By Benjamin Njoku
Onitsha, Anambra State-based singer cum actress, Omalicha Kasie, who was in the United States during the yuletide is back in the country with love.The singer returned to
the country last week, and immediately hit a movie location, where she’s shooting a new film in Asaba.
Omalicha said, she started singing at the age of 14. According to the mother of five, music runs in her family. She revealed that she started singing gospel music at the age of 14. “I did just start singing but it’s inborn in me.” She has four albums to her credit. The fair-complexion beauty delved into acting late last year after she starred in a movie produced by popular Asaba based film maker, Uzo Godson Nwosu.
While I started singing at 14, then, I used to sing in the church because of the passion I have for music.”
Omalicha said part of the challenges she’s currently faced with is not only loss of her privacy, but also, not having time for herself again. She admits that acting is her hubby, adding as a singer, she looks up to the likes of Onyeka Owuenu and gospel singer, Chinyere Udeoma.
The singer turned actress has featured in about 10 movies in less than one year. Some of her popular songs include, “ Jesus onye obioma(you do welluwellu)” which she released in 2006, and “Moment of Praise” also released in 2008. Others were released between 2012 and 2014.