RIYL: Low Budget Crew, Open Mike Eagle, Uptown XO

Label: Mellow Music Group

Shout out to Ray on the Gucci Mane thread for lettng me know about this release.

I’ve been listening to Oddisee’s song Lifting Shadows a lot lately.
If you’re feeling confused or at a loss for the state of the world at the moment then let me recommend you check it out.

As Ray said in the other thread, “It’s conscious, everyday life truth rap, not ignorant crap.” Truth.

This is limited to 500 copies. Only 100 are available online.

The Details

01. Asked About You
02. No Reservations
03. Strength & Weakness
04. Wouldn't Be Surprised
05. Lifting Shadows
06. Catching Vibes
07. Slow Groove

Produced, Mixed, & Arranged by Oddisee

Album Description

Sudanese­American hip­hop artist Oddisee's new EP, “Al­Wasta,” takes its title from the Arabic colloquial term used to mean (to use colloquial English) “the plug.” The term “wasta” comes from the Arabic word “wasat,” meaning “middle” or “middleman,” and describes a member of the community who acts as a connector using their wealth of social currency. Understanding the value of social currency & how to use it (for better or worse) is what Amir Elkhalifa aka Oddisee focused on as the primary inspiration for his writings.

Distributed by The Orchard

Executive Produced by Amir Mohamed & Michael Tolle
Mello Music Group Copyright 2016



Thanks to Ray for the tip!

Price $17.99

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