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OMI certified Double Platinum hello!

Omi's Double platinum plague The British Recorded Music Industry (BPI) has certified Omi's ' Cheerleader ' single "Double platinum" in the UK. The Clarendon born singer's smash hit also sold Platinum in the US and Sweden after hitting #1 on music charts in over 20 countries worldwide and garnered almost 300 million views on Youtube. At a time when many artistes within the local music industry are yet to understand the processes of digital sales and reap the benefits, OMI's music recording sales track might just be a perfect example to follow. Well that's if they missed, and have been missing Shaggy and Sean Paul's music sales tracking in recent years. Free streaming is hurting local music sales. The time has elasped for producers and artistes alike to implement strategies to minimize piracy in order to sell more music.  Then there are the overly anxious, inexperienced managers and/or handlers who leak raw mixes and music ahead of its of

Sean Paul "the core riddims are great but we got to evolve" n more with Ebro in the morning on Hot 97 FM

One of the US radios' most listened morning shows, Ebro in the morning on Hot 97 FM host special guest Sean Paul  recently for what was a very interesting interview and from which, notably, several fans called the Jamaican Dancehall star a legend. Some interesting points emerge from the interview/discussion of which I would like to share with you. Asked, " Do you miss the days when reggae, everything was pressed on 45s ?  'N erd record questions'   Ebro's co-host taught necessary to put to Sean Paul and of course  with reasonable explanation, " when I dig through 45s, reggae sections are very difficult, because if I see something with Sean's name on it I want it but at the same time there's so much! so much that you just don't know what! If I see a Spragga record I'm like this could be very dope, or I don't really need this... many different 45s of your music was pressed on?" Ebro stressed another interesting point after