Posts Tagged ‘Oddisee’

Arts Roundup: Belly of the Beast Edition

Plus: Surprise! Oddisee dropped a new EP.

Sound City: The Best Local Music of 2015

Our favorite local music of 2015, as voted on by our music writers.

This Year’s Fort Reno Shows, Sponsored by…

Bang Salon presents: Foul Swoops, Coup Sauvage & the Snips, Golden Looks, Beauty Pill

D.C. Bands Lay Out Their Pros and Condos

What do Oddisee, Chain & the Gang, Puff Pieces, and other local music acts think of the D.C. condo craze?

The Breaks: A Double-Dose of Oddisee and Wale, the Actor

"All the good ones are taken .. OR somewhere Refreshing a picture that they 2/3 naked"

D.C. at SXSW: The Festival’s First Go-Go Show, Oddisee, and a Big Tribute to J Dilla

Rare Essence turned an Austin show into a mini go-go

The Breaks: New Music from Jay IDK, Fat Trel, and Oddisee

"But he taught me how to pour up, not how to get my diploma/How to disown a woman, and live off being dishonest"

The Breaks: This Week in Local Hip-Hop

Two tracks about the struggles and tragedies facing people of color in America today

Listen: Kenn Starr, “The Definition”

"I ain't tryna be all salty and bitter, and take love to the Facebook wall and be all stalking the Twitter."

Listen to “First Step,” the First Single From Diamond District’s March on Washington

It's been five years since the Diamond District released its stellar—dare I say classic?—debut album, In the Ruff, an astute depiction of young black Washington. Rappers Oddisee, Uptown XO and yU cut through the national euphoria of ushered in by President Barack Obama's new administration, by discussing the civic plight occuring just blocks from the White House. The rats. The tenements. [...]

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