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Biography of Timi Nero


Biography of Timi Nero

Biography of Timi Nero

Real name Doutimiye Owonaro, Born on the 25th of July 1995 to Mr and Mrs Owonaro, Timi Nero is a Port Harcourt based music producer, songwriter, performing artist, photographer and radio presenter.

At the tender age of 8, he wrote his first song and began leading praise and worship sessions in the church.

He went to Air Force Comprehensive School Uyo where he and two of his friends banded together to form a music group called EOC (enigma of Christ).

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By the time he graduated from Air Force in 2012, he knew that music was going to be serious business for him. In August 2012.

Gained admission to the University of Benin to study Mass communication and that was where he began his solo career under the alias, T.I.M.I. In 2014.

Musical Career

TIMI dopped his debut single titled If love in 2014, featuring talented RnB act Cizzy and generating some buzz in the University of Benin Ekenwan campus.

He dropped a follow-up to If love titled Round the world” in 2015. This song established him as a class act and gained him some recognition in the University of Benin.

In 2016, he graduated from the University of Benin and went to learn music production under the tutelage of former Grafton producer, Slim Burna.

In December 2016, he dropped another song titled Chemistry. This song gained him a lot of airplay in Radio stations in Port Harcourt, Bayelsa and Lagos state.

Then in 2017, he went to study Digital Studio management at the National Broadcast Academy at Ikeja, Lagos.

Biography of Timi Nero

In December 2017, he changed his alias from T.I.M.I to Timi Nero in a bid to embrace his “Izon Ibe” roots and dropped another banger titled When the day is done“. 

This song gained him so much attention and airplay and even made it to the Top-Ten Naija hottest jam on Radio Nigeria Treasure 98.5fm in Port Harcourt.

As well as scored him a lot of interviews in Bayelsa and Port Harcourt.

He currently is a radio presenter at Treasure 98.5fm PH. In the little time he has spent surfing the Nigerian music scene.

Timi Nero has managed to make himself relevant as well as carve a niche for himself as the future of Nigerian music.

How far can he go? Only time can tell.


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