Timaya Celebrates Ten years in the music industry with a new single

Billed for January 15, 2016, the singer is also celebrating his 10 years as an artiste.

Appreciating his fans for their support, he stated: “Starting the year with this one, drops on Friday 15th of January. Anticipate 2016- 10 years in the game… standing taller and stronger… (I know the boy is a stupid idiot, an asshole, a controversial bastard) but salute to all my fans all over the world for your love and support.”

Timaya, whose real name is Enetimi Alfred Odon, was born on 29 November 1977. The Nigerian singer and songwriter founded the South South hip hop group, Dem Mama Soldiers.

His solo career began in 2006 with the release of Dem Mama, which also appeared on his debut album True Story, released the following year. His second album Gift and Grace was released in 2008.

Timaya gained further visibility and international prominence through his third studio album De Rebirth, and its lead single Plantain Boy. Both reported to be commercially successful. He collaborated with Dem Mama Soldiers on the album LLNP (Long Life N Prosperity). In 2012, Timaya released Upgrade, which spawned hits Bum Bum, Sexy Ladies, and Malonogede. To date, his work has earned him four Headies Awards, and one Nigeria Music Award.


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