REGGAE STAR OMARI BANKS HUMBLED AND APPRECIATIVE FOR A SUCCESSFUL UK PROMO TOUR
“He sounds like a cross between Bob Marley and Bob Dylan.” NY Times 2/4/15
“Omari is already the new star of the East. I feel almost moved to tears every time I hear the song Move On.” Stephen “Cat” Coore of Third World
To call it a whirlwind promotional tour would be conservative in words, Omari Banks descended upon the UK like a musical hurricane. Riding high on the impending release of his “Move On” deluxe edition album, Omari Banks aim of a lasting impression in the hearts and soul of UK fans was successfully achieved.
On his 7 days path across the United Kingdom, Omari had the pleasure of reaching his fans both in person and via the warm and welcoming UK media. The reggae star had the pleasure of appearing on such shows as the popular BBC 1xtra with Seani B, Robbo Ranx, Vibes FM, world renowned TalkSport radio, Community Eye TV, Metro Media and Voice newspaper, BBC Radio in Manchester and a host of other notable media. Omari even made time to serenade Her excellency Mrs. Aloun Ndombet-Assamba, Jamaican High Commissioner in London with an an acoustic performance.
Omari was very proud and humbled by the overall reception; “The UK is a very special place for me, I’ve had so much great memories over the years. This promo tour met all of the expectations I had in my head before coming over.It was a jam packed schedule but I accomplished so much and I am very happy for that. Big shout out to my entire team inside and outside the Uk for putting it all together we did it. Special thanks to all the Djs and radio hosts/presenters who went out there way to do interviews while I was over. Much love” – Omari
On February 17th, 2015 amid his promotional tour, Omari Banks anticipated “Move On” deluxe edition album was released on itunes to much fanfare. The album features “Move On” Deluxe Edition Album features “Move On”, “Still the Youth You Blame”, “Puppy Love”, “Unafraid”, “Somaiya”, “Let It Go”, “We’ve Seen It All” featuring Bankie Banx, “Oh Africa”, “No Point To Prove” featuring Peetah Morgan, “Run Around”, “How Do I”, “Jehovah Message” featuring Lateef Banksand “Run Around” Remix featuring Jemere Morgan.