King Calie says his hard work paid off as he cops Magnum Top Performa title

King Calie has attributed his win in the Magnum Top Performa competition to all the hard work he put into the contest.

Following his win on Saturday (December 18) King Calie who was at a loss for words said he was overwhelmed but grateful.

“The competition was great! All the contestants did really well and I am just so happy to have come out on top,” King Calie said.

“I am so overwhelmed and just grateful to Magnum Tonic Wine and Romeich for this opportunity. It was a lot of work, but it paid off in the end,”he added.

King Calie walks away with a million dollars and will have the opportunity to create a music video and a song, to be produced by Romeich Entertainment.

While second place winner, Prince Saj, will receive $300,000 and a feature on a compilation rhythm from Romeich Entertainment.

Kamal Powell, Regional Marketing Manager for brand said the Magnum Top Performa far exceeded everyone’s expectations.

“We knew what we wanted to achieve with this competition, we wanted to unearth and hone talent and introduce them to the music and entertainment, but we never anticipated the impact it would have on the contestants or the support the brand would get. The debut of this competition has been nothing short of remarkable,” Powell said.

Music producer and artiste manager as well as partner in Magnum Top Performa, Romeich Major had nothing but well wishes for the winner, and fellow participants.

“Congratulations to King Calie our overall winner. Also hats off to all the contestants, you all showed true professionalism, creativity, and lyrical skills, keep going, every one of you has what it takes to make it,” he said.

Magnum Top Performa is a lyrical face-off competition where initially 16 artistes clashed against each other every Thursday over fifteen (15) weeks, freestyling to ‘16 bars’ on rhythms played by a host DJ.

The show had three rounds, the preliminaries, semi-finals, and the finals, where the Top Performa was crowned.

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