Indie / Indie-Pop / R&B
Omar Apollo has the both the star quality of an established rockstar and the fresh-faced ambition of an up-and-comer from the midwest. This coupling makes for a truly unique energy, one which Apollo channels into his bedroom pop and R&B infused music. He raps, he sings, he dances, he's hilarious and his voice with blow you away.
With over 1.8 million monthly listeners on Spotify, Apollo's 2017 debut feels like the distant past. His releases each stand on their own, his recent album Stereo, being his first collective release. The Indiana native proudly reps his Mexican heritage, integrating Spanish into his song titles. The multidimensional nature of his sound comes through in dichotomies. He pairs soft vocals on a line with a confidently delivered rap the next. His instrumentation has a DIY feel while maintaining a polished finish, and his music makes listeners through a myriad of emotions. His incredible new EP, Friends is the perfect representation of where Apollo is today with his music career. Friends, which includes the successful singles "Trouble" and "Ashamed," incorporates Apollo's admiration of funky basses contrasted with serene melodies throughout.
Keep an eye out for Omar Apollo; he has a magnetically individual approach to his music, and a star personality to match.
April 3, 2019 The praise never ends for this first-generation Mexican-American singer.
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