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Sunday, August 14, 2022

Happy birthday Timaya

Happy birthday Inetimi Timaya Odon, better known as Timaya, is a multiple award-winning Nigerian singer and songwriter. He hails from Odi, Bayelsa state, Nigeria. He is fondly called the Egberi Papa 1 of Bayelsa.

He grew up in Port Harcourt. His father was a banker and his mother was a trader. For his early education, Odon attended Assemblies of God Nursery And Primary School. His secondary school education began at Nkpolu Oroworukwo in Port Harcourt, after he moved to Lagos and attended Ikeja Grammar School, where he eventually obtained a secondary school certificate.

Timaya later returned to Port Harcourt to study Banking and Finance at the tertiary level, however, he performed poorly in examinations and dropped out after the first semester.

His solo career began in 2005 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. Meanwhile, he gained further visibility and international prominence through his third studio album De Rebirth—released in partnership with Black Body Entertainment—and its lead single "Plantain Boy". Both were commercially successful.  In 2012, Timaya released Upgrade, which spawned hits "Bum Bum", "Sexy Ladies", and "Malonogede". To date, his work has earned him several notable awards and nominations including four Headies Awards wins, 2 AFRIMMA Awards wins, one Nigeria Music Award, and an NEA Award

May God bless his new age 

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