Omah Lay created”Soso” while experiencing intense pain and smoking frequently.

Written by on May 11, 2023

Omah Lay created"Soso" while experiencing intense pain and smoking frequently.

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Omah Lay has shared the story behind the making of his hit single, ‘Soso,’ and it’s an emotional one. The song, which resonated with listeners, is one of the leading tracks in his debut album, ‘Boy Alone.’

In a recent interview with Steph TV, Omah Lay opened up about the meaning behind the lyrics of ‘Soso.’

He explained that the song’s first line, “Water no get enemy, until you fall for Osimiri,” means that water is friendly until one falls inside the ocean.


This line, which is from the legendary Fela Kuti’s song, has been used by various artists to express their thoughts.

The singer also revealed that he was in a deep state of pain when he made ‘Soso’ and that he had to resort to smoking to cope.


He stated that the song was a way for him to express his struggles with fame, and it was a way to let out his emotions.

Since its release, ‘Soso’ has become one of the biggest hits of 2023, captivating listeners with its melody and lyrics. Fans have been moved by the song’s composition and have come to appreciate it more after learning the meaning behind it.


Omah Lay’s music has been pushing the boundaries of Afrobeats and taking the genre to global listeners. He has been recognized as one of the finest artists in Nigerian music, and his music has been well received by audiences worldwide.

In the interview, Omah Lay stated he wanted his music to be relatable to fans and to tell a story.

He believes that music is a powerful tool that can inspire and change people’s lives. His goal is to continue to create music that resonates and be an artist who stands the test of time.


Omah Lay’s success is a testament to his hard work and dedication to his craft. He has come a long way since his debut single, ‘Do Not Disturb.
in 2020 and has established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the music industry. His hit songs, ‘Bad Influence,’ ‘Lo Lo,’ and ‘Godly,’ have all been well received by fans and critics alike.

Omah Lay’s story is a reminder that music is a powerful tool that can inspire and change people’s lives. His music has touched the hearts of many and has given a voice to those struggling with the same issues. With his talent and dedication, Omah Lay is sure to continue making waves in the industry and inspiring future generations.


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