Timi Donald Dakolo is a singer and songwriter. Widely acclaimed as the ‘Nigerian King of Soul’, he is recognized and celebrated for his unrivalled vocal range and electrifying performances.
He began his music career as a preteen singing with his church choir in Port-Harcourt. In 2003, he became a founding member of the Purple Love, the musical group which dominated the Port- Harcourt local music scene until 2005.
As a student of the University of Port-Harcourt where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies, Timi won the local talent hunt contest, G.E Facto, in 2005, one of the first of the many wins in his artistic and creative pursuit.