Toppa Top 10: Ten Artists To Watch in 2013

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2. OMI

Jamaican reggae artist OMI

Omar “OMI” Pasley first caught our attention last year with his wholesome, ridiculously catchy pop-reggae tune “Cheerleader,” and its smart, story-driven video. And, without much hype, the suavely dressed singer has quickly built a following. Tunes like the suggestive “Standing on all Threes” have shown he’s more than a one-trick pony, and heavyweights like Ernest Ranglin and Sly Dunbar have given him their backing: each adds his respective touch to OMI’s latest single, “Fireworks.