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Omaylay – (Artist Review)



Omah Lay’s greatest gift might seem his technique or his lyric tenor vocals, but it’s neither. His greatest gift is his type of songwriting that merges echoes of Fireboy’s creative penmanship with Wizkid’s vibes and one can call his style Afro-Fusion.

According to the singer, he started music at the age of 15 when he was a producer for a very long time and the started singing again.

Singles like Hello Brother and Do Not Disturbw was released in the year 2019 started his emergence into the music scene but got everybody’s attention with ”You” and ”Bad Influence” which was off his debut EP Get Layd

Following the validating reception of both singles, Omah Lay shared the Get Layd EP contained other songs like Damn, LoLo, and Ye Ye Ye, which he released on May 22 to rudder-stamped the endorsement of his talent.

His first single which debuted on February 14, 2020, has been streamed numerously across all major music platforms and went ahead to top charts including Cool FM Tastemakers’ chart and Soundcity Top 20.

Omah Lay has been tipped by Native Mag on their March episode of ‘Fresh Meat’ as an artist to look out for in 2020.

Omah Lay is signed to Dvpper Music and is the first African artiste to be highlighted by the Africa Rising Initiative launched by Apple Music, a music and video streaming platform.


Omaylay was nominated for several awards in which among of them won The Headies as The Next Rated artist and his single ‘Godly’ became most played song and won an award from Next Honours.


Omah Lay has previously released two EPs titled ‘Get Layd’  and ‘What Have We Done’, both projects dropped in 2020.