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Band/Artist Name: Oddisee
Recommended if you like: Diamond District, Pharell, Lupe Fiasco
At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area: From Wikipedia:
Amir Mohamed el Khalifa, better known by his stage name Oddisee, is an American rapper and producer from Washington, DC. He is one third of Diamond District. He was also part of the Low Budget Crew.
Oddisee was raised by his African American mother and Sudanese father. According to a National Public Radio interview with el Khalifa, Prince George's County is one of the wealthiest African American counties in the nation but borders some of the DC area's roughest parts. He moved to Washington, DC after high school.
In 2010, Oddisee released Traveling Man on Mello Music Group. His Odd Spring mixtape was listed on the Washington Post's Best Local Hip-Hop mixtapes of 2010. In 2011, Oddisee released Rock Creek Park, which was ranked as a Mixtape of the Week by Stereogum. Odd Seasons, a collection of EPs released throughout the previous 12 months, was also released that year.
In 2012, he released the album titled People Hear What They See. The Beauty in All, his first instrumental release since Rock Creek Park, was released in 2013. In that year, he also released Tangible Dream. In 2015, he released The Good Fight. In 2016, he released the EP, Alwasta, and the mixtape, The Odd Tape.
Anything else we should know, or you want to share:
Official Website URL: http://oddisee.co/
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/oddiseemusic/
Spotify Link: https://open.spotify.com/artist/72tRiBHei5G9M8it4h4sfC
Main Genre: Hip Hop
Other Genres: Rap, R&B