One of Nigeria’s most popular musicians, Timaya, has joined the exclusive list of brand ambassadors of the next generation network, Globacom. Globacom said in a statement that the singer, songwriter and producer, whose full name is Inetimi Alfred Odon, was signed on as the latest Glo brand ambassador last week.
The company disclosed that Timaya was made a Glo ambassador because of his success in the music industry and for being an inspiration to millions of Nigerian youths, especially in the South-South part of the country where he is popularly known as the Egberi Papa 1 of Bayelsa.
The versatile musician, known for traversing the genres of raga, hip-hop, dancehall and afrobeat, is a highly successful artiste with several highly rated albums such as True Story, Gift and Grace, De Rebirth, LLNP and Upgrade. He is the founder of South-South hip hop group, Dem Mama Soldiers. 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.
Timaya is a multiple award winner and has to his credit four Headies Awards and one Nigerian Music Award.