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DJ OMU becomes first Sierra Leonean DJ to hit 1.9 M followers on Facebook

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DJ OMU becomes first Sierra Leonean DJ to hit 1.9 M followers on Facebook

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Sierra Leonean-American DJ, Jeanette Omu Miler, popularly known as DJ OMU has become the first Sierra Loenean DJ to hit 1.9M followers on Facebook.

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DJ Omu is a Sierra Leonean DJ, digitally promoter, OAP at Afrovibestelevision, content creator, owner of  an online store (moredjomu.com), model, advertise, produce, dance, workout, travel and more.

Her milestone came after years of building and consistently posting and creating content on her platform.

In another news, DJ Omu is sitting on over 50,000 followers on Instagram making her the first Siera Leonean DJ to hit 50 k on Instagram.

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In an obviously male dominated industry, Jeanette Omu Miler aka DJ Omu has been able to create an identity for herself by being consistently creative and adventurous with her craft.

Born and raised in Houston, Jeanette Omu Miler popularly known as DJ Omu is a 32-year-old Sierra Leonean-American female DJ, dancer, promoter, advertiser, content creator, producer, model and founder of the moredjomu.com) store, aside of Djing, Omu is also a 7th grade math teacher and coach. Omu graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a Bachelors in Kinesiology. Omu embarked on a journey to build her brand and use her platform to positively affect the lives of others, physically, emotionally, mentally, spiritually, and financially

Before DJ Omu embarked on DJing, she would rip any CD she found in his computer and download songs daily. Whenever she went to parties, Omu would study the music and how it affected the mood. Omu felt bad when DJs don’t take care of business and ruining the party.

Dj Omu has been playing professionally for about 8 years.  She started back in college as a house party DJ. Omu was always in charge of finding a boom box and playing the songs that she had collected throughout the years. The house parties become so frequent that she had to stop borrowing speakers from people and invest in her own. When she moved back home from school people started paying her for her effort and great work. Omu bought some professional equipment and gave her iPad a rest.

DJ Omu draws her inspiration from her family, friends, clients, and fans that want to her succeed. She has met so many people in her line of duty and they have given her nothing but positives vibes. They are excited to see how far she come and ready to see where she will go.

 

 

Sallu Kamuskay

Sallu Kamuskay is a Sierra Leonean activist, storyteller, and blogger. He was born in Sierra Leone but later relocated to Guinea as a refugee because of the war in his country. Sallu Kamuskay uses his phone to engage on social media, under the name ‘’Salone Messenger’. He Co-Founded the Salone Messenger platform after his experience of the war, Ebola, and injustices. According to him, silence was the root cause of war, and of many social injustices, we continue to face as a nation. In 2013, during the Ebola crisis, Sallu Kamuskay took the risk and volunteered to fight Ebola. He spent some months in both safe and unsafe places; helping the victims and telling their sad stories. The election in 2018, left a divided country with communities fighting on tribal lines. This inspired Sallu Kamuskay to serve as the coordinator of the United Sierra Leone peace concert, which was organized in 4 major parts of the country, targeting violent communities and troubled youth. Sallu Kamuskay led a group of entertainers, activists, and organizations across the country on a peace tour, a program supported by the European Union, United Sierra Leone, Africa Union, ECOWAS, and the Messeh Leone Trust. Sallu Kamuakay has also served as a staff writer for the Hidden Voices Magazine. Over the years, Sallu Kamuskay has been using his Techno phone to be able to tell stories, the phone he used to tell the story of Gbessay during Ebola who was admitted at one of the Ebola treatment centers after rumors that she had Ebola when the actual sickness was ulcer, she was almost abandoned at the treatment canter with no medication provided to her. She could have died. Sallu told the story via social media and was able to secure funding from the United Sierra Leone to buy her medication and advocated for her. She was later discharged and taken home, He did the same to a patient that died and was abandoned in the street, Sallu Kamuskay used his phone and shared the message across, the corps was later taken and buried. It could have been more disaster without his voice. The story of late America Stress 3-year-old daughter. The hero’s daughter was abandon after his father's death. He shared her sad story and was able to get a sister who has taken the child as her own and is currently providing her with educational support. The article of America Stress can be read on the link below http://ayvnewspaper.com/index.php/k2-categories/item/7350-america-stress-a-hero-to-recognize. Sallu Kamuskay feels the stories of Gbessay, America stress and that of many others need to be told. The media house we have cannot better tell these stories, they are better reporters than telling human interest stories. He created the Salone Messenger platform and brought together passionate storytellers to be able to tell these compelling stories.

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