Nigerian singer and songwriter Inetimi Timaya Odon, better known by his stage name Timaya, born 15 August 1980, this music artiste has won numerous awards.
He is a native of Odi in the South-South Nigerian state of Bayelsa. In honor of his roots, to which he has given much back, he is affectionately referred to as the Egberi Papa 1 of Bayelsa.
Timaya became one of Nigeria’s most well-known performers by fusing dancehall, hip-hop, and soca with Nigerian music.
Timaya, who has been dubbed the king of Afro-Soca music, is renowned for his remarkable fusion of Afro-Caribbean/Dancehall music with other musical genres.
He is also a signed artist to DM (Dem Mama) Records Limited, which he founded.