Download MP3 Omah Lay’s SoSo: What You Didn’t Know
11 May 2023
Written by Kinyua Mwangi
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When Omah Lay talked of being a different Afrobeats artist, many people couldn’t tell the difference but his song ‘SoSo’ captures how deep he can get.
He recently revealed that he wrote this song off his debut album ‘Boy Alone’ with a lot of emotional pain and he smoked a lot.
Omah Lay expresses the numerous difficulties that come with popularity and the painful moments of celebrity life.
Hooked with a catchy melody that appeals to listeners, ‘SoSo’ has moving lyrics addressing real life issues.
For instance, he figuratively sings in the song that “Water no get enemy, until you fall for Osimiri” to signify the struggles he endures with so-called friends.
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Omah Lay recently opened up on Steph TV about his mental health struggles in the past years and ‘SoSo’ happens to be one of the songs that captured his mental state at the time.
The Nigerian artist lifted the lid on his battle with depression which made him contemplate suicide years ago.
The musician, who was born in Port-Harcourt, spoke candidly about his battle with depression and how the experience influenced his music.
Omah Lay claimed that he felt compelled to speak up in order to support those who could possibly be experiencing the same thing.
According to him, the majority of depressed individuals avoid discussing their feelings, which can result in suicide ideas.