Although it really is no secret, HipStory is beyond proud to officially claim artist, poet, rapper and general lyrical genius, Oompa, as apart of the family! Oompa is a Roxbury-born-and-based artist with a soft spot for lyricism and story-telling. The child of a southern black woman raised in the 30s, she is heavily inspired by the sounds of Motown and Marley, Funk & R&B, to name a few. The way that R&B and Hip-Hop play together on her music reminds us of how true to being a 90s baby she is.
You may know Oompa from the 2016 Haley House Slam team at the National Poetry Slam…
But she is more recently working on her first full-length mixtape [#NOV3] with the HipStory gang, set to be released on Hipstory November 3, 2016.
Catch Oomp this weekend with Cliff Notez Saturday Vox Pop in New Hampshire or Sunday at Mind Spray in Boston