Born Stanley Omah Didia, to a family with deep music roots in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Omah Lay’s grandfather was a percussionist for the legendary Highlife singer Celestine Ukwu until his death in 1976. His Dad also took up drumming though didn’t reach the heights of his father but he was a local hero.
Omah Lay’s music is deeply Afro Fusion – the melody of Wizkid meets the depth of Burna Boy. Omah would always have this to say about his music making process,
“I easily weave through Afro genres but the vibe would always hit me first as Highlife, I guess it’s hugely due to the my massive highlife exposure growing up in a music family like mine.” Omah Lay writes and produces most of his records so it would be accurate to say he owns his sound.
His first official single “YOU” dropped on the 14th of February 2020 and has gained almost 600,000 streams on all platforms, currently featured on Cool Fm Tastemakers’ chart and Soundcity Top 20 amongst others. Omah Lay was featured by Native Mag on their March episode of ‘Fresh Meat’ as an artiste to look out for in 2020.
After the success of ‘You‘ which is still in the hearts of many music fans, Omah Lay serves his buzzing single “Bad Influence” officially. This song is here based on popular demand. It has been tearing up the charts currently trending on Apple Music and Audiomack (with millions of streams) and on multiple playlists on Spotify.
Earlier billed to drop his debut EP ‘Get Layd’ on the 18th of April, the pandemic has caused him to his first EP in May. “Get Layd” Is Currently getting massive streams across all digital stores.
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