Omah Lay Net Worth
Who is omah Lay? What about his biography , career and what is omah Lay Net Worth? Well keep reading to unveil his net worth.
Stanley Omah Didia was born in May 19 1997. Omah Lay is a singer, songwriter and also a record producer.
He started off as a producer and songwriter in Port Harcourt before taking up singing after receiving less credits for the songs he produces for others. In 2020 he gained his first prominence after his single hit “You” which went viral.
Omah Lay later recorded a single hit ‘Do not Disturb’ and ‘Hello Brother’ in his hometown. which earned him a record deal with KeyQaad – a new record label at the time.
- Birth name: Stanley Omah Didia
- Date of birth: May 19, 1997
- Age: 23
- Home town: Port Harcourt
- Country: Nigeria
- Genres: Afro Fusion
- Labels: KeyQaad
Omah Lay was born in Port Harcourt, in the Southern region of Nigeria. He spent most of his teenage years at the marine base in portharcourt.
He started music in his teenage age as a rapper. He raps in the streets of Marine Base as Lil King. But later he learned how to produce music.
Omah Lay’s first mark in 2019
Omah Lay made his first mark on the local music in early 2019 as a producer, producing a couple of records that got massive radio spins in his hometown, but he didn’t get the accolades he deserves from writing and producing those records; that was when he concluded within himself to pick up the mic and do the music magic.
In 2019 he recorded and put out ‘Do Not Disturb‘ and ‘Hello Brother’ and they enjoyed good spins on his hometown radio stations.
This caught the ears and attention of record labels and he ended up signing with KeyQaad. In July 2019 Omah Lay left his hometown for the first time and moved to Lagos – The entertainment hub of West Africa.
Omah Lay’s success in 2020
In January 2020, he teased his Instagram followers with a verse he had recorded and the feedback was amazing, so he decided to make the song available for free as teaser to his official single, that song became ‘Bad Influence’ which went on to garner millions of streams on Digital stores. He then released his official single ‘You’ on the 14th of February 2020 which is deemed by many to be a sleeper hit.
‘You’ put him on some reputable lists of Freshmen to watch out for in 2020 like NotjustOk and Native Mag.
The song got a mixed review from Pulse NG who wrote that “the song lacked resonance” though the same article went on to praise Omah Lay as a “master with everything associated with the song’s hook”.
On the 22nd of May, Omah Lay dropped his debut EP which included the previously released ‘You’ and ‘Bad Influence’. The EP became an instant commercial success becoming the most streamed Afrobeat album on Digital stores like Audiomack, Deezer, Boomplay and Apple Music. It went on to earn him Apple Music Favorite New Artiste of The Month of June in Africa.
Omah Lay was interviewed on the 7th of June on the new Apple Music’s Africa Now Radio by Cuppy where he spoke about the success of his new EP and music influences.
On Friday 3rd of July, he was picked as the debut star for Apple’s Africa Rising Campaign which spots a talent in Africa and projects them all through the continent and internationally.
“Omah’s vocal delivery, varied as it may be, breathes life and emotion into his records, regardless of the genre he finds himself making, whether it’s a dance-ready number or a Hip-Hop”
As at early October 2020, Omay Lay’s net worth was estimated to be $400,000 dollars
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