Timaya is regarded as a dancehall legend in Nigerian music

It’s not news that Timaya is regarded as dancehall legend in Nigerian music.

Inetimi Nigerian musician and songwriter Timaya Odon, best known by his stage name Timaya, has won numerous awards.
He is the creator of DM Records Limited and is from Odi, Bayelsa state.

Timaya is regarded as a dancehall legend in Nigerian music
Timaya is regarded as dancehall legend in Nigerian music

“Dem Mama,” which was included on his debut album, True Story, which was released the following year, marked the beginning of his solo career in 2005. Gift and Grace, his second album, was released in 2008.

Through the release of his third studio album, De Rebirth, in collaboration with Black Body Entertainment, and its lead track, “Plantain Boy,” he increased his visibility and international notoriety.

Both had good commercial success. which allowed to work with Dem Mama Soldiers on the album LLNP and earned some money (Long Life N Prosperity).

Timaya released Upgrade in 2012, and it gave rise to the singles “Bum Bum,” “Sexy Ladies,” and “Malonogede”.

He has received numerous prestigious honours and accolades for his work to date, including four Headies Awards, two AFRIMMA Awards, Music Award, and an NEA Award.

In and all of Africa, Timaya is without doubt the dancehall musician who travels the most.

In addition to Sweden, Australia, the United States, Germany, Barbados, Switzerland, Malaysia, Cameroon, St. Lucia, Uganda, Kenya, England, Spain, Austria, Turkey, Sierra Leone, Norway, Rwanda, Cyprus, and Equatorial Guinea, he has also performed there.

Other countries Timaya has performed include Malawi, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, The Netherlands, Greece, Dominica, The Gambia, France, Finland, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, and Trinidad & Tobago.

Recently, Timaya’s distinctive, rhythmic vocals are caressed by the modern Amapiano beat, blend of deep house, jazz, and lounge music that developed in South Africa and is characterized by synths, airy pads, and wide percussive bass lines.

You are forced to move your body as you groove to this song’s African soul, think of it as club banger, and you’d be right.

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