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Birth name  Adil Omar
Name  Adil Omar
Origin  Islamabad, Pakistan
Role  Rapper

Years active  2008–Present
Associated acts  B-Real
Website  Twitter Account
Albums  The Mushroom Cloud Effect
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Born  17 May 1991 (age 24) (1991-05-17)
Occupation(s)  Rapper, singer-songwriter, producer
Instruments  Vocals, lyrics, rapping, production
Genres  Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Experimental hip hop
People also search for  Shahbaz Shigri, Ayesha Akhtar, Everlast
Nominations  Lux Style Award for Best Emerging Talent, Lux Style Award for Best Album

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Adil Omar (born 17 May 1991), is a recording artist, record producer and songwriter from Islamabad, Pakistan. He is also one half of the duo SNKM with Talal Qureshi.


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Biography and early life

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Omar was born on 17 May 1991 in London, England but grew up in Islamabad. His great grandfather, Zafar Omar is credited to be the first Urdu crime and detective novelist with his book "Neeli Chathri" (blue umbrella). He dropped out of school at 17 to pursue a career in music.

Career beginnings

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Omar started writing lyrics and rapping at the age of 9 and began making music by 13. In 2008, Omar caught the attention of B-Real of Cypress Hill who invited him to visit Los Angeles, helping launch his music career.

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Between 2010–2012, Omar put together The Mushroom Cloud Effect, a street album consisting of compiled tracks and unheard demos of Omar's early rapping and non-production work. The most notable song was "Paki Rambo".

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Between 2013 - 2014, Omar was commissioned to write and perform Burka Avenger's "Lady In Black" theme song. Omar and Talal Qureshi joined Pakistani comedian Ali Gul Pir on #KholoBC to get the Pakistani authorities to lift the country's ban on YouTube. Upon its release, #KholoBC went viral in Pakistan and gained international coverage, beginning a government dialogue towards lifting the ban. The ban would later be lifted in 2016.

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In March 2015, Omar and Talal Qureshi released an EP titled Saturday Night Killing Machine which came out with Omar's directorial debut for "Nighat & Paras" and followed by the duo's first showcase at SXSW, marking the birth of SNKM.


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Having formed SNKM (an abbreviation for Sonic Nocturnal Kinetic Movement), Omar and Qureshi collaborated and performed with Diplo and Elliphant for their first ever Pakistan show. This was followed by the duo's second appearance at SXSW and Omar's solo EP Margalla King. In addition to SNKM's production debut, the EP also featured a collaboration with Bun B.

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SNKM debuted at Mad Decent Block Party 2016 alongside Diplo, Kesha, Marshmello, Rae Sremmurd and others.

Personal life

Omar was born with sound-color synesthesia, a neurological condition in which the person afflicted sees colors when tones are sounded.


  • 2013: The Mushroom Cloud Effect
  • 2015: Saturday Night Killing Machine (as Adil Omar and Talal Qureshi)
  • 2016: Margalla King
  • With SNKM

  • 2017: Atomic Kitten (single)
  • 2017: Motors (single)
  • References

    Adil Omar Wikipedia