Is OMI the new Taio Cruz?

Written for Kurrent Music
Published November 5th 2015

Omi blog

Omi blog

Omar Samuel Pasley, better known as OMI, is just about leaving the charts with his song “Cheerleader”, while a new song “Hula Hoop” is ready to take the success over.

The “Cheerleader” singer could now be categorized as a dance artist, but he usually fuses reggae with pop. In fact, the original version of “Cheerleader” was a nice little reggae song until a record company came up with the idea to remix it.

When the idea of a remix was born, two people were approached to create a remix. Ricky Blaze updated it to a dancehall remix, but the speeded up house version by Felix Jaehn is the one we all know and love.

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