Name: Timaya @timayatimaya
Real name: Enetimi Alfred Odom
Timaya was born in Port Harcourt, Rivers State in the Southern region of Nigeria. He started from Port Harcourt. While in Port Harcourt. As a teenager in Folk Technical College, where he won so many awards in inter-school competitions and moved to Lagos to stay with his elder brother at his parents request so as to complete his secondary school education. He schooled at Ikeja High School in Mafoluku, Lagos. At one time in Mgbuosimini he was spotted hawking plantain which he prides because he felt there is pride in legitimate hard work. He later went to Rivers State College of Arts and Science to study, but he was wafed due to his poor academic position. Him, his brother Tayo and, sister Rose went to Galaxy Tutorial College in Lagos. where his brothers' friends like Musa(kalamu), Napson and Ndubusi(Divino-Temi) where instrumental to his teenage life back in Stephen Toba, Mafoluku, Lagos.
Has written and produced a music track for YouTube star Jarrett Holt and Eulonzo Jordan,