Timati was born on August 15, 1983, in Moscow. He became popular after taking part in the Star Factory 4 project. In 2006 the singer released his solo album Black Star. The song V Klube (In The Club) was aired by many radio stations and reached a high position in the charts. In 2009 Timati recorded the song Groove On together with Snoop Dogg, the famous rapper.