Omah Lay

Who’s Omah Lay?

Omah Lay is a fast-rising Nigerian singer, songwriter, and music producer who gained the Subsequent Rated Award on the 14th Headies Award ceremony on February 21, 2021.

Omah Lay’s full title is Omah Stanley Didia. He was born on 19 May 1997 and he is presently 24 years earlier. Omah Lay was born and raised in Igwuruta, an Ikwerre metropolis in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. He spent his teenage years at Marine Base – a suburb of Port Harcourt.

How Omah Lay turned well-known

Omah Lay turned well-known after releasing two fully totally different EPs within the equivalent 12 months. His debut EP titled ‘Get Lay’d which was launched on May 22, 2020, on the heat of the Coronavirus Lockdown, earned him nationwide recognition. The artiste’s style was praised by critics and music lovers alike with some noting his music style was “modern and approaching the correct time”.

Omah Lay garnered additional fame for himself after releasing a sophomore EP titled ‘What Have We Executed’ on November 20, 2020.

Omah Lay had started his journey to stardom on the streets of Marine Base in Port Harcourt as a rapper with the nickname ‘Lil King’. He turned uninterested in merely being a avenue rapper and on the age of 15, he ventured into music producing and songwriting.

The youthful star well-known he was not getting the credit score rating he deserved from the artistes he wrote songs for and in 2019 he decided to verify the waters of being a singer himself.

He launched the songs ‘Howdy Brother’ and ‘Do Not Disturb’ in 2019 and the songs had been acquired with open arms and had been aired on many native radio stations in Port Harcourt. This propelled his engagement with a Lagos-based report label named ‘KeyQaad’ in June 2019 and he moved to Lagos in July 2019, a month after he was signed to the report label.

Omah Lay’s current report label

Omah Lay was beforehand signed to KeyQaad report label owned by Valentine ‘Valo’ Ngaji in 2019. The label moreover takes credit score rating for “discovering” him. Nonetheless, the youthful artiste is now signed to a model new report label often known as Dvpper Music owned by Damilola Akinwunmi for native distribution of his songs. An American report label often known as Sire Information distributes Omah Lay’s music internationally.

How Omah Lay makes his money

1. Music

That’s the predominant technique Omah Lay makes his money in the intervening time – by means of his music. His debut EP ‘Get Lay’d’ which was launched on May 22, 2020, acquired hundreds and hundreds of streams on predominant digital music retailers like Apple Music, Audio Mack, Dezer, and loads of others.

It made him develop into one in all many new favourite artists in Africa. In June 2020, Omah Lay had a FaceTime chat with DJ Cuppy all through an episode of Apple Music’s Africa Now Radio the place he talked regarding the inspiration behind his hit single, “Unhealthy Have an effect on”.

The EP climbed to the amount two spot on the Nigerian iTunes chart. His single ‘You’ moreover turned one different giant hit, regardless that it was launched some months sooner than his debut EP on February 14, 2020.

2. Reside Reveals

Omah Lay was acknowledged to have made about 1,000,000 to 4 million naira from the journey he made to Uganda for the Huge Brunch Reside efficiency on December 13, 2020.

Sadly, because of COVID-19 pandemic, the reside efficiency did not preserve and the singer was arrested alongside Nigerian singer Tems for breaking the nation’s COVID-19 authorized pointers and prohibitions.

Nonetheless, the arrest bought right here as a blessing in disguise for the singer as a result of it helped improve his fan base and even helped him obtain recognition amongst totally different large names throughout the Nigerian leisure enterprise and previous.

In the intervening time, Omah Lay reportedly charges hundreds and hundreds of naira to hold out dwell at an event.

3. Social media and endorsements

Omah Lay has constructed a giant fan base as a result of the launch of his occupation as a singer. With the number of devoted followers he has, Omah Lay is off to bagging juicy endorsement gives from fairly a couple of producers.

Omah Lay’s internet worth

As of the time of penning this report, Omah Lay’s internet worth is presently estimated at spherical $520, 000 in US {{dollars}}. His internet worth in Naira stands at spherical N200 million.

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