You may have seen his name on the production credits of your favorite musicians (Frank Ocean, Erykah Badu just to name a few), or maybe you got lost in City Pulse (like we do, often). Om’Mas is an influencer and a musician to the bone. If he isn’t at the studio he is surrounded by those who share a similar passion to him.
Whats your (full) name?
Where do you live? Or base your work out of?
I live all over the earth and base myself in reality
How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?
What was the last uniform you wore? (Job, School)
If you had to move to a state or country besides the one you currently live in, where would you move? why?
I would love to live in canada for a while. Toronto is dope
What is your most essential appliance?
Well I think that would be my glasses, but my cell phone is a close second.
If you could learn any language fluently what would it be?
Do you have a favorite photographer? If so who?
my favorite photographer is Milt Hinton
What was your favorite part of contributing to the ThroughWHOSE project?
The free nature of the project is what is most appealing. my favorite part was just simply snapping the pictures. its a cool feeling to capture moments that last forever.
We see some familiar faces in the photo “Caught Yall” (Michael Uzowuru and Jessie Boykin’s) you seem to be surrounded by creative folks at all times, is this intentional? Or a product of your work?
This is definitely just the universe’s plan for me. i just go with the flow on a daily basis. Michael Uzowuru and Jesse just so happen to be geniuses as well.
Caviar for breakfast? Whats the occasion?
early breakfast, like 5 am… ha. the occasion is that you only live once
This roll was shot in the studio. Do you have a standout studio memory? Tell us more!
Standout memory was sharing caviar and champagne with the ones who hadn’t ever tried it before
Mobb Deep! What great portraits. It is cool to see these guys with a big smile, most of your subjects are smiling. Is it always that way, or did the camera play a part?
Nah, i hang with happy people who are secure and super talented. Smiles are pretty standard.