Akintunde Abiodun Timileyin (born February 16, 2000) is a fast-rising singer and rapper. He is known professionally by the stage name, T.I Blaze.
He is that fresher who is making waves in the Nigerian music industry with hit songs such as Try Me, Sometimes, Zero Joy, Gbedu, Feelings, and Oba.
He came to the limelight in 2021 after one of his singles went viral in the country and received massive airplay on radio stations. T.I Blaze is a Street Pop artiste and specializes in the Indigenous Rap (Yoruba) sub-genre.
T.I Blaze Biography
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Akintunde Abiodun Timileyin|
|Stage Name:||T.I Blaze|
|Born:||16 February 2000 (age 22 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Ogun, Nigeria|
|State Of Origin:||Ogun State|
|Parents:||Mr. and Mrs. Akintunde|
|Wife • Spouse:||Not Married|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||Not Disclosed|
|Occupation:||Singer • Songwriter|
T.I Blaze was birthed into the world on the 16th Of February 2000. He was born into the family of Mr. and Mrs. Akintunde. Eight days after he was born, a naming ceremony was organized in his honour, and he was given the name: Timileyin Abiodun Akintunde.
He was born and raised in Ogun State. He comes from a humble background, which exposed him to the hardship faced by Nigeria’s low-income and middle-income families. And his background would later influence the kind of music he created later in life.
Music for T.I Blaze started as an avenue to showcase his passion and express the challenges he faced regularly. He started by creating freestyle songs for the enjoyment of his close friends and schoolmates. As he advanced in age, his passion for the art grew.
Encouraged by the success of other Street Pop artists like Olamide, Lil Kesh, and Chinko Ekun, he set the goal of becoming a superstar. Thus, he improved his rap, songwriting, and singing prowess to become a better musician.
T.I Blaze received quality education from top-tier schools in Ogun State.
He studied at leading public and private schools for his primary and secondary school education.
He graduated from New Creation College in 2016 after scoring good grades in the West African School Certificate Examinations.
He opted out of university education to pursue a professional music career.
T.I Blaze moved from Ogun State to Lagos to launch his music career. He started by composing a lot of Street Pop songs and recording them in studios in his neighbourhood.
He performed some of these songs at events and music shows. He also participated in different music competitions, showcasing his talents to the world. By doing this, T.I Blaze was able to build a name for himself in the underground music environment of Lagos.
The talented artist struck gold when one of his singles went viral on the internet, and music-loving Nigerians began to stream and download the song. The single had amassed millions of streams across digital music channels in a matter of days.
Riding on the wave of his first major success, T.I Blaze has seized the opportunity to make a name for himself. In the subsequent months, he has released a couple of hit singles such as Zero Joy, U Are The One, Feelings, Oba, Sometimes, Vibez, Ballers Anthem, Good Life, Tomiwa, and Nobody Cares.
In 2021, T.I Blaze dropped his debut EP titled The Fresh Prince Of Lagos. The project is home to hit songs like Oba, Gbedu, Try, and Basic. Since its release, the EP has topped several Street Pop and Afrobeats charts.
T.I Blaze dropped the remix of Sometimes (featuring Olamide) in February 2022. He released the video of the trending single, Try, in March 2022.
T.I Blaze has collaborated with a host of music acts such as Barry Jhay, Blxckie, Rasaqi NFG, Seyi Vibez, Goldenson, and Rexxie.
T.I Blaze appeared as a featured artist on the hit song, Overload (Kala) by Pa Brymo. He was also featured on Salle‘s single, Soul.
- Zero Joy
- U Are The One
- Ballers Anthem
- Good Life
- Nobody Cares
- The Fresh Prince Of Lagos
T.I Blaze has a large fanbase on social media and off-social media.
He has over 274k followers on Instagram.
Instagram handle: @ti_blaze_
T.I Blaze turned 22 years old on the 16th Of February. His management team and close friends threw a lavish but private birthday ceremony to celebrate the new age.
He resides in a well-furnished apartment in the Lekki district of Victoria Island. He is a Yoruba boy who hails from one of the South Western states.
He is also known by the monikers the Fresh Prince Of Lagos and Wavy Baby.
In March 2022, T.I Blaze was invited to perform at Baze University. The singer T.I Blaze is currently single, but he is open to being in a relationship with an understanding partner. He is not married and has no girlfriend.
Considered to be one of the fast-rising acts in the industry, T.I Blaze is gradually building a fortune from his musical gifts.
T.I Blaze is estimated to be with a net worth of US$60,000-US$90,000.