Lyle Omolayo, a Plainfield, New Jersey native is an emcee who doesn’t rhyme for the sake of riddling. Rooted in community activism and education, Lyle’s music provides a politically charged yet introspective and relatable view tackling topics often overlooked or taboo in hip hop.Dry Season, Lyle’s upcoming project is a follow up to Rainy Season, previously written, recorded, and released while living in Panama. Dry Season features Hasan Salaam, Eli Black, Amani Fela, Latasha Alcindor, Napoleon Da Legend, Jenny Wren, Silent Knight, Danielle Watson, Hendii, Indra and many more.
Lyle Omolayo aka mc enigma is also 1/2 of Negros Americanos, a trilingual hip hop duo formed in Panama City, Panama. Negros Americanos recently released, Lost In The Wilderness a documentary detailing the formation of the group, the journey from New Jersey to Panama and the necessity to break down barriers and engage communities through music and language.