Gist reaching us is that Timaya is set to release his forth studio album.His handlers said the album will be titled “Upgrade”.The newly turned father in the music industry has set the release date of the album to be 25th June 2012.The 14 track Album would also have hit songs like sexy ladies ,bom bom & more club banging jamz.
Timaya started out with a couple of early collaborations with some underground artists and was a back-up singer for Eedris Abdulkareem. He was featured in an unreleased video by UDX, a rap group based in Lagos.
His first major hit was the song “Dem Mama” an account of the 1999 destruction of Odi, a riverine community in the oil producing Niger Delta, by soldiers hunting down militants whom where alleged to have killed 8 policemen. The village was burnt down and numerous people killed. Timaya bravely tackled the topic years later and won instant street credibility for his boldness.
Timaya is currently one of most sort after stars in the Nigerian music scene, with a lot of other musicians interested in doing collaborations with him. He has collaborated with J-Martins and P-Square on the J-Martins award winning Owey (Which Kind Life), with Kefee on Kokoroko, Spyder Man, and others.
His previous albums were True Story(2007),Gift abd Grace(2008),De Rebirth(2010) and the compilation album he dis with his protegee’s Dem Mama soljas – LLNP Long life N prosperity(2011).
So the full “upgrade album” will hit the store shelves on june 25th 2012,go and grab your copy.
Additional reports from Wikipedia.