Thursday, October 1, 2015


Kevin Omni Burrus

I KEVIN OMNI BURRUS FOUNDED THE HOUSE OF ULTRA OMNI WITH. R.I.P CO-FOUNDER THOMAS OMNI BAKER, JANUARY 21st 1979 IN BROOKLYN NYC. THE FIRST MINI BALL WAS PIONEERED BY ME IN 1982 AND WAS HELD IN BROOKLYN NYC. MY FIRST MAJOR BALL "KEVIN OMNI PRESENTS HIS BIRTHDAY BALL OCTOBER 8th 1983 @ CLUB STUDIO EAST 86th ST & 2nd AVE NYC NY ALSO OCTOBER 14th, 1984 @ THE HOTEL DIPLOMAT 43rd ST NYC NY TIMES SQUARE, THESE WERE THE FIRST TWO MIDTOWN MANHATTAN BALLS THAT I PIONEERED FROM THE UPTOWN HARLEM BALLS TO MIDTOWN MANHATTAN ALONG WITH I ALSO PIONEERED THE TIME CHANGE TO DOORS OPENING @ 10pm VERSUS THE UPTOWN HARLEM BALLS THAT STARTED @ 5am.  MY THEME LEGENDS STATEMENTS AND STARS BALL BEGAN PART 1 , APRIL 15th 1989  @TRACKS NYC 19th St. TO LSS PART 10 , JANUARY 5th 2000 (WHICH WAS THE VERY FIRST BALL OF THE NEW MILLENNIUM) @THE CLUBHOUSE 28th st, WHICH WAS THE HOUSE OF OMNI 25th ANNIVERSARY,  MY THEME LIFETIME ACHIEVERS ICONS LEGENDS STATEMENTS AND STARS STATUS BALLS PART 1 , 2003 NYC PART 2, STATUS BALL pm WITH WILLI NINJA,  HARLEM NY, 2005  STATUS BALL PART 3 & 4 WITH WARDELL AVANT-GARDE BOTH IN CHICAGO.  ..IN NYC WHERE THE ERA's ARE COLOR CODED EXAMPLE WHITE ERA BEFORE 1985, THEN RED ERA 1986 -1990 I AM THE ONLY PIONEER ICON THAT HAS GIVEN A BALL IN EVERY ERA, EVERY COLOR, STATUS BALL PART 5 COMING THIS OCTOBER 2016 WILL BE THE ORANGE ERA. MY CATEGORIES WALKED AND WON. FACE, FACE OVER 25, FACE OVER 39, LEGENDARY FACE, ICONIC FACE, SINISTER EYES, BQ 1st TIME IN DRAGS, HI FASHION EXECUTIVE, TRAVELING EXECUTIVE, LEGENDARY EXECUTIVE, HI FASHION EVENING WEAR, SHOPPING DOWN 5th AVE REALNESS, BQ REALNESS, SPRING SPORTSWEAR, LEATHER VS SUEDE, BEST DRESSED MAN, .  MY FIRST HALL OF FAME WAS 1984 PRESENTED BY RICHARD& DAVID PADILLA EBONY, NEXT HALL OF FAME 1995 PRESENTED BY JACK & ANDRE MIZRAHI.. HOUSE OF OMNI BALLROOM HOUSE OF FAME 2011 NYC 2012, PHILADELPHIA. I HAVE 305 TROPHIES AND AWARDS TO DATE. LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2001 ,WEST COAST HALL OF FAME 2001 I HAVE BEEN DOCUMENTED IN EVERY MAJOR NYC NEWSPAPER, NY TIMES, DAILY NEWS, NY POST, VILLAGE VOICE , THEN EUROPE-AMSTERDAM "VRIJ NEDERLAND NEWS" COUNTLESS MAGAZINES : TIME OUT, CLIKQUE, CUT, NEXT, BALLROOM ROCKSTAR ETC ETC
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