Amir Mohamed el Khalifa, was born on 24 February, 1985. He is better known by his stage name Oddisee. He is a Sudanese-American rapper and producer Washington, DC based. He is one third of Diamond District. He was also part of the Low Budget Crew. A good friend to Scott Simon, his family relocated in adjacent Prince George’s County which is one of the wealthiest African American counties in the nation but borders some of the DC area’s roughest parts but, he relocated to Washington, DC after high school.
His full associates are; Low Budget Crew, Diamond District, yU, Uptown XO, Trek Life, Heralds of Change.
In 2010, Oddisee released Traveling Man on Mello Music Group. His Odd Spring mix-tape was listed on the Washington Post’s Best Local Hip-Hop mix-tapes of 2010. In 2011, Oddisee released Rock Creek Park, which was ranked as a Mix-tape of the Week by Stereogum. Odd Seasons, a collection of EPs released throughout the previous 12 months, was also released that year.