Omega “Cipherella” Born is an American musician, songwriter, emcee, poet, and writer. Currently residing in New York City, Omega served as the host for New York’s longest running monthly open mic All That: Hip-Hop, Poetry, and Jazz, she is a contributing writer for M-Pire Magazine, and a reappearing guest judge for Supreme Bars: The Ultimate Emcee and Producer battle. In 2014, Omega released the mixtape: MK Ultra: Mind Control, which gained momentum on the underground scenes landing her quite a few show opportunities and guest appearances throughout the state of New York.
Those who have followed her career can understand why she credits her unique style to being introduced to a wide spectrum of “scientist” who use music as their artform for liberation. Comparable to Queen Latifah, Omega says that she gains inspiration from a wide range of artists such as MC Lyte,Tribe Called Quest, Erykah Badu, and Tupac; just to name a few. Omega began her music career as a guitar player in The Alabama Blues Project, founded by Legendary blues singer-songwriter, Debbie Bond, at the tender age of 9. By the age of 11, Omega had secured her position as a lead singer, lead guitarist, and narrator for in between song transitions and was later selected to rap a verse in Stevie Ray Vaughn’s classic Tick Tock which instantly became a success for the band.
Since then Omega has worked tirelessly in perfecting her craft by learning to play instruments, read and compose music, and has even dabbled in DJ’ing. Her efforts have not gone unnoticed as in the year 2014, Omega was given the award of the Unsung Hero Award- a ceremony hosted by AnkhLave Media productions in conjunction with Buddahood Clothing- which praised her for her incorporating her lyrics with the awareness of social and economic injustices, as well as her efforts to bring about change throughout her community.
Omega has taken a brief hiatus from the spotlight as she prepares for the release of her first studio album Interfunkalacticfied Vibes produced by AfterThem Music group, James Lion, and P.Torres and is scheduled to be released in 2017.