Omah Lay Biography || Albums || All Music || Awards || Net-worth

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Omah Lay Biography || Albums || All Music || Awards || Net-worth

 

Omah Lay Reflects On His Rise To Stardom | The Guardian Nigeria News -  Nigeria and World NewsGuardian Life — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria  and World News

Stanley Omah Didia (born May 19 1997)also known as Omah Lay is a singer, songwriter and record producer. He first gained prominence in 2020 after his debut single ‘You’ went viral. He started off as a producer and songwriter in Port Harcourt but only made up his mind to take up singing when he realized he doesn’t get enough credit for the songs he helped create for others.

He then recorded and put out ‘Do not Disturb’ and ‘Hello Brother’ in his hometown Port Harcourt which earned him a record deal with KeyQaad – a new record label at the time.

In January 2020, he teased his Instagram followers with a verse he had recorded and the feedback was amazing so he decided to make the song available for free as teaser to his official single, that song became ‘Bad Influence which went on to garner millions of streams on Digital stores.

He then released his official single ‘You’ on the 14th of February 2020 which is deemed by many to be a sleeper hit. ‘You’ put him on some reputable lists of Freshmen to watch out for in 2020 like NotjustOk and Native Mag.

On the 22nd of May, Omah Lay dropped his debut EP which included the previously released ‘You’ and ‘Bad Influence’. The EP became an instant commercial success becoming the most streamed Afrobeat album on Digital stores like Audiomack, Deezer and Apple Music and went on to earn him Apple Music Favorite New Artiste of The Month of June in Africa. On June 7, Omah Lay was interviewed on the then new Apple Music’s Africa Now Radio by Cuppy where he spoke about the success of his new EP and music influences. On Friday 3rd of July, he was picked as the debut star for Apple’s Africa Rising Campaign which spots a talent in Africa and projects them all through the continent and internationally.

Artistry

“Omah’s vocal delivery, varied as it may be, breathes life and emotion into his records, regardless of the genre he finds himself making, whether it’s a dance-ready number or a Hip-Hop” – The Native Mag

EPs

Singles

Net-Worth

Omah Lay is currently one of the richest and most influential artist in Nigerian, with an estimated net worth of $400,000 dollars.

Few Remarkable Facts 

  • Omah Lay started producing music at an early age as he took after his grandfather who was a percussionist for legendary Highlife singer Celestine Ukwu.
  • Omah Lay’s style of music is decribed as a fusion of Burna Boy meeting Wizkid in one voice. One can call his style Afro-Fusion.

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