Timaya is among the well known artists in Nigeria who has been in the music scene for a long while. In a lifelong that ranges more than multi decade, he has figured out how to cause his music to flourish in an industry known to be profoundly serious. Other than being a well known artist, what more do you think about this charging character? Discover increasingly about him underneath!
The birth or authority name of Timaya is Enetemi Alfred Odom. He was conceived in Port Harcourt, River State in Nigeria on the 29th of November 1977. He is the ‘last-conceived’ of a huge family that involves fifteen kids. He went to Assemblies of God Nursery and Primary School and afterward Nkpolu Oroworukwo for his auxiliary school, the two schools are situated in Port Harcourt however he inevitably completed his optional training at Ikeja Grammar School, Lagos.
Other than utilizing his stage name Timaya, he is likewise alluded to as Egberipapa 1 or Dem Mama warrior. His excursion to fame has not been simple by any means. To begin with, his exhibition in school was not the best. Besides, eventually throughout everyday life, he had to sell plantains in the lanes of Mgbuosimini to get by. Luckily, he was very capable in music.
During his secondary school days, he won a lot of awards during rivalries held among schools.
The beginning of his melodic excursion saw him perform with underground or up and coming artists. More often than not, he was a reinforcement artist and at one time he was giving reinforcement vocals to a famous performer, Eedris Abdulkareem.
Later on, he highlighted in recordings of a rap bunch called UDX, which is situated in Lagos. He likewise teamed up with different artists, for example, Biodin, Kunle, Raphael, Temi (Divino), among others. His first significant advancement came in the wake of discharging his hit tune “Dem Mama”. This cognizant melody was about the decimation that was occurring in the oil-rich Delta district. The track exposed the mercilessness exuding from the officers and coordinated towards guiltless regular people in an offer to chase down aggressors.
This track prompted him being nicknamed Egberi Papa 1 (the town messenger of the individuals) of Bayelsa. One explanation that has made Timaya climate the firm rivalry in the music business in Nigeria is his capacity to act in various classes.
He is very skilled in Raga, Hip-jump, dancehall, afrobeat, just as afro hip-bounce. This has seen him produce a lot of collections and singles since 2007. Other than being an imaginative music craftsman, he is additionally an honor winning lyricist and music maker.
He has been composing his own tunes just as for different craftsmen. Timaya additionally does music creations. A portion of the famous craftsmen that have picked up from his composition and creation aptitudes incorporate Eulonzo Jordan just as YouTube star, Jarrett Holt. The maturing Nigerian vocalist has likewise worked with a few craftsmen including industry heavyweights, for example, J Martins in the honor winning “Owey” from the collection “Which Kind of Life”, Keffee’s track Kokoroko, P Square, Spyder Man, among different performers. His straightforward character makes him simple to work with. This has additionally prompted his aptitudes being exceptionally looked for after.
Throughout his melodic excursion, Timaya has accomplished a considerable amount. Other than being an affluent performer, he has additionally won various honors. A portion of the honors remember Album of the year for 2008, Best dancehall/Reggae collection in 2009, best Collabo in 2009, and furthermore best cooperation in just as in 2010. These originated from Nigeria Music Awards, Hip Hop World Awards, among others
Timaya claims a multi-million naira chateau situated in the Lekki territory of Lagos and decision vehicles in his assortment. His vehicles incorporate 2 ground-breaking Range Rovers, Mercedez Benz G55 AMG, a silver shaded Bentley, Mercedez Benz Glen and a Lexus.
The Egberi Papa 1 of Bayelsa had a romantic tale went bad with Nollywood entertainer, Empress Njamah. In spite of the fact that their partition stood out as truly newsworthy at the time following a few allegations that trailed their separation, the two are said to even now be companions.
Timaya is as of now involved with Barbara with whom he has two little girls – Emmanuela and Grace. Discussions In an ongoing meeting with a well known paper, Timaya is professed to have implied on turning into a priest or minister. To him, this was the most ideal approach to connect with the individuals.
This coming not long after experiencing a separation with a disputable entertainer whom he had dated for a considerable length of time. From the abovementioned, clearly he has accomplished a status that numerous Nigerian performers would fantasy about achieving. Moreover, he is likewise regarded for his laid back and preservationist way to deal with music as well as life when all is said in done. Until this point in time, Timaya has sold in excess of 30 million records in Nigeria just as all inclusive.
Timaya Is A Peace Ambassador Because of his socially cognizant music and continually ready to represent a decent course, Timaya was delegated as the Peace Ambassador in 2011 by the IIFWP (Inter-strict and International Federation for World Peace). He is seen as an individual who positively affects the general public all the more so the young.
This was watched particularly in the wake of discharging his single “Dem Mama” where he handled the subject for a long time. Quick Facts Genuine Name: Enetemi Alfred Odom Stage Name: Timaya Date of Birth: 29 November 1977 Place of Birth: Port Harcourt, Rivers State State of Origin: Bayelsa State Relationship Status: Single Kids: 2 Total assets: N1.1 billion (assessed).