Born Omar Pasley, but better known by his stage name Omi, he is a singer and songwriter of the urban pop genre managed by Clifton Dillion of Shang Records Label.
His high school friends at Garvey Maceo High School would create beats for him to rap over.
He is inspired by artists such as Nat King Cole and John Legend.
He would sing in church, at school concerts, and any sort of public gathering that allowed for singing.
He is the youngest of four kids born to Kenroy and Rachel Pasley. His father was a musician and painter, but passed away from emphysema when Omi was only 9 years old.