Name: Timi Dakolo @timidakolo
Real name: Donald Timiebi Dakolo
Timi Dakolo is a Ghanaian born Nigerian. He was born to a Nigerian father and a Ghanaian mother but raised by his grandmother in Port Harcourt.He was a founding member of the Purple Love singing group in 2003 in Port Harcourt Nigeria
but the group disbanded in 2005 as its members had gained admission into the University of Port Harcourt.He is the winner of the first season of Idols West Africa. He was declared the winner in May 2007. Before going to Idols West Africa Timi was a student of Communication Studies in the University of Port Harcourt.
Timi Dakolo released his first single comprising three songs in October 2009.In December 2010 he signed up with Now Muzik and in July 2011 his debut album Beautiful Noise was released into the music market.In 2012 he released the hit single Great Nation.His awards include Hip-Hop Awards for the Best Recording of the year 2010.Timi Dakolo is currently married to Busola Amupitan and they have two children.