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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Omar

By Bill Brewster, Contributor

Over three decades in music, British soul singer Omar has seen as many lows as he has career-defining highs. He made his name with the 1990s breakthrough single "There's Nothing Like This," which blew up in London's underground acid jazz scene before being picked up by Gilles Peterson's Talkin' Loud label. Although he never matched its commercial success, he went on to release a series of mature albums that secured his place as a soul… more »