Prepare thyself to meet Jamaican recording artiste OMI.
One writer says, "Some men are born great, some achieve greatness, while others had greatness thrust upon them." In the case of (Omar Samuel Pasley) he was born a great singer! Hailing from Clarendon, Jamaica, He is last of the four children of Kenroy and Rachel Pasley.
As a child growing up, he sang at every occasion that provided an audience - the church, school concerts
or any other community gathering. Much to the delight of his onlookers,
OMI would rise to the occasion once he got the opportunity.
OMI idolized his father and nurtured the desire to follow in his footsteps as a visual artist and musician. For him, this was no easy feat to accomplish, as his dad was not only outstanding at painting portraits, but also a great musician known in the industry as Jah Ken. However, before Jah Ken could pass-on all he knew about both vocations, he died of emphysema when OMI was nine years old. His dad's passing left a vacuum in his world and as young as he was, OMI pledged to use his talents to keep his family anchored together.
He attended the May Pen Primary School, before moving to the Garvey Maceo High School where he started to shine as a true performer among his friends.
OMI was captivated by the beats and 'raw street poetry' that coloured the hip-hop music genre, so much so, that during class breaks, his peers would take turns providing hip-hop beats while he rapped. His friends were fascinated with the cutting edge lyrics he spit and voiced their approval by drumming on the desks and chairs, while maintaining the rhythm to the lyrics he spun. It was at that moment OMI realized he could effortlessly create catchy melodies. As he grew older and his voice became more distinct, he found singing more to his liking. He enjoyed the latitude it gave him in putting more "soul" and creativity into his compositions.
He is the newest young discovery of international talent wizard, Clifton "Specialist" Dillon, who successfully produced and marketed such luminaries as Shabba Ranks, Patra and Italian reggae singer Alborosie. Discovered by Specialist three years ago, He is a prolific singer and songwriter inspired by music stars such as Nat King Cole, John Legend and Tanya Stephens. He enjoys reasoning on social, cultural and spiritual issues, from which he elicits material to incorporate into the body of his songs. The timbre of his voice is smooth, bright and compelling. OMI's fluid vocal delivery and his contemporary songwriting skills will no doubt secure successive hits on both local and international charts.
is being groomed in all aspects of the music business under the
direction of Kingston, Jamaica based Oufah Media & Production,
spearheaded by Specialist, who is also producing his CD. He is currently
in the studio laying tracks for his not-yet-titled debut album, of his
self-penned songs, for which the intro singles
"Standing On All Threes" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jy18UqKRKcY&feature=related and "Cheerleader" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCxLJhWO8wM
will be released shortly.
Already on the scene is his "Firecracker" song, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=maR1sz2alpU teasing music fans on YouTube.
You are now officially forewarned: Prepare thyself to meet OMI
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