“Thanks to videographer Elliot Simpson who turned an idea into a reality and more! Thanks to Rachel Maddix and the students of Worthing College, thanks to the fighters of Kenshiro (http://www.kenshiro.co.uk) in Brighton and to Maria Santos, Ben, Teroll, Scratch Professer and all those at Blockworks in Brixton, thanks to Sugar Dread of Blaka Jacks in Brixton and, not least, thanks to all my family and friends who came and supported the cause! Stop war, make love. Omar Xxx”

Director/Editor/Camera Operator: Elliot Simpson – http://postelliot.co.uk



i want it to be

New single, I Want It To Be, out July 8

After a career spanning 32 years, what more can be said about Omar that hasn’t been said before? Undeniably, Omar Lye-Fooks’ totally unique, individual style and sound still marks him out as a future thinking and utterly unrivaled artist, who has collaborated with so many legendary names that it would be foolish to deny his worldwide…


The Man stars on Craig Charles’ latest album

Omar’s single, ‘The Man’ takes pride of place on Craig Charles’ latest release – Craig Charles Funk & Soul Classics. Featuring alongside many classics old & new, from Marvin Gaye, The Jacksons & Al Green to present day stars, Aloe Blacc & Sean Escoffery, Omar is in good company. The album is available to buy on…


Simplify single – out now!

Omar keeps things fresh and comes with a new two track release that shows why he is and always has been one the the UK’s most original and consistent talents. Scratch Professer is an award winning producer and remixer, DJ and MC who also just happens to be Omar’s brother, so who else is better suited to…


Omar on BBC's Javone Prince Show

The all new Javone Prince Show starts on BBC2 this Sunday July 19.  The house band to feature regularly on the show will be no other than Omar.  Getting the national recognition he justly deserves, Omar and the band will air to the nation every week.  Tune in this Sunday on 9.45pm.


SmartKids, charity single for Comic Relief out now

Omar’s precious twin daughters, Carmen & Gabrielle, and their friend Anoushka, have formed SmartKids and recorded a charity single for Comic Relief. Watch SmartKids video SmartKids fundraising page


Omar interviewed at Love Supreme 2014

Check out Omar’s interview at the Love Supreme Festival 2014 on Get Lifted TV


Ding Dong with Hallex M & DJ Fudge out now

Omar teams up with DJ Fudge, well respected in the house music scene, and his good friend Hallex M.  Omar recorded the track, Ding Dong, when he visited the guys in Hong Kong.  We know you’ll love it. Buy the tracks here

Brownswood Basement

Interview and live performance in the Brownswood Basement

Omar and his brother Scratch Professer perform live in Gilles Peterson’s Brownwood Basement – watch now on Boiler Room TV


Lifetime Achievement Award at Gilles Peterson Worldwide Awards 2014

Omar picked up the Lifetime Achievement Award when he performed at the Gilles Peterson Worldwide Awards 2014.   And with his latest release, The Man, shortlisted for ‘Track of the Year’, Omar had a successful night receiving well deserved recognition for his unique sound. Congratulations Omar! Read more about the Worldwide Awards 2014


Omar on Soul Talk

Watch Omar’s interview by Wes Berwise on Soul Talk