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Nigeria’s Timaya Releases New Music With Plans to Feature More Soca Influences.

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World renowned Nigerian singer and songwriter Timaya, also known as Don Dada and Egberi Papa 1 of Bayelsa, has released a brand new single “My Moto.”. The track is from his upcoming album, which is highly anticipated by fans and music lovers, worldwide.

A media release issued noted that “My Moto” showcases Timaya’s distinctive Afro-Caribbean sound, which fuses elements of dancehall, hip-hop, soca, and Afrobeats. Produced by award winning producer Yung Willis, the song embodies Timaya’s signature high-energy beats, catchy lyrics, and an irresistible melody that is guaranteed to get listeners moving.

“I am excited to share this new track with my fans. ‘My Moto’ is a song that will get you moving, and I can’t wait to see people dancing to it at parties, clubs, and everywhere in between,” said the artiste, adding, “It’s a reintroduction to my Afro-Caribbean sound, which a lot of my new fans & listeners didn’t get to experience, especially in this streaming era.”

Accompanying the release of the new single is a vibrant, colorful and energetic video that matches the upbeat, infectious song. 

Timaya is one of Nigeria’s most popular and influential performers, who has been making music since 2005. He is the founder of DM Records Limited, which he is also signed to. He has released several hit songs and albums, such as “Dem Mama”, “Plantain Boy”, “Bum Bum”, “Don Dada”, Sanko, and “Cold Outside”. He has also collaborated with other artistes, among them, Phyno, BNXN fka Buju, Machel Montano, Sean Paul, Flavour, and Patoranking. He has won several awards and nominations for his music, including four Headies Awards, two AFRIMMA Awards, one Nigeria Music Award, and one NEA Award.

Timaya has revealed that his upcoming album will feature more of his soca influences and showcase his versatility as an artiste. “ My Moto and my upcoming album reignites the Soca elements of my repertoire and it displays the versatility to my sound, which goes beyond just AfroBeats.”

Released via DM Records / EMPIRE, “My Moto” will resonate throughout the world and pulsate the Caribbean as Timaya has done in the past.  

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Marley Magic. Stephen Remixes Old Soul.

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Stephen Marley, the acclaimed 8x GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter/producer, announces the release of a new remix of his single “Old Soul,” the title track of his latest critically- acclaimed album by DJ Delano of Renaissance Disco titled (DJ Delano Renaissance Santa Barbara Mix).


The remix also features a sample of the classic ‘Santa Barbara’ riddim created by the legendary Grammy Award-winning Jamaican drummer, Sly Dunbar (Sly & Robbie).

The new “Old Soul” remix release coincides with the resumption of the second leg pf Stephen’s Old Soul Tour (Unplugged) dates starting this Saturday, May 25th at the Cali Roots Festival in Monterey, California with his brother Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley.  Both the remix and tour are a continuation of Stephen Marley’s support of his landmark album Old Soul that was released last fall. 


“I was invited to play at Stephen Marley’s daughter’s wedding reception and wanted to play ‘Old Soul,’ my favorite song from the album, while people were dancing.  I decided to drop a riddim on the spot to create a remix doing it live.  They loved the mix and vibe from ‘the remix king” and this how the remix came about.” shared DJ Delano of Renaissance Disco.

ABOUT STEPHEN MARLEY

Stephen Marley is an acclaimed singer and producer. He has worked closely with his brother Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley on the massive crossover hit Welcome To Jamrock. In addition, he continues to champion charitable endeavors centered in Jamaica as a co-founder of the Ghetto Youths Foundation, along with his brothers Damian and Julian Marley.

In 2017, Stephen established Kaya Fest, the annual music festival, which features special guests and rare family performances, all with the larger purpose of raising awareness around the benefits of cannabis, guided by the mantra “Education Before Recreation.” This summer, Stephen embarked on his annual, hugely successful Babylon By Bus Tour, and this week, he commences his Old Soul Tour Unplugged across the US.

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Ye Ordered to Pay $200K per Month In Child Support to Kim K.

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Two hundred thousand dollars per month! That’s the amount Kanye west has been ordered to pay Kim Kardashian, in child support. The settlement was disclosed on November 29th, 2022. The pair will share custody of their four children- North, 9, Saint, 6, Chicago, 4, and Psalm, 3.

The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star filed for divorce in 2021, having been married to West for eight years. Issues surrounding the division of property and custody of their children were resolved in court documents filed on Tuesday.

The court has ordered that the two parties should consult with each other on major decisions about their children’s welfare, while expenses for the children’s security, school and college will be shared. In addition, Ye is expected to pay $200,000 a month in child support, which the New York Post reported is because the children will spend the majority of their time with Kardashian. 

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