Omah Lay Biography, Age, Real Name, Music Career, Awards, Songs, Networth And Much More
16 September 2020
By Khisa CJ
Artist as Singer Songwriter: Omah Lay
Real Name: Stanley Omah Didia
Date of Birth: May 19 1997 (23 Years Old)
Net worth : $30,000 (2020 The 360 Report)
How Old And Where Is Omah Lay From?
Omah Lay is a Nigerian male singer, songwriter and producer who was born in Port Harcourt, Southern Nigeria. His grandfather was a drummer for Celestine Ukwu, a 1970s Highlife singer.
How did Omah Lay start his music career?
Omah Lay’s career in music started when he was a teenager where he used to rap at Marine Base. At the time, he used the stage name Lil King. He would however later shift into music production after he got bored with rapping.
As a producer based in his hometown - Port Harcourt, Omah Lay worked with several artists that he prefers not to name. He, however, opted to venture into music himself after what he terms as failure by artists he wrote and produced songs for to give him credit for his work.
He officially started recording his own songs in 2019 where two of his very first songs ‘Do Not Disturb' and ‘Hello Brother’ enjoyed massive airplay in Port Harcourt radio stations. The two songs enabled Omah Lay to get attention of KeyQaad Record label that would later sign him in July 2019.
After signing a record deal with KeyQaard, Omah Lay moved to Lagos where he is based to date.
Omah Lay rose to prominence after releasing his debut Extended Play (EP) ‘Get Layd’ in May 2020 that has amassed over 120 million streams across all platforms. The EP is now the most-streamed on digital platform, Audiomack.
‘Bad Influence’ which is one of the songs off the EP had in August registered over 1 6.9 million streams on Audiomack - becoming the most streamed song on the platform, a record that was previously being held by Davido’s ‘Risky’ featuring Popcaan that had 16.7 million streams.
Signings and Labels
KeyQaad July 2019 – Present
Dvpper Music 2019 - Present
Awards and Nominations
1 Apple Music New Artist of the month
Omah Lay EP’s and Songs
Omah Lay has one EP to his name – 5-track ‘Get Layd’ that was released in May 2020 . The EP’s songs are;
- Bad Influence
- Lo Lo
- Ye Ye Ye
Other songs that Omah Lay has released include;
- Hello Brother
- Do Not Disturb
- Say Bye Bye
Is Omah Lay married? Does he have children?
Not much is known about Omah Lay’s private life. However, what we know is that he is not married and he has no known children.
Questions you asked...
- Who is Omah Lay’s manager? Ebika
- Is Omah Lay from Ikwere? Yes, Omah Lay was born in Ikwere, Rivers State, Port Harcourt.
- Which record label signed Omah Lay? KeyQaad