Thursday, 5 February 2009
Lemar Obika professionally known as Lemar, is a soul and R&B singer, songwriter and vocal producer who has had a run of chart success in the United Kingdom,
Lemar was born in London and brought up there, in Tottenham. He was seventeen when he had his first concert at the Junior Jam at the Temple in Tottenham supporting Usher. He gave up an opportunity to study pharmacy at the Cardiff University to pursue a musical career. Lemar had some success supporting various artists such as Destiny's Child, Total, Uncle Sam and Usher Raymond on their UK club.
Lemar was most notably brought to public attention on the BBC's Fame Academy in 2002, a combination of a talent quest and reality television show. Sony Music was so impressed with his potential that they signed him to a five year record deal worth £1 million.
Lemar's 4th studio album "The Reason" was released on November 24th 2008.
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