Based: Cape Town
South African producer, DJ, and host of Freshly Pressed at Good Hope FM is stepping into new and exciting territory.
With the release of ‘2NIGHT’ with Patty Monroe – Omar Morto signed a multi track deal with Swiss Dance Music label Sirup, founded by dance music luminary EDX. The single featured on Apple Music’s Future Hits, Future Dance Hits, and New Music Daily playlists in South Africa, Germany, Switzerland and Belgium, and on the Germany iTunes Top 100.
In 2018 Omar Morto became the first African artist to premiere on YouTube super-channel The Sound You Need with ‘Under The Sun’ – the single has since it’s release garnered over 2 million streams, unofficially attaining Gold status.
The Liberty SA Radio Award nominated presenter was instrumental in premiering more than 150 artists through his Finding the Hype campaign.
Cemented in a desire to help artists on the fringes, Omar Morto founded capeclub in 2017. Through the label he was instrumental in the release of FAKA’s Amaqhawe EP which saw features in The Fader and The Mail & Guardian.