Tima Belorussky (real name is Timofey Andreyevich Morozov; born October 1, 1998, Minsk) is a Belarusian singer and songwriter. He began his solo career in 2017. Prior to popularity, he released tracks under the pseudonym Samzanov. The first track under this pseudonym was released on May 3, 2017 with the participation of MoJoMane. It was called “MVNIMY” Under this pseudonym Timofey Morozov released 21 tracks, which were released both by singles and by the albums “Outside” (September 1, 2017) and “OST.”
Tima Belorusskih started his rise to prominence in the Russian music scene at the tender age of 18 with his debut single Mokrie Krossy (Wet Trainers). Now 22 and only growing in popularity, Tima Belorusskih looks set to be one of the biggest artists in Russia.
Originally from Minsk and born Timofey Morozov, the singer added the Belorusskih moniker to his stage name in order to maintain a connection with his home country as his popularity abroad grew. He toes the line between pop and hip hop, but certainly has a distinct sound that’s recognisable throughout his work.
Tima Belorusskih’s Early Life
Timofey Morozov was born on October 1, 1998 in Minsk. He grew up in a complete family, he also has an older brother. Tim grew up in a musical family – his father was a soloist of the opera house in the past (as of 2018 he lives in India, where he teaches music to children), and his mother is a music teacher.From early childhood, Tim was fond of music.
At age 6, his parents took Tim to a music school, where he played the cello. From 6 to 12 years old Tim was actively involved in football. And yet, in the end, he got tired of going to the section for training, and he quit. At school, Tima studied well, successfully combining it with sports. In addition, he often performed at concerts of amateur performances. He entered the Republican Gymnasium College at the Belarusian State Academy of Music and studied there until the 9th grade, after which he went to study at a linguistic college.
Tima continued his studies at school, where he graduated from the 10th grade and entered the college of art, but the Belorussky studied here for less than a semester. Tima himself said that he played in the transitions on the cello. In addition, he moonlighted as an ice cream seller and a loader. In 2016, Tima did not go through a casting organized by the Belarusian rap label Kaufman in the Minsk club “Re: Public”. The head of the Kaufman label, Alexander Roznichenko, tells.
As Tima himself told, at the time of the release of the song “Wet Crosses” that made him famous, he worked as a waiter in a restaurant. The song was posted on YouTube in mid-August 2018. A month later, he was already in the top of the VKontakte social network and streaming services, from where he wasn’t leaving. In particular, he reached the first five of the Apple Music music service, as well as the 1st place in the Popular section (in musical recommendations) of the VKontakte social network. As a result, the song became the 11th most popular song of that year on the VKontakte social network. October 20, 2018 in Minsk gave everything in the same club “Re: Public” its first solo concert. Then there was a concert in Gomel on October 26, in Novopolotsk on November 3 and November 7, another in Minsk.