Born of an African-American mother and a Sudanese father, Oddisee, whose real name is Amir Mohamed el Khalifa is renowned for his productions with a hip-hop foundation that combines jazz, funk, and go-go influences with unflinching conviction and candor while addressing the human condition.
Oddisee has established himself in the conscious rap scene as a member of the Arizonan record company Mello Music Group. The music biz is well recognized for Oddisee’s independence. He continuously dispels the stereotype of the disorganized artist by organizing worldwide tours taking photographs to market and promoting himself and other artists.
Oddisee’s train isn’t about to slow down anytime soon with a steady stream of recent releases.