Name: Omar Samuel Pasley
Career Jamaican Songster
Date of Birth September 3, 1986
Current Age 35
Omar Samuel Pasley is a Jamaican songster. He’s best known for”Cheerleader”, a worldwide hit in a remixed interpretation by German DJ Felix Jaehn. He’s presently inked to Ultra Music, which is part of Sony Music, and released his first album, Me 4 U, on October 16, 2015.
Omar Samuel Pasley was born in the church of Clarendon. Omar lived in Kingston after being uncovered by dancehall director Clifton Dillon ( known as the Specialist) and inked to Oufah, an independent Jamaican label. His first recorded single was” Standing On All Threes” released with a music videotape. OMI composed his future hit”Cheerleader”in 2008.
He eventually recorded and performed and released in 2012. It was released in Jamaica as a low- budget, high- conception videotape shot in Oregon during the premiere. Omar have had several original successes in Jamaica similar as” Take It Easy”,”Fireworks” ( accompanied by a music videotape) and”Color of My Lips”, the ultimate with Busy Signal, well- known Jamaican dancehall artist, ska and reggae.
In 2014,”Cheerleader” took on a alternate life when Patrick Moxey, chairman of Ultra Music, a dance record company incompletely controlled by Sony Music, heard the song and liked it, offering to remix and point it forre-release. like a dance floor. In early 2014, Ultra Music ordered two remixes for the song, one by Ricky Blaze and the other by Felix Jaehn, a 20- year-old German producer. Eventually, Ultra Music decided for the airy tropical house version of”Cheerleader”remixed by Jaehn.
The remix turned a megahit in Sweden, sometime certified 5 times platinum. The song soon spread to other European maps, including France, Italy and Germany. It outgunned the charts in several European countries and Australia.
In the UK, Omar made history on 24 May 2015, when’Cheerleader’ outgunned the UK Mates Rankings for the fourth week in a row, marking the longest successive time a Jamaican artist has held that position in the UK. In the US, the song entered the Billboard Hot 100 in May 2015; he also reached number one on the Hot 100 after 12 weeks on the maps. Claiming first place, Omar has gained worldwide recognition.
Omi’s net worth is evaluated at $2.5 million.