American singer and songwriter. Apollo sings in both English and Spanish, Omar Apolonio Velasco, known professionally as Omar Apollo new song “Saving All My Love” leaked online off Ivory (Marfil) [Apple Music Up Next Film Edition]
Omar Apollo’s album Ivory did well on charts and late-night shows this year. Now, he’s releasing Ivory (Marfil) with five more songs. He releases “Archetype” today.
“Archetype” has a funky, flirty bassline. “You hold me. You’re crazy. Loved? “Music makes me feel,” he said. I miss that kind of freedom in music today.
Hobart, Indiana-born Omar Apollo His family’s first U.S.-born generation. Apolonio was middle name. He stopped playing guitar in church because of the music.
Apollo’s songs were first on SoundCloud. He worked at Jimmy John’s and Guitar Center.
Parents gave him a guitar without an amplifier when he was 11 or 12. He gave it up for an acoustic guitar he learned on YouTube. Someone stole his new guitar when he was 15, and it took him a while to get a new one and play again.
Stereo is Omar Apollo’s 2018 EP. Well-received. “Want Tour” and “Voyager Tour” were his 2018-2019 tours. In April 2019, he released Friends on the “Voyager Tour.” John Shanks’ EP. Michelle Branch and Melissa Etheridge are his collaborators.
He used YouTube to improve his singing voice. Omar attended IU Northwest for two weeks before pursuing music. Indie pop, r&b, and jazz.
Dylan Shanks manages Apollo. He met Apollo on Twitter in July 2017 at NYU. Apollo joined Artists Without A Label and played SXSW.
Omar Apollo played Lollapalooza and Tropicália 2019. Apollo and Kenny Beats released “Fro” and “Hit Me Up”
Apollo released “Imagine U” in 2020. Apollo’s first album included “Stayback”
It’s called “Kamikaze.” Nectar’s “High Hopes” featured Apollo on September 25. Before Apolonio, Apollo released “Dos Uno Nueve (219)” (with Ruel).
The Tonight Show hosted Apollo in 2021. Kali Uchis was on “Bad Life.” “Te olvidaste” by Apollo and C. Tangana was a Grammy nominee.