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Ebony Omar
Single - Living Waters

Note: the following background information on upcoming new artist Ebony Omar was provided by his record label. Be sure to listen to the audio clip at the bottom of the page.

Growing up around music, made it clear to Ebony Omar Perry what his passion in life would be. Pursuing a life that would change the course of those headed in the wrong direction would be the easiest choice Ebony Omar would make. He grew rapidly as a vocalist being influenced by Marvin Winans, Kim Burrell, Michael Jackson, and Whitney Houston. His earliest success in music began at the age of 8, when he sang a cover of the Sam Cooke classic "What a wonderful world". This performance left a lasting impression on all those who heard it. At the age of 13, he began directing the senior choir at his church. Going on to win several Choral Competitions while in High School, it was obvious to Ebony Omar what he should be doing.

CDChanging lives would be the most important part of Ebony Omar's journey so he went on to study Science in order to become a teacher and work in Education. He continued his post secondary education and obtained a Masters in Principalship from Central Michigan University. However while studying to work in Education, Ebony Omar did not stray away from the musical scene. He founded a choir called the Levitical Voices, with close friend Jerome Threlkeld who traveled the state of Michigan performing in front of thousands and becoming known for their distinct sound. Ebony Omar went on to join Perfecting Church where he was placed in the Detroit Recording Choir: Perfected Praise. While a member of the choir, he was called upon to lead various songs. During this time he also served as part of the Praise and Worship team. He has been compared to the likes of Isaac Carree, Brandy Norwood, Kenny Lattimore, Tonex, and Joe. Ebony Omar is easily recognized by his divergent voice. While working as a teacher for the Detroit Public Schools, Ebony Omar kept music alive within the schools of Detroit.

Forming and directing choirs at Rosa Parks Middle School and Durfee Middle School. This not only served as an outlet for the children; but it attracted teachers, faculty, parents and members of the community to hear the choirs perform. During this time, Ebony Omar shared the stage with musical greats such as Donald Lawrence, Oscar Hayes, L'Renee, Martha Munizzi, Kurt Carr, Triumph Church Choirs and Pastor Marvin Winans. Ebony Omar auditioned for the reality television show "Sunday's Best" and made the final ten for the Detroit region.

Although Ebony Omar worked in various fields such as Modeling, he knew that music was his calling. He received words of encouragement from Musical "Big Brother" Richard Smallwood, and guidance from the Holy Spirit. Now, Ebony Omar is going solo and working on his Debut project. He along with his manager have created a team of writers, arrangers and producers who will have great impact on the music industry.

The highly anticipated debut album by Ebony Omar is scheduled to be released in 2012.

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  • "Living Water (promo)" -- Click To Listen

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release date: July 2012

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