It’s catchy. It’s repetitive. It’s jazzy. It’s one of the biggest hits of the summer. Cheerleader by Jamaica’s Omi is just one of the songs you can’t get out of your head after listening to it a few times.
The trumpet heavy ditty is about a man’s love for a woman who is his “queen,” and is so loyal, he would never think of cheating her on her. Imagine!
The video was shot on Haulover Beach, north of Bal Harbour. The entertainer (born Omar Pasley) told the Sun Sentinel why South Florida was chosen as the site: “We wanted to stay true to the essence of the song,” said Omi of the clip featuring young people dancing and playing soccer. “A constant warm sunshine-playful vibe, and we did.”