Popular reggae artiste Omar Riley aka Tarrus Riley

Popular reggae artiste, Omar Riley aka Tarrus Riley will be performing in Uganda in October, a source close to the organisers has said.

One of his songs, ‘Just the Way You are’ is already an anthem of sorts in Uganda, receiving regular airplay on almost all platforms.

Tarrus is also known for other hits like; Can’t Sleep Without My Lady, Center Of Attraction, Cool Me Down, Dangerous Love, Don’t Come Back, Don’t Shoot, Dream Woman, Far Away, Feeling Nice, Fly Di Gate, Getty Getty and Gimme Likkle One Drop.

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The son of veteran reggae singer Jimmy Riley, Tarrus was born in Bronx, New York, and raised in Jamaica.

Tarrus made his recording debut as a teenager, and in 2004, released his debut album, Challenges. He has consistently racked up awards for his work and some of his accolades include Best Singer, Male Vocalist, Cultural Artiste, Song of the Year, and Best Song.

Some of the awards institutions which have rewarded Tarrus include the Youth View Awards, The Star People’s Choice Awards, EME Awards, and the Reggae Academy awards.