Omen (rapper)

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Omen
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Background information
Birth name Damon Coleman
Also known as TDK
Born Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Instruments Vocals, Keyboard
Years active 2010-present
Labels Dreamville Records, Interscope Records
Associated acts J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Bas, Cozz, Ron Gilmore

Damon Coleman, better known by his stage name Omen, is an American rapper and producer from Chicago, Illinois. He is signed to J. Cole's Dreamville Records and Interscope Records. His debut studio album Elephant Eyes, was released on July 21, 2015.<ref>Hip-Hop News, Rumors, Rap Music & Videos |AllHipHop » Dreamville Signee Omen Announces Long Awaited Debut Album “Elephant Eyes”. AllHipHop (July 14, 2015). Retrieved on 2016-03-04.</ref>

Musical career

2010–2013

In 2010, Omen released his first mixtape, Delayed. The following year, he released critically acclaimed mixtape, Afraid of Heights. The mixtape includes guest features from J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar, among others.<ref>DatPiff Mobile. M.datpiff.com. Retrieved on March 4, 2016.</ref><ref>Lilah, Rose. (November 6, 2011) Omen – Afraid of Heights | Download & Listen [New Mixtape]. Hotnewhiphop.com. Retrieved on 2016-03-04.</ref>

2014–present

In 2014, Omen then appeared on the Dreamville compilation mixtape Revenge of the Dreamers. That mixtape was released in celebration of Dreamville's partnership with Interscope Records.<ref>Goddard, Kevin. (January 28, 2014) J. Cole – Revenge Of The Dreamers Feat. Dreamville | Download & Listen [New Mixtape]. Hotnewhiphop.com. Retrieved on 2016-03-04.</ref>

On July 21, 2015, Omen's debut album, Elephant Eyes, was released after a few setbacks and date changes. During the Spring and Summer of 2015 Omen, was a part of the J. Cole's "2014 Forest Hills Drive" Tour with other acts Bas, Cozz, Pusha T, Jhene Aiko, Jeremih, YG, Big Sean, which brought him across North America as well as Europe. In the Fall of 2015 he went on his own Elephant Eyes Tour hitting Los Angeles, as well as, Boston, New York and his Hometown Chicago. <ref>Hernandez, Victoria. (July 21, 2015) Omen "Elephant Eyes" Release Date, Cover Art, Tracklist & Album Stream. HipHopDX. Retrieved on 2016-03-04.</ref>

Discography

Studio album

Album
Title Album details
Elephant Eyes

Mixtapes

Title Mixtape details
Delayed
  • Released: December 26, 2010
  • Format: Digital Download
Afraid of Heights
Revenge of the Dreamers (with Dreamville Records)<ref>Kyle Kramer. "J. Cole Releases A New Mixtape "Revenge of the Dreamers" and Announces Partnership Between His Dreamville Imprint and Interscope". Complex. </ref>

Compilation albums

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
US
R&B/HH

US
Rap

Revenge of the Dreamers II (with Dreamville Records)
  • Released: December 8, 2015
  • Label: Dreamville Records, Interscope Records
  • Format: CD, digital download
29 4 3
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

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