Timaya

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Birthday
29, 1977
Birthplace
Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
29, 1977 (age 41)
Birthplace
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

About

The founder of the popular Nigerian hip-hop group Dem Mama Soldiers, Timaya is also notable for his solo albums True Story (2007), Gift and Grace (2008), De Rebirth (2010), and Upgrade (2012). His numerous honors include a Nigeria Music Award, a Nigeria Entertainment Award nomination, and several Headies.

Before Fame

Before beginning his music career, he briefly studied finance. He subsequently became a backup singer for an Eedris Abdulkareem-fronted rap group.

Trivia

His popular single "Plantain Boy" won an Afrotainment-Museke Online African Music Award in 2011.

Family Life

Born Enetimi Alfred Odon, he grew up in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria, with fourteen older siblings.

Associated With

He and 2face Idibia are both well-known Nigerian hip hop artists.