Taking the world by storm with the hit track Cheerleader, Omi is back with his new hit Hula Hoop which is currently sitting in the top 10 on the Billboard top 100 along with the likes of Justin Bieber, The Weeknd, Selena Gomez, Drake and Taylor Swift.
Speaking of Miss Swift, Omi was recenlty called to perform on stage with Taylor in San Dieago. Together, Taylor and Omi perfomed Cheerleader to over 60,000 swifties!
1. Tell us a little bit about your roots?
I grew up in Jamaica; it was a very humble beginning with a lot of lessons.
2. Can Australia and the world expect a tour from Omi?
For sure we are looking into being there soon. We are excited to hear that you have a new album coming out, ‘ME 4 U’.
3. Could you tell us a bit about the tracks on this album?
The album will have 14 tracks cheerleader and hula hoop with be on it. The rest will be surprise for my fans as I consider this album a present to them all hence the title “Me 4 U”.
4. Are there any collaborations on this album that we should listen out for?
Yes there is but you have to get the album to find out with who Tell us a bit about the inspiration behind your latest track Hula Hoop We just wanted to do a song that could take us out of the summer and which would be a good transition into the album coming from a mega hit like Cheerleader.
5. We heard the lovely Taylor Swift flew you down in her private jet. How would you describe the whole experience and what went down?
We actually had the chance to have a normal conversation and she is just a very real person. She is fun and very easy going, overall it was a great vibe.
6. What was it like sharing the stage with Taylor Swift?
It was an honor and a privilege to perform my song with her on her world tour, the environment was explosive and the love was just overpowering.
7. Your personal favourite Taylor Swift track...
Blank space for sure, she let it all out on that track.
8. Any talk of an Omi & Taylor collaboration?
There is no talk as yet, but I never get in the way of music. I go wherever it leads me.
10. What’s next for Omi?
The release of my debut album; more touring and promotions in different territories. Just want all my fans to look out for me coming to their city soon, and come out to have some fun with me and enjoy the moment.