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TikTok fame Omar Apollo has never shied away from singing strange 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 and asked him if he was Omar Apollo Gay or straight. However, his hilarious response stunned everyone. Despite this, fans have never shied away from linking him to other men. 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 was not in order, so Omar’s parents worked multiple jobs to raise their children. At a young age, Omar joined folkloric ballet and was 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 in for an acoustic guitar at a pawn shop. He started learning by mimicking YouTube cover videos. Omar realized that he was passionate about music and decided to form his band.

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The career of Omar Apollo

Started with McDonald’s

After the debut of his solo album ‘Ivory’, Omar joined the Camp McDonald’s campaign along with Kid Cudi, BIBI and Blackbear. For Omar, however, it was a funny moment. This was because Omar once worked at McDonald’s when he was only 16. He applied for that job to save for his guitar and laptop. Using his first salary, he made his music and released his debut EP Stereo. Omar quickly became popular online and gained trust.

Money borrowed for music

Apollo started his career by uploading his songs on SoundCloud. At the 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 got 20,000 streams a day. A year later, the song passed more than 15 million streams.

One after the other, hit

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

While 2018-2020 turned out to be the best year for Omar, his career took a turn in 2022 as he debut studio album Ivory. It quickly entered the Billboard 200 chart, making it Omar’s first album to chart. In September, he dropped another “Evergreen” song that went viral on TikTok and eventually charted on the Billboard Hot 100, Apple Music, and Spotify. Soon in October, the song became a contemporary radio hit, making it Omar’s first-ever radio single. He also performed at music festivals in 2022. But what is Omar Apollo sexuality?

Collaboration ends with Grammy Award

In September 2020, Omar appeared on Japanese singer Joji’s second album Nectar. He then featured on the 2021 hit “Te olvidaste” by Spanish artist C. Tangana. The song has been hugely successful, earning 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 Annual Grammy Awards, making it his first ever Grammy nomination.

Omar Apollo

Is Omar Apollo gay?

After Omar dropped his weirdest song, fans took to Twitter and accused him of queerbaiting. Questions arose: Is Omar Apollo gay or straight? However, his hilarious response left everyone shocked. He has openly celebrated 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 talked about his personality and how he dressed. However, the singer jokingly tweets that “he is.” Omar called himself queer and said he is currently in the early stages, but yes, people are allowed to call him gay. But he prefers to be called queer.

Is he dating Frank Ocean?

Rumors soon surfaced that Omar and Frank were a couple when the two were spotted together in Italy and Greece. The viral image emerged shortly after Omar came out as gay. Fans quickly assumed something was brewing between them when they shared solo shots that appeared to have been taken at the same destination. However, neither Omar nor Frank have commented on these rumors.

What do you think: are Omar and Frank Ocean secretly dating? Comment your opinion below. Stay tuned. TechRadar247 will keep you posted.


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