens to a lot of musicians for me personally I just didn’t know if I was good enough, I was afraid to put my music out and get feedback I didn’t want to hear
Favorite Era of music?
My favorite era of music would definitely have to be the 2 pac, N.W.A era I still listen to those artist to this day, they kept it real in their music kept it street am still spoke knowledge that’s rare these days an I feel as if people don’t want to hear that anymore for some reason.
Do you plan on traveling?
I plan on traveling the world tour the world every thing that’s always been a dream of mine, first place on my list is Sweden I’ve always wanted to go there.
Are you an independent artist or are you signed or under any management?
I’m an independent artist and I don’t plan on signing, no disrespect to any signed artist but I don’t want to be stuck in any contracts I can’t get out of, I’d like to have the ability to drop my music whenever I like, collect all my royalties pay my people how I feel they deserve to be paid all that.
What was your most memorable concert, did you perform at it?
I remember in 2012 lil Wayne did a tour and was in main I was up front and it was insane I’ll never forget it I got to see my idol a goat perform live right in front of me. One of the heights of my life for sure.
What was your biggest challenge that you had to overcome during your music career, so far?
The biggest challenge I had to overcome was finding a way to mix my Jamaican style music with my Hip-Hop style music and taking it mainstream but I stuck to it and figured it out
When did you start making music?
I started making music in 2012
Where can we find you mostly, in the studio or in the club?
You can always find me at the studio always working, the clubs can wait for later
Who is your childhood hero?
My childhood hero was green lantern
What’s the best way for someone reading this to find you on social media, what’s your main platform?
My main platform definitely has to be Instagram I’ve dedicated a lot of time to it that’s where I connect with my fans and promote my music, I’m also heavily into Twitter and face book, you can find me @kyngjai on anyone of them
What time of day do you make music, are you and early bird or are you up late?
I’m never sleeping I’m always up thinking late at night that’s when the best ideas come to me when it’s quiet and it’s just me and my thoughts, when I’m up early I can never really focus too much going on around me.
Do you prefer to listen to your own catalog of music or the radio?
I definitely have a time when I just want to hear my own catalog of music but I’m mostly listening to the radio if not music then the news I like to be aware
If you could pick one or the other what would you choose, the money or the fame?
Money always choose money why not ?money gets you everything fake does so why go through all the hassle never having any privacy, just not worth it to me
If you could go back in time or in the future which one would you choose and why?
I’d go back in time fix things med relationships.