Abass Akande obesere (born January 20, 1965) also known by his stage name Omo Rapala, is a Nigerian artist, Singer and record producer who is a native of Ibadan, the largest city in Western Nigeria. A popular Fuji musician, obesere forced his way into the limelight through his unusual music style and slangs usage that throws his fans into a frenzy. Following the paths of other successful musicians such as Sikiru Ayinde Barrister, obesere also has taken his own brand of Fuji music all over the world. He was initially signed with Sony Music but moved onto other labels after payment disputes. For most of his musical career, he had a long-time rivalry with K1 De Ultimate who is also a popular Fuji musician.
He is currently signed with Mayors Ville Entertainment an artist management firm, a subsidiary of Maxgolan Entertainment Group, a record company located in Lagos, Nigeria.
Alhaji obesere survived a ghastly car accident at Ijebu-Ode in his Lexus jeep LX470 on his way to Lagos. The accident occurred on Sunday April 8, 2012 at around 7:30pm. Report said that the artist and 2 other passengers only sustained minor injuries and were immediately transferred to Orisunbare Hospital, Jakande Isolo, Lagos