Inetimi Timaya Odon (born 15 August 1980), better known by his stage name Timaya, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.
He is the founder of DM Records Limited. His solo career began in 2005 with the outlined of “Dem Mama”, which also appeared on his debut album, True Story outlined the following year. His second album Gift and Grace was outlined in 2008.
Timaya sees his music as a “struggle and quest for a change in life,” having been inclined to “street hustles” at an early age of 14.