Proud Stories: Samuel Omare (he/him)
Q: What kind of performance artist are you?
I am a rapper and producer!
Q: When did you first know that you wanted to be a full-time artist?
It sounds cliche. But truly from a young age. My mom used to tell me stories about me banging on the table all the time to make music. But around 16 I fully visualized myself as an artist.
Q: How are you keeping yourself inspired to create during this unprecedented time?
Just listening to myself and the silence around me. The smallest sounds can create a whole song or project for me. I try my best not to block my thoughts out even during dark times.
Q: What is the biggest obstacle you’ve had to overcome as an artist and how did you overcome it?
Having faith in my skill. You always doubt yourself because you don’t believe you’re deserving sometimes. But I’ve gotten over this by practicing. Practice helps me reassure myself of my skill.
Q: What are you most proud of in your career thus far?
Dropping two projects that fully tell my story with my own sound. These projects being 2020 “A Darker Shade of Orange” and my most recent project “In An Orange Place.”
Q: Is there anything you are working on now that can be shared and supported?
You can stream “In An Orange Place” on every streaming app! I just want people to continue to share and enjoy the music!