Every musician, celebrity or superstar have a story to tell of their humble begining, we have seen or heard cases of most of them tilling the ground day and night just to rise to the top.
Of them all i think Timaya, the Egberi papa one of Bayelsa has more suffering stories than anyone else.
Inetimi Timaya Odon was born in Rivers state, he was the youngest child of 15 children family.
Though Timaya went to school but wasnt really interested in school as he dropped out in his first semester after a very poor academic performance. Subsequently he moved to Lagos to join Eedris Abdulkareem group as a back up singer.
Timaya told his story some time ago that he was once a plantain seller, he had to hawk plantain to help his family, but today we all can see, he is already a made man.
Let us glance through some of his old pictures of his suffering days.
What could be more inspiring than seeing our Dem Mama Record boss in this poor state.
This is our rich Bayelsa man who is now a multi millionaire.
Growing into a youthful age, Timaya still was looking poor and unkempt, I’m very sure he too would be filled with tears seeing photos like this.
This was during his days as an undergraduate, however he dropped out after poor performance in his first semester.
Here our Timaya began to look better at least.
But now let’s see pictures of the made man he has become
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