Question: What’s your name?
“Timothy, but most people see as Timmy payn or payn music/”
Question: Where are you from?
“Grand Rapids, MI”
Question: How old are you?
“I am currently 34 until November.”
Question: When did you start making music?
“I started writing, rhyming, and singing at 8 years old. There were a lot of experiences that pushed me to that/ i never really had a choice.”
Question: How serious are you about your career?
“What career? this is my life!! I eat, think, and dream lyrics. I sing while I walk, while I shower, when I cook, and when I clean. There’s always music on in my head.”
Question: Have you ever thought about quitting music?
“A lot of other things yes. Never music though. I have to much to say.”
Question: Who inspires you the most?
“Oneal Croft, my grand father. He gave me music. It’s a shame I never got to show him what I’m doing with it.”
Question: What got you into making music?
“Well supportive family during traumatic times to be honest. I needed an outlet for frustration because before that I didn’t even know why I was here”
Question: Who is your favorite producer
“Definitely The Lokkz Music. He’s helped me with and through a lot. That’s family and you’ve heard his work”
Question: What is one of your best songs?
“My best song available right now on all platforms is Rising Higher. its motivation music and closest to what’s coming next.”
Question: Are you signed to a record or label?
“Not yet. everywhere ive dug it turns out phishy, or we aren’t a good match. we’ll get there though.”
Question: Have you ever performed?
“A few times local to where I was currently at. Billy’s lounge, the shelter, random parties.”
Question: Who would you most likely collaborate with?
“Well I’ve got a list that may grow but it won’t waiver. Dax and Joyner are in there towards the top. Work for what you need right?”
Question: If you could open for any artist who would it be?
“Eminem. Anyone else I wouldn’t feel comfortable calling it opening. I’m not sure how to explain that though so I’ll leave it..”
Question: What’s next for you?
“Me, finally! I’ve done a whole lot of what everyone else wanted or said. It’s time to get back to Timmy.”
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