New Oddisee Songs, Mixtapes & Videos


Oddisee Gives “Make A Living Off Music” a Completely New Meaning [Feature ]

When you hear the expression "I need to make a living," it's commonly associated with the idea that one has the earning potential to support themselves and/or their family.  According to veteran emcee and producer... Read More


How Oddisee’s “Controversial” Music Got Him Uninvited From Obama’s Farewell Party [Feature ]

Last year around this time, DC native and longtime Booth favorite Oddisee released a seven-song EP titled AlWasta, which is Arabic for “the plug.” A devout Muslim, Oddisee has included religion in his music... Read More


Oddisee ‘The Iceberg’ Cheat Code Album Review [Feature ]

It’s not always easy coming to grips with the tip of your iceberg. Our bleak and beautiful complexities are what make us human, after all. Some days, it’s as simple as knowing that you’re unavailable for... Read More


Holy Sh*t You Need to Hear Oddisee’s Bouncy New “Things” Single [Feature ]

I cannot begin to explain the excitement I experience whenever I get wind of a new Oddisee record. Over the past few years, the Mello Music Group emcee/producer has solidified his status as one my favorite hip-hop... Read More


We Gon’ Be Alright: Your Post-Election Survival Playlist [Feature ]

Regardless of what you hoped the outcome of last night’s presidential race would be, it’s safe to say that a large portion of the country would’ve been freaked out either way. No matter your beliefs,... Read More


Oddisee’s Best Beats [Feature ]

There are very few emcees who resonates with me as deeply as Oddisee. One of the smartest, most authentic and passionate artists I’ve come across, his words have been known to burn me to my core. The stories,... Read More


Oddissee - AlWasta EP [Album]

With an instrumental album slated for release in May, a summer tour on the schedule, and the highly-anticipated follow-up to last year's The Good Fight set to arrive this fall, Brooklyn-based emcee/producer and longtime Booth... Read More


Oddisee - Belong To The World [Stream]

DMV native Oddisee has released Zack Kashkett-directed visuals for the self-produced Belong To The World, a single from his The Good Fight album, out as of May 5. According to the acclaimed producer, the song is “about... Read More


G.O. - I Wish ft. Oddisee & Fashawn [Stream]

Boston emcee G.O. makes his Booth debut today - a DJBooth world premiere - with the lead single off of his upcoming project, The Hope. I Wish, the similarly titled debut offering from the project, is produced by Phenom, while... Read More


“I’m Mainly Driven by Fear”: A Deeply Personal Interview With Oddisee [Feature ]

This here writing about rap on the internet gig is a crap shoot. There's no exact science. Pieces you expect to blow up often never do, and the ones you thought wouldn’t be popular mostly lay dormant. It took me a... Read More


I’m Terrified of the Future, Oddisee’s Music Helps [Feature ]

[Pic by Joey Zero] When I started writing for DJBooth, I never thought it would lead to me getting to interview 9th Wonder at A3C. When I'm on my death bed, I'll remember that moment. It was a dream come true.... Read More


Oddisee & Phonte - Persona [Stream]

This year, the Mello Music Group roster will once again link up with some of their favorite artists to craft an album’s worth of fresh tunes. Today, we get our first taste of the compilation in the form of Requiem, an... Read More


20Syl ft. Oddisee - Ongoing Thing [Stream]

Previously heard rapping en Français on The Procussions’ Phantasm (Atom Remix), French emcee, DJ and beatsmith 20syl hops into the driver’s seat to bring us new EP single Ongoing Thing. Rather than showcasing his... Read More


J Rawls ft. Oddisee, Nottz Raw & Blue Print - Best Producer on the Mic II [Stream]

From Dre to Kanye, countless production heavyweights have stepped out from behind the boards to showcase their skills on the mic, but Booth newcomer J Rawls thinks he’s got ‘em all beat. Part II of a record... Read More


Oddisee ft. Paolo Escobar - Back of My Mind [Stream]

Thus far in 2014, we’ve already featured boatloads of dope new music, but in the Back of My Mind I’ve had the feeling that something was missing. Now I know what—or rather, who—it was: Oddisee. Not featured on... Read More


Ladi6 ft. Oddisee - Diamonds (Remix) [Stream]

As an unsigned artist grinding her way up from the bottom, New Zealand’s Ladi6 can’t help but feel a little jealous of women whose rich fathers keep them dripping in jewels. Nonetheless, she knows that if she... Read More


Oddisee - Own Appeal [Stream]

When I think of who makes me proud to be a DMV-er, RGIII, Chuck Brown, and Oddisee are just three of the many influencers with a special place in my heart. Though Oddisee hails from DC, as he explains on the intro to his new... Read More


Oddisee - Lonely Planet [Stream]

Need a little R&R, but don’t have the time or money for an exotic vacation? I hear you. And so does DMV emcee/producer Oddisee—that’s why the longtime Booth fave’s giving you a free mental getaway in... Read More


Audible Doctor ft. Oddisee & Hassaan Mackey - The Vibe [Stream]

I love when producers opt to create a full project over an instrumental tape. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love a good beat, but there’s something about the fullness of adding quality rappers onto a track that... Read More


Trek Life ft. Oddisee, Belvi, Funklogik - We Good [Stream]

Back in April, Mello Music Group rhymesayer Trek Life stepped into the Booth with Hometown Foreigner, a digital album which won a lofty 4.8-star rating from our readers. If those rave reviews (along with previously-featured... Read More


The Silent Titan ft. Oddisee - In The Middle [Stream]

As you probably know, Oddisee is an exceptional producer. He is even up for a Best Of the Booth award for Best Producer of 2012.  However, it appears as though he’d like to be considered for Best Emcee, too. The... Read More


Win Tickets to See Oddisee and Tanya Morgan Perform at NY’s Public Assembly [Exclusive Giveaway] [Feature ]

New York, N.Y. -- Next Tuesday, October 23, DMV rapper/producer Oddisee and Brooklyn crew Tanya Morgan will be rocking the stage at NYC venue Public Assembly. The DJBooth has come into possession of a pair of tickets to the... Read More


The Beats, Love & Alcohol Party: The A3C Edition [Feature ]

Do you dig beats? Love? Alcohol? Then you're in luck. The Beats, Love & Alcohol Party will be in full effect at this year's A3C Music Festival, complete with performances by Needlz, Focus..., !llmind, Oddisee and more.... Read More


Oddisee - The Need Superficial [Stream & Download]

When you’ve got the attention of the almighty and ever knowing Google it’s safe to say that things are looking up for you. Thus, cue the entrance music for DMV’s own Oddisee, whose new single The Need... Read More


Oddisee ft. Olivier Daysoul - You Know Who You Are (Acoustic) [Stream & Download]

I swear this Hip-Hop thing continues to impress me. Oddisee is the latest artist to add to the growing population of lyrical geniuses residing outside of the box and really making it work. With an acoustic rendition of his... Read More


Oddisee - Way in Way Out [Stream]

When one percent of the people in a society possess forty percent of the wealth, it’s time to start asking some hard questions. On Way in Way Out, the latest single off his newly-released studio album, reader-acclaimed... Read More


Oddisee - Hustle Off [Stream & Download]

Many rappers would have you believe that they’re hustling 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Not only is that impossible—you’d pass out from sheer exhaustion inside of 11 days—but it’s... Read More


Oddisee - Slow It Down [Stream & Download]

I’ve had a pretty hectic past couple of days, so I really needed something to listen to that would help me slow down and just relax; thank God for Oddisee‘s Slow It Down. From his label’s forthcoming... Read More


SmCity ft. Oddisee & Phil Ade - Mr. IDGAF [Video]

To celebrate the release of his brand new album, The Indie Life: Hate, Love & Money, SmCity flips visuals to his Mr. IDGAD single, featuring fellow don’t give a f**kers Oddisee and Phil Ade. Just remember, the only... Read More


SmCity ft. Oddisee & Phil Ade - Mr. IDGAF [Stream & Download]

In the market for a f**k? Then you’re gonna want to look elsewhere, because nary a one is given on SmCity‘s latest effort (though perhaps, if you asked nicely, he could spare a sh*t or a damn). So proud of his... Read More


Oddisee ft. Diamond District - For Certain [Stream & Download]

Nothing is For Certain but, when Oddisee steps into the Booth with a fresh feature, it’s a safe bet that the record in question is going to be dope. Thast certianly holds true for the DMV rapper/producer’s latest... Read More


Oddisee ft. Olivier Daysoul - Mattered Much [Stream & Download]

Mello Music Group producer and emcee Oddisee has been a constant name across blog headlines for his consistent work, solo and otherwise. Recently, the DMV native released a new largely instrumental album, Rock Creek Park, in... Read More


Oddisee ft. yU - Still Doing It [Stream & Download]

Fresh off rejoining forces with his Diamond District colleagues on X.O.‘s Tol’ U So, Oddisee enlists fellow crewmate yU for a fresh leak off his newly-released full-length. Over Odd’s own laid-back sample... Read More


Apollo Brown ft. Oddisee - The Times [Stream & Download]

The Times, they are a’changin’. In the atmosphere of global unrest that has pervaded 2011 thus far, those seeking a symbol of hope and rebirth need only look towards (what will soon be) the Nation of Southern... Read More


J-$crilla ft. Oddisee, XO, RAtheMC, Wordsmith, TEFLON & K-Beta - No Love [Stream]

As one of the biggest beatsmiths in the DMV, Inner Loop Records’ J-$crilla‘s got too many ardent supporters to worry about the critics. On the latest single off his recently released Culture of Honor mixtape, the... Read More


Oddisee - We On To Something [Stream]

With all the hot, new DMV talent we’ve been showcasing lately, our regulars may have been wondering when we’d feature another record by the D.C. up-and-comer who announced that, “Hip-Hop’s Cool Again”... Read More


Oddisee - Hip Hop’s Cool Again [Stream]

If hip-hop ever stopped being hip, I never got the memo, but it’s hard not to celebrate along with Booth newcomer Oddisee as he announces that Hip Hop’s Cool Again.  Who’s responsible for this... Read More