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An affable entertainer since his years as a child, Clarendon, Jamaica indigenous OMI (Omar Samuel Pasley), the boy of musician Jah Ken, was discovered by Clifton “Specialist” Dillon, who is a major element in the professions of Shabba Rates and Patra. OMI debuted in 2011 with “Sitting on All Threes.” The next year he came back with “Cheerleader,” an easygoing reggae-pop one that he co-wrote and co-produced. It fared rather well, especially in New Zealand, where it went platinum. “Consider It Easy” and “Color of My Lip area” (offering Busy Sign) were released as follow-up singles, but neither fared aswell. In 2014, a light Felix Jaehn dance remix of “Cheerleader” topped pop graphs in a number of territories, including Australia, Belgium, Ireland, Sweden, and Switzerland. In the U.S., it reached the very best Five the next season. Follow-up “Hula Hoop” peaked in the Australian and Swedish Best Tens and resulted in the Oct 2015 discharge of OMI’s initial record, Me 4 U.

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