February 29, 2024
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Is Omar Apollo Gay: His Spicy Response To Fans Allegation Left Internet In Awe!

Omar Apollo

TikTok fame Omar Apollo has never shied away from singing queer songs or discussing his sexuality. But despite that, it didn’t stop critics from making accusations. One such incident happened this year when his fans started questioning his sexuality, asking him if Omar Apollo Gay or Straight. However, his hilarious answer left everyone stunned. Despite that, fans never backed down from linking him with other men. Now again, people have doubts, but let’s see what Omar says about it. Keep reading to know more.

   

Early Life

Born and raised on May 20, 1997, in Hobart, Indiana, Omar Apollo’s Mexican parents immigrated to the US. He grew up with his three siblings. However, their financial condition wasn’t right, so Omar’s parents worked multiple jobs to raise their kids. At a young age, Omar joined ballet folkloric and was a part of the Catholic church choir. At his request, his parents brought him a guitar. But it was an electric guitar, so he traded it for an acoustic guitar at a pawn shop. He started learning it by mimicking YouTube cover videos. Omar realized he was passionate about music and decided to form his band.

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Omar Apollo’s Career

Started With McDonald’s

After the debut of his solo album “Ivory,” Omar, alongside Kid Cudi, BIBI, and blackbear joined Camp McDonald’s campaign. However, for Omar, it was a funny moment. This was because Omar once worked at McDonald’s when he was just 16. He applied to that job to save for his guitar and laptop. With the help of his first paycheck, he made his music and released his debut EP, Stereo. Omar quickly gained online popularity, gaining confidence.

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Borrowed Money For Music

Apollo started his career by uploading his songs on SoundCloud. At that time, he lived in the attic and worked at Jimmy John’s and Guitar Center. Even he borrowed $30 from his friend to upload his song “Ugotme” to Spotify. Surprisingly, the song was later added to Fresh Finds and racked up 20,000 streams a day. A year later, the song crossed more than 15 million streams.

One After Another, Hit

In 2018, Apollo launched his first EP, Stereo. Soon after, he went on two tours and released his second EP, Friends, in April 2019, which John Shanks produced. Well, Shanks’ son, Dylan, managed Apollo, who met over Twitter in 2017. Later he signed with Artists Without A Label, and in the same year, he collaborated with producer Kenny Beats. The song they released the next year. In 2020, he released his debut mixtape and a few months later dropped his second single. One after another, he released hits songs, leading him to The Tonight Show, where he gave his live performance.

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While 2018-2020 came out as the best year for Omar, his career upturned in 2022 when he released his debut studio album Ivory. It quickly entered the Billboard 200 chart, making it the first album of Omar to enter the chart. In September, he dropped another “Evergreen” track that went viral on TikTok and eventually secured a place on Billboard Hot 100, Apple Music, and Spotify. Soon in October, the song became a contemporary hit radio, making it the first-ever radio single of Omar. He also performed in music festivals in 2022. However, what is Omar Apollo sexuality?

Collaboration Ends With Grammy Award

In September 2020, Omar appeared on Japanese singer Joji’s second album Nectar. After then, he featured on Spanish artist C. Tangana’s 2021 hit song “Te olvidaste.” The song’s hugely successful and earned two Latin Grammy Awards nominations for Best Alternative Song and Record of the Year. Surprisingly, Omar was nominated for Best New Artist at the 65th Grammy Awards, making it his first-ever Grammy nomination.

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Is Omar Apollo Gay?

After Omar dropped his queerest song, fans took to Twitter and accused him of queerbaiting. Questions started arising is Omar Apollo Gay or Straight? However, his hilarious response left everyone shocked. He has openly sung his queerness in his songs but never labeled it with anything. However, it didn’t stop his fans from speculating about his sexuality. Soon a follower tweeted, “Is Apollo another queerbaiting singer?” The person addressed his personality and how he dressed up. However, the singer funnily tweets that “he is.” Omar called himself queer and said he is currently in the beginning stage, but yes people can call him gay. But he prefers to be called queer.

Is He Dating Frank Ocean?

Soon the rumors surfaced that Omar and Frank were a couple when the two were spotted together in Italy and Greece. The viral picture emerged soon after Omar openly came out as gay. Fans quickly assumed something was brewing between them as they shared solo photos that appeared to be captured at the same destination. However, neither Omar nor Frank has commented anything on these rumors.

What do you think- are Omar and Frank Ocean secretly dating each other? Comment down your thoughts below. Stay tuned. TechRadar247 will keep you updated.

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