His grandfather was a percussionist for Igbo highlife musician, Celestine Ukwu who was best known for hit songs like “Ije Enu”, “Igede” and “Money Palava” during the 60s.
This makes sense since the KeyQaad Records signee noted that his music is deeply influenced by Highlife having grown up in a family rooted in the music genre.
Omah Lay has been making music right before his major recognition in 2020 having released songs like “Hello Brother”, “Do Not Disturb” in 2019.
His debut 5-tracks EP “Get Layd” released on May 23, 2020 has amassed millions of streems on all streaming platforms worldwide and still counting.
The project has been featured on Soundcity’s Top 20 and also Cool Fm 96.6Fm radio station, during the Tastemakers’ chart.
“Get Layd” EP (2020)
The talented singer is yet to receive any awards or nomination so far but one can clearly tell it won’t be long for him to get honored for his remarkable works in engineering Afro-Fusion music.
However he was been recognized by top magazine including Native Mag which included the singer as one of their Best New Artists for March 2020.