He also made cameos in the R&B girl group Before Dark's music videos.
Omari soon began pursuing a career in music of his own, and eventually met Chris Stokes, who introduced him to the other members of what would go on to become B2K.
The movie centered on a group of friends in a hip hop dance crew who take part in underground dance competitions.
That same year, he played the role of the school bully "Reggie" in the comedy Fat Albert, based on the animated series Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids.
The first single from the album was "Girlfriend", followed up by "Hey Baby" as the second single.
Omarion was born Omari Ishmael Grandberry on November 12, 1984 in Inglewood, California, to Leslie Burrell and Trent Grandberry, the oldest of their seven children. At school he played on the football team and was also known amongst fellow students for his quirky dance moves.On December 26, 2006 Omarion released his second album 21.The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. The second single "Ice Box", produced by Timbaland, peaked at #12 on the Billboard Hot 100 and is Omarion's most successful solo single to date, 21 has sold over 390,000 copies in the United States since its release.Omari was first introduced to Lil' Fizz, J-Boog, and Raz-B at a New Years Eve party in 1999 hosted by their manager, music producer Chris Stokes.Omari joined their group and took the stage name Omarion.The group named themselves B2K, an acronym for Boys Of The New Millenium.They began touring with Lil Bow Wow, and eventually released their debut single ”Uh Huh” in 2001.Towards the end of 2007, he displayed his acting skills in the thriller Somebody Help Me.This movie was released exclusively on DVD and aired on BET in celebration of Halloween.They followed the album up in December with their second album, Pandemonium! This would prove to be the groups last album, as they would disband in early 2004., supported by their most successful single, Bump, Bump, Bump featuring P. In early 2004, Omarion appeared in several films, most notably You Got Served in which he starred alongside Marques Houston, as well as his former B2K bandmates.