Born in the Maldives, Umar is one of the most respected and skilled DJ in the country. With over 20 years of experience, his strength is his ability to immediately understand his audience and play the perfect soundtrack to heighten their dance floor joy.
As a pioneer, Umar introduced various new styles and genres of music to enhance the local Dj scene increasing the standard toward an international level.
He then pursued the international style by claiming several residencies at various Maldivian resorts entertaining crowds from all over the world with many different styles of music. This multiplied his understanding and appreciation of music educating him in various new sounds.
Umar's reputation skyrocketed with the success of Maldives first mixed CD compilation escalating him to the top of his peers. The Club Bangerz CD Compilation series continued with follow up releases of Club Gold Volumes and Spreadlove mixes.
He has played sets in Australia as part of the Deluxxx Events in 2001/2002 working alongside greats like Gavin Boyd, Kristian Hernandez and Kina.
Umar has also built networks and performed at various nightclubs in Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand and Sri Lanka; playing feature guest Dj sets throughout his yearly calendar.
Playing alongside the legendary Dj Jazzy Jeff on the international circuit in Manila is one of the highlights of his career.
He has now partnered with Dj Vifak to form UBER Events and Artist Management to cement his involvement in the youth development and to provide events solutions to the industry.
Venues and Performances:
• Meeru Island Resort (Regular DJ)
• Holiday Inn Kandooma annual staff events
• Conrad annual staff party 2016
• One and Only Reethi Rah – Private parties
• Coco Prive – Private events
• Huvafenfushi – Private events
• Sonevafushi – Private events
• Dhoni Migili – Private events
• Anantara Kihaavah
• R Bar – Australia
• Mojo – Srilanka
• Gazebo – Thailand
• Laundry – Malaysia
• Gosh Club – Malaysia
• Elevate – Malaysia
• M café’ – Philippines
• Seventh High - Philippines