Oddisee DC Music Rocks


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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,[2] better known by his stage name Oddisee, is an American rapper and producer from Washington, DC.[3] He is one third of Diamond District.[4] 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.[6] He moved to Washington, DC after high school.[6]

In 2010, Oddisee released Traveling Man on Mello Music Group.[7] His Odd Spring mixtape was listed on the Washington Post's Best Local Hip-Hop mixtapes of 2010.[8] In 2011, Oddisee released Rock Creek Park, which was ranked as a Mixtape of the Week by Stereogum.[9] Odd Seasons, a collection of EPs released throughout the previous 12 months, was also released that year.[10]

In 2012, he released the album titled People Hear What They See.[11] The Beauty in All, his first instrumental release since Rock Creek Park, was released in 2013.[12] In that year, he also released Tangible Dream.[13] In 2015, he released The Good Fight.[14] In 2016, he released the EP, Alwasta, and the mixtape, The Odd Tape.[15]

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Official Website URL: http://oddisee.co/

Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/oddiseemusic/

iTunes Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/oddisee/id27760704

Spotify Link: https://open.spotify.com/artist/72tRiBHei5G9M8it4h4sfC

Other Links: https://oddisee.bandcamp.com/

Main Genre: Hip Hop

Other Genres: Rap, R&B