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Oddisee opens his latest music video for the song “NNGE (Never Not Getting Enough),” with a shot of Old Bay Seasoning- a notorious Maryland condiment. Residents of Prince George’s County will likely recognize their home as the backdrop for the rest of the video. Indeed, local references are a theme throughout Oddisee’s music, who was raised in Prince George’s County and moved to D.C. after high school. Back in town to promote his new album, “The Iceberg”, with a performance at D.C.’s 9:30 Club, Oddisee talks to Kojo about how the region and its music inspire his work.
- Amir Mohamed Rapper & Music Producer Oddisee; @ODDISEE
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Despite living in New York City, rapper Oddisee's devotion to the D.C., Maryland and Virginia region permeates his music-from his most recent album, "The Iceberg," released in February, 2017, to his work with Diamond District, a local hip hop trio. Born Amir Mohammed and raised in Prince George's County, Md., Oddisee is back in town to perform ...
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