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Behind The Scenes: Reggae Crooner Omari Banks "System Set" From Jamaica to Italy

To say that 2016 has been a whirlwind for reggae crooner Omari Banks would be an understatement, from the Huffington Post to BET, Omari has been celebrated for his "dashing good looks, rockstar stage presence and impressive singer songwriter skills" - Forbes

Omari Banks and Duane Stephenson on video set

Having recently released the single "System Set" featuring reggae star Duane Stephenson, Omari traveled to Jamaica and Italy to film the upcoming video. Speaking on the single, Omari explained "As a lover of history and a enthusiast of world matters I've always found it very interesting to listen to people's view on topics which have shaped the world we live in. System Set is a song which encourages the listener to dig within their beliefs, present documented facts and ask questions which I find compelling and critical to the existence of all people living in unity."

Omari Banks and Duane Stephenson on video set

Produced by Omari himself, the Jamaica portion of "System Set" video was shot by Kerrin "Kerro" McLean

After the video filming in Jamaica where he also worked in the studio with such acclaimed producers as Clive Hunt on music for his upcoming album, Omari headed to Italy for some conducive work. "I shot two music videos, did a few photo shoots and got some important visuals to ensure my fans get a good feel of who i am as a artiste. The time was spent as well looking at some of the historical monuments of which i was fully aware of through my love for history, it was great to get first hand perspective. I believe information is the key to enlightenment and Rome certainly is a gate way into looking a the present world power structure, Hence i thought system set music video would be great to shoot here.." stated Omari

"Know what your fighting for, You think you'll even the score.. are you willing to start back from Zero.. this system set longtime bout here.." So know what your fighting for and who the dollar you spend it belongs to.. Give unto to Cesar wah he long for.. better know system set bout here" - System Set

- Omari Banks - Producer and Executive Producer - Mario Parruccini - Film/Video's Director, Director of Photography, Screenplay, Editing and Post Production - Marta Federici - Co-producer, backstage Photographer - Paolo Zanotti added producer - Enrico Luciani first assistant director and co-screenwriter of Naturally only - Patrizio Trecca Line producer - Lucrezia Farinella costumes - Ilaria di Lauro make-up and hair stylist - Federica Palmiotta (RING GIRL, system set) - Sofia Pellegrino (naturally- big city girl) - Cristiano Dominici first camera operator assistant - Gerardo Falce key grip - Fabrizio Russo gaffer

Video for lead single "System Set" from Omari Banks upcoming album will premiere next month!

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