Omar LinX

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Omar LinX
Origin Toronto, Canada.
Genres Hip hop, electro house, dubstep, future house
Years active 2010 – present
Labels Mad Decent, Ultra Records and Jackie Boy Inc
Website Omar Linx on Youtube

Omar LinX is a Mexican Canadian hip hop / electronic[1][2] artist. He sings and writes songs in a variety of genres, through collaborations with electronic music and hip hop producers.

History[edit]

LinX co-wrote songs for Wake Up, which was released by Zeds Dead in February 2010. LinX has since collaborated on a number of songs with the group,[3] including their first official single re-release, "Rudeboy",[4] and "Out for Blood",[5] which has been viewed more than five million times on YouTube.[when?] The group has released several other projects which include his contributions, including the Living Dead EP on Ultra Records[6] and music video[7][8] and the Victor EP on electronic music label Mad Decent.[9]

In July 2011, LinX released his debut album City of Ommz.[10][11]

In February 2012 Zeds Dead and Omar LinX launched the Living Dead Tour, with opening acts AraabMUZIK, XI, Memorecks, Mat the Alein, and Knight Riderz.[12]

In December 2014 LinX released his highly anticipated sophomore album M.O.R.[13]

In November 2015 he released Back To You[14] with Hunter Siegel and Pro Logic on Buygore Records,[15] with a remix pack[16] with Kname, Axel Boy, Da bow, Lumberjvck, and Algo.

In 2015 LinX continued to tour and perform his own songs.[5]

In 2016, LinX featured in "Keep it Mello" by future bass DJ and producer, Marshmello,[17] and released the music video for the single "Black Rose" from his M.O.R album.[18]

In 2017, LinX released "621" on his Soundcloud account. The song featured Hunter Siegel, a fellow Canadian and DJ.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Olmer, Alex, Single: "Omar LinX – Come and Go ft. Dante" HighrGrdn, 8 February 2013
  2. ^ "Omar LinX has dropped - Interstellar". Retrox Magazine
  3. ^ "Preview: Zeds Dead Announces A Return To Red Rocks". 303 Magazine, Gabriel Derby February 14, 2014
  4. ^ "Zeds Dead Takes Vancouver Back to Their Bass-Heavy Electro World". Vancouver Weekly. by Gian Karla Limcangco
  5. ^ a b "Live Review: Omar Linx with J. Dohe, Tyler Skyy, Minty Burns.". HipHop Vancouver.by: Noah Herzog
  6. ^ "Sound Advice: The Living Dead by Zeds Dead and Omar Linx". The Torontoist, by Chris Dart
  7. ^ "‘Pulp Fiction’ Star Kills In Zeds Dead’s ‘Living Dead’ Video". MTV, Akshay Bhansali July 12, 2012
  8. ^ "Zeds (Not Quite) Dead- Music Video & Interview w/ Director Andrew Renzi". Huffington Post]. August 2, 2012
  9. ^ "Top 10 Dubstep Songs of 2013". The Untz, December 16, 2013. by: Jordan Calvano
  10. ^ Salacious Sound "Omar Linx – City of Ommz (Full Album)", album review
  11. ^ Fefer, Leandro, "Debut Omar LinX record a refreshing take on hip hop", Whittier College Quaker Campus, 22 March 2012
  12. ^ Frazier, Kelly, "The Living Dead Tour With Zeds Dead and AraabMuzik Rocks Royal Oak ", Huffington Post, 3 May 2012
  13. ^ "omar linx mor - Google Search". www.google.ca. Retrieved 2016-10-14. 
  14. ^ Back To You, 2015-11-24, retrieved 2016-10-14 
  15. ^ "Buygore". Buygore. Retrieved 2016-10-14. 
  16. ^ https://buygore.com/back-to-you-remixes/
  17. ^ marshmellow "Marshmello - Keep it Mello ft. Omar LinX (Official Music Video)", Youtube, April 7, 2016
  18. ^ Omar Linx "Omar LinX - Black Rose (Official Music Video)", Youtube, May 24, 2016