Following the release of his 7th studio project ‘Chulo Vibes’, veteran Nigerian artiste Timaya was hosted at Industry Nite for a listening party of the new album. The Hard Rock Cafe, Lagos, was packed to the rafters yesterday, March 28th, as people turned out en mass to celebrate and support the artiste.
Timaya got the crowd warmed up by performing some of his greatest hits, and had everyone singing along. The artiste then followed this with his traditional praise session, before being joined on stage by Harry Song to perform ‘Samankwe’. Timaya then performed songs from the ‘Chulo Vibes’ album, instantly filling the room with good energy and excitement. Since its release on the 8th of February, 2019, Chulo Vibes has been widely received and enjoyed considerable airplay. Most favored on the album are the hit tracks ‘Balance’ and ‘Stoopid’; this much was evident as the crowd lit up when Timaya performed the songs. To close the show, Peruzzi performed the his single ‘Amaka’.
This was Timaya’s third outing at Industry Nite, and he continues to perform above and beyond expectations. Among the audience were celebrities like Harry Song, Ycee, DJ Jimmy Jatt, Peruzzi, Korede Bello, Dprince, Dapo Taburna, King Perry, and Good girl LA who all came out in support of Timaya.
Inetimi Odon popularly known as Timaya is the acclaimed king of Afro-Soca music. Born in Bayelsa, Nigeria, Timaya’s music has transcended beyond his early beginnings in the south of Nigeria to all parts of the world. The certified hit maker has numerous multiplatinum hit singles, collaborations (including the remix of his hit single “Bum Bum” with Sean Paul), 6 studio albums and a recently released EP to his credit.
Timaya has successfully completed tours in Africa, North America, the Caribbeans, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia.
With over 190 million views on YouTube and 2 million followers on social media, the style icon certainly has a strong fan base worldwide.