Omah Stanley Didia is his real name but widely and fondly known as Omah Lay. He is a popular Nigerian singer and songwriter known for the hit songs “You” and “Bad Influence”. His genre of music is Afro-fusion.
He was born on May 19, 1997 in Port Harcourt. Omah Lay hails from Ikwerre, Rivers State in south southern Nigeria. The talented artiste is coming from a family of strong music background with his grandfather, Celestine Ukwu as a legendary singer of the late 70s highlife music like ‘Ije Enu’, Money Palava, Ijede and many others.
Omah Lay had his primary and secondary education in Port Harcourt where he had his first and secondary school certificates respectively.
His music Career
Omah Lay began his music career at a very young age as a rapper with the stage name, Lil King.
Omah ventured into music production professionally in 2019 but was not much successful as he wanted and settled fully for music.
He has since came up with a number of hit songs including “Hello Brother” and “Do Not Disturb” – which became a most played track in various radio and television stations across Nigeria. This laudable achievement got him a contract with a record label, KeyQaad in July 2019 in Lagos.
Omah’s other hit singles include “You” and “Bad Influence” in early 2020, debut EP titled “Get Layd” on May 22, 2020, “LoLo” which was already topping several music charts all helped to galvanized him to the top ladder in the field of music with millions of streams on major online music platforms.
Omah Lay has so far released a number of songs, notably as:
• Hello Brother (2019)
• Do Not Disturb (2019)
• Damn (2020)
• Lo Lo (2020)
• Ye ye ye (2020)
• You (2020)
• Bad Influence (2020)
• Infinity Ft. Olamide (2020)
• Pami Ft DJ Tunez, Adekunle Gold, Wizkid (2020)
Omah Lay has also had collaborative projects with some of the big names in the industry like Adekunle Gold, Olamide, Wizkid, DJ Tunez among numerous others.
Omah Lay is famous for his emotional tone and lyrical creativity he puts into his kind of music. He started off at a young age as a rapper and eventually made it to top ladder of success in the profession making him one of Nigeria’s fastest-rising music artistes, performing his own songs on some of the biggest stages in Nigeria and Africa.
Describing Omah’s prowess, Popular Lifestyle and Afrobeat magazine, Native Mag, tagged the talented songwriter as one of the artistes to look out for in 2020 and years ahead on their March episode of ‘Fresh Meat’.
Awards and Recognitions
Omah Lay has in the course of his music journey earned a number of awards notably as Apple Music Favorite New Artiste of The Month of June in Africa.
On Friday, July 3, 2020, Omah Lay was picked as the debut star for Apple’s Africa Rising Campaign which spots talents in Africa and projects them throughout the continent and globally.
Again, there are wide speculations that the talented artiste may bag the ‘Rookie of the Year win’ at the next Headies.
His Personal Life
There is no available information about Omah Lay’s relationship. The highly talented star is not yet married and he does not flaunt his family issues in the public or social media.
His Net Worth
Omah Lay’s sudden rise to fame and global recognition has put him as one of the richest and most influential young artistes of his age in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of about $550,000 dollars.
Omah is a social media personality with thousands of followers on his instagram and twitters. You can reach him on instagram:
Omah Lay’s Instagram handle is @omah_lay and his
Twitter handle is @omah_lay.