''To me, in this industry, the only person that can call himself a legend is 2face. The others shouldn’t. Even if people call me a legend, I don’t like to be seen like that.” “The crown never leaves. I am Timaya anytime any day, 13 years is not three years.
''People don’t understand that making a hit song doesn’t mean you are a star. Stars always shine, some people can make a hit song and you will never hear of them again. There’s no year I’ve never dropped a hit song. “I don’t want to be number one. I just want to be a musician. A lot of people have come and gone but I’m still here,'' he said.