‘My first hit single put me in a bad mental state’ – Omah Lay reveals

Nigerian Afrobeats star Omah Lay revealed the mental pressure he experienced following his sudden rise to stardom.

Popular Nigerian musician, and songwriter Stanley Omah Didia, popularly known as Omah Lay, revealed in his recent interview with media personality, Adesope Olajide, on Afrobeats Podcast, that he had a hard time adjusting to his sudden rise to stardom, which led him to a bad mental state. He made this known when asked if there was pressure on him following the release of his hit single, Which gained widespread recognition in early 2020 after his self-produced single, Bad Influence, went viral on social media, and also how he handled the pressure.

Omah Lay revealed, “Of course there was pressure…it was a jump, at First it kinda shaked, put me in a bad mental state, cause I was still tryna learn…but with time I got more comfortable”.

When he was asked what it was like going public to explain his metal feelings, he had this to say “If I can put my vulnerabilities in my song, then I can talk about them. My music is all about my real life experiences, and I know the world is listening to it.”

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