Name: Timaya (Inetimi Alfred Odon)
Birth date: November 29 1977
Birthplace: Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Timaya who was known as “plantain boy” now a big boy is one of the biggest musicians we have in Nigeria. Timaya who found the popular Nigerian hip hop group “dem mama soldier” has made his name big in the Nigeria music industry he produced albums like “True story (2007), Gift and Grace (2008), the rebirth (2010) and upgrade (2012). Since he started his music career he has received numerous awards both in headies, Nigeria music award and others.
Timaya studied finance briefly before he became a backup singer for Eadris Abdulkareem-fronted rap group. Timaya was born in Port Harcourt Rivers state, and he grew up with fourteen older siblings. He currently has 1.7million followers on his Instagram page.