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Oddisee: People Hear What They See

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    "This album is about influence, inspiration, perception & reality. Every song was written in an outside environment, so that I could observe the subjects that would become my subject matter. All too often in Hip Hop, reality is limited to that of the artists own, actual experiences. People Hear What They See is my attempt to liberate the MC from those constraints & allow reality to be penned other than my own. Listening to congressmen & lawyers converse on the steps of the supreme court inspired 'American Greed', Watching a couple argue over the phone in a bar inspired 'Maybes'. By having a visual representation of my subject matter, my hopes are that the listener will see them through the worlds & melodies of my songs."

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    1. Ready To Rock
    Producer: Oddisee
    Year: 2012
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    2. Do It All
    featuring Diamond District (X.O. + yU + Oddisee)
    Producer: Oddisee
    Year: 2012
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    3. That Real
    featuring Oliver Daysoul
    Producer: Oddisee
    Year: 2012
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    4. Let It Go
    featuring Oliver Daysoul
    Producer: Oddisee
    Year: 2012
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    5. American Greed
    Producer: Oddisee
    Year: 2012
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    6. The Need Superficial
    featuring Oliver Daysoul
    Producer: Oddisee
    Year: 2012
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    7. Way In Way Out
    Producer: Oddisee
    Year: 2012
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    8. Maybes
    featuring Ralph Real
    Producer: Oddisee
    Year: 2012
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    9. Anothers Grind
    featuring Tranquill
    Producer: Oddisee
    Year: 2012
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    10. Set You Free
    Producer: Oddisee
    Year: 2012
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    11. You Know Who You Are
    Producer: Oddisee
    Year: 2012
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    12. Think Of Things
    Producer: Oddisee
    Year: 2012
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    Total Comments: 60
    3 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 2/1/2014 5:49:00 PM; Partial IP: .201.65.74)
    Location: az/ hell
    Comment: Not as good as I thought it would be! Love Oddisee though!
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 11/15/2012 11:48:00 PM; Partial IP: 27.219.207)
    Location: Houston, TX
    Comment: Agree w/ MCC1333 - Oddisee is on point with right now. Great lyricist too. Definitely one of my Album of the Year contenders.
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 11/1/2012 4:04:00 PM; Partial IP: 24.111.157)
    Location: Leicester UK
    Comment: The sound of Oddisee on top of his game creatively, both as an emcee and producer. This is the definitive NOW sound of indie rap. You are either down with it or not. Don't sleep, massive contender for album of the year.
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 10/23/2012 9:53:00 AM; Partial IP: 89.137.169)
    Location: Germany
    Comment: This might be album of the year for me. Top 3 at least. Oddisee is an incredible producer and a pretty decent on the mic, too. The some of the content he touches on here, anyone can relate to. Good, honest music as some of y'all described it. I can't stop listening to it!
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 10/8/2012 9:54:00 PM; Partial IP: .22.240.17)
    Location: Maryland
    Comment: Oddisee is a great MC and even better producer. This is a fun album.
    Name: (Posted: 10/2/2012 12:46:00 AM; Partial IP: 46.116.247)
    Location: Nyc
    Comment: Dude looks like a nerd-hipster on that cover
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 8/11/2012 1:25:00 PM; Partial IP: .46.82.245)
    Location: EARTH NY
    Comment: dope album.. funky, good honest music.
    3 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 7/29/2012 8:11:00 AM; Partial IP: .94.170.87)
    Location: philly
    Comment: This album has some great beats and great lyricism....the problem is tracks 4,6, and 10 are so fucking bad....i dont know how you make such a good bangin beat like "Do It All" and then you turn around and make a shitty sounding song like "Set You Free". he shoulda cut those 3 songs out and made it an EP.
    Name: (Posted: 7/26/2012 9:49:00 PM; Partial IP: 74.137.126)
    Location: dmv
    Comment: yo HV dont ho ya self boy dmv will mean dumb ass murder victim u a known sucker boy yo momma my personal hoecake n*gga I chop heads im from the bangin era simp go head play ya self
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 7/25/2012 1:24:00 AM; Partial IP: 26.228.246)
    Location: NJ
    Comment: You're probably a huge fucking faggot if you rate this album 3 stars or less.
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 7/21/2012 3:48:00 PM; Partial IP: 202.66.125)
    Location: mtl
    Comment: Creative and original. Dope beats ans dope rhymes. Very impressed!
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 7/17/2012 4:23:00 PM; Partial IP:
    Location: PK NY
    Comment: Wow! Never dissapointed by Oddisee! Great summer album
    Name: (Posted: 7/13/2012 4:53:00 PM; Partial IP: 226.57.181)
    Location: DMV
    Comment: j1 must be real hip-hop b/c he has a 1 in his name. Gtfoh hoecake, O killlllllllling shit on this record.
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 7/8/2012 12:45:00 PM; Partial IP: 185.177.48)
    Location: dA bUrG, FL Chi-Town
    Comment: Dope album all the way thru. Oddisee's production skillz just keeps getting better and better. Not to many can produce and be a dope emcee. Props to Oddisee & The Real MMG!!
    Name: (Posted: 7/6/2012 6:23:00 PM; Partial IP: 74.137.126)
    Location: wasko
    Comment: shits wack maryland rappers are bama dont make sense damn I miss real hip hop
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 7/3/2012 6:59:00 PM; Partial IP: .32.68.175)
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Comment: Hip Hop Hooray! I just have two words; Simple but Complex. Musical & Lyrical. Classic and Influential. ;) When I have some money I just may by 2 copies!
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 7/3/2012 5:02:00 PM; Partial IP: .98.205.38)
    Location: Philly
    Comment: Album of the year so far...hands down!
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 7/3/2012 2:18:00 PM; Partial IP:
    Location: Cali
    Comment: Great album Oddisee changes his sound on this one but not to much, beats are fresh soulful and just dope, lyrically he just gets better every release
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 7/2/2012 4:05:00 PM; Partial IP: 161.67.202)
    Location: ABQ, NM
    Comment: he killed it again with this one, just more proof that he's one of the best. the first 2 tracks are straight fire
    Name: (Posted: 6/29/2012 9:10:00 AM; Partial IP: .56.28.252)
    Location: utah
    Comment: dude looks like a fuckbwoy and sounds like one as well-
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/26/2012 9:53:00 PM; Partial IP: .83.77.105)
    Location: DC
    Comment: I like this joint cuz each song is an actual topic with distinction. Not to mention, groove is important. What's concept without Jam Factor? Nice album from the young man.
    3 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/24/2012 10:26:00 PM; Partial IP: 10.120.131)
    Location: fres
    Comment: Oddisee is mos def one of my favorite mcs right now. But comparing this to Illmatic. Then having the audacity to say this is better than Illmatic? Come on NOW!!!!!
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/24/2012 4:44:00 PM; Partial IP:
    Location: irvington n.j
    Comment: this is dope!!
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/23/2012 12:01:00 AM; Partial IP: .66.35.100)
    Location: victoria, b.c.
    Comment: just recieved this, dope album oddisee, top 5 producers on the mic!
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/22/2012 9:36:00 AM; Partial IP: 88.150.248)
    Location: SFC
    Comment: Get right stay right say it right combo king faith fixer place your bets and sit down
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/20/2012 12:29:00 PM; Partial IP: 137.88.145)
    Location: new york
    Comment: An absolute masterpiece. Beats are beautiful,as are the lyrics. Real hip hop. Oddisee is a genius and has done it again.
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/19/2012 11:08:00 AM; Partial IP: .116.68.27)
    Location: Norway
    Comment: great album, pure hip hop!!!
    Name: (Posted: 6/19/2012 10:36:00 AM; Partial IP: 12.233.250)
    Location: Detroit, Mi
    Comment: American Greed is FANTASTIC!
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/16/2012 3:40:00 PM; Partial IP: 128.53.103)
    Location: J-City, Nigeria
    Comment: very impressive Oddisee... however track one (ready to rock) shouldn't have been on the album. For me, the album starts from track 2.
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/16/2012 12:43:00 PM; Partial IP: 95.190.100)
    Location: cdn
    Comment: Magic! ...will make more than one top 15 albums of the year list because of clever story telling, and genuine Hip Hop standard beats
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/15/2012 1:18:00 PM; Partial IP: .75.211.32)
    Location: Batique
    Comment: This album is ahead of most people - I swear they'll uncover it again. Sure Ready to Rock is big and catches peoples attention but the best tracks on here are Way In Way Out, American Greed, That Real, You Know Who You Are, Do It All. That's 6 fire tracks and I'm still unraveling the rest.
    3 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/15/2012 12:08:00 PM; Partial IP: 87.154.124)
    Location: MN
    Comment: All in all I give this 3 stars. I thought it was going to be pretty good with how awesome Ready To Rock was but then it just fell off after that with the exception of about 3 songs. There is no way this is album of the year so far. Best track You Know Who You Are.
    3 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/15/2012 4:11:00 AM; Partial IP: 174.201.45)
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Comment: This album is worth listening to, but Oddisee is a fraud from the suburbs and grew up on a farm during his young years. so all these tales of DC life are hearsay.
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/14/2012 5:17:00 AM; Partial IP: 28.239.173)
    Location: Maputo, Moçambique
    Comment: por pouco falhavas hein! Distiga-te do Timberland nas tuas batidas agora sim (A 1 musica ficou evidente) Nadas de cenas comerciais. Low Budget 4 ever aahai. dout 5 estrelas Muita força no estilo k te caracteriza. One
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/13/2012 3:35:00 AM; Partial IP: 19.105.156)
    Location: The Skip
    Comment: Had it on repeat for 3 days. Genius. "Me, never that man, that's never happening/ See I be rappin' for the feeling I got back when/ I was riding on a big wheel, when friends owing me a dollar was a big deal/ Sunday night, grandmama' cook a big meal, meaning that I do it for the innocents in it still/ & if I'm naive f*** it man"
    Name: (Posted: 6/12/2012 4:27:00 PM; Partial IP: 111.14.162)
    Location: dmv
    Comment: i usually pick up all of oddisee's stuff, but this whole album's production sounds really flat and synthetic. i'm not feeling it at all and MMG has been nothing but continual letdowns for the past year or so with the exception of has-lo's "conversation b". yeah, I said dickriders.
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/12/2012 4:15:00 PM; Partial IP: 18.195.192)
    Location: DE
    Comment: I must be buggin' then cause to me this the best album so far of 2012. Oddisee's beats are so nice.
    Name: (Posted: 6/11/2012 7:10:00 PM; Partial IP:
    Location: dd
    Comment: NO ALBUM OF THE YEAR YA'll buggin
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/11/2012 12:06:00 PM; Partial IP: 18.203.191)
    Location: Boulder
    Comment: All I got to say is listen to the start of Anothers Grind. SOOOOOO fucking classic!
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/11/2012 5:27:00 AM; Partial IP: 169.45.129)
    Location: Chapel Hill, NC
    Comment: MCs gonna need to bring their a-game this year cause Oddisee is smashing fools! Way In, Way Out is crazy!!!
    Name: (Posted: 6/11/2012 2:46:00 AM; Partial IP: .56.78.188)
    Location: DMV, Prince George's County MD
    Comment: Well made album!! Been following Oddisee for years now and this is definitely the best thing Ive heard from him yet and hope he will only continue to impress. Hes from my hometown and definitely represents well on the cut "think of things". Wale is the best out the DMV??? I beg to differ. He can learn a few things from ODDISEE
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/10/2012 11:39:00 PM; Partial IP: .64.49.253)
    Location: The Horseshoe
    Comment: Fucking great album. Oddisee is definitely one of the best lyricists out today - not to mention his production spans a lot of genres and influences while creating it's own sound. Big up. 2012 has been a good year for Hip-Hop (Killer Mike, Oddisee, El-P, Ab-Soul, Apollo Brown & OC, Big Krit).
    1 Star
    Name: (Posted: 6/10/2012 11:11:00 PM; Partial IP:
    Location: bk
    Comment: no Illmatic not even close!!!! mmg's asshole u r
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/9/2012 11:07:00 PM; Partial IP: 37.182.225)
    Location: NY
    Comment: Christ this is perfect
    Name: (Posted: 6/9/2012 11:21:00 AM; Partial IP: 57.142.120)
    Location: Benztown
    Comment: I respect how he improved much as a rapper, that said he does a better job on the mic than on the board this time. Huge fan of his music normally but I aint feelin those beats too much.
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/8/2012 1:09:00 PM; Partial IP: 233.147.38)
    Location: MMG's asshole, France
    Comment: MMG never disappoints. Every month they release another illmatic. This album is like illmatic only better. Oddisee is not just a great producer, but a lyrical wizard, much like Nas on illmatic. I dont wanna give this 5 stars, I want to give it 12 stars. This album is perfect, and obviously wont be more bland 2012 Hip-Hop disappointment (imagine that!)
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/7/2012 11:57:00 PM; Partial IP: .49.240.76)
    Location: las vegas
    Comment: Straight Classic from Oddisee this is the best album so far this year from the beats to the rhymes. Dope debut album Oddisee!!!!
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/7/2012 12:49:00 PM; Partial IP: .8.206.246)
    Location: heLL
    Comment: Mello Music Group Never disappoints!!!!!!
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/7/2012 8:10:00 AM; Partial IP: .71.123.36)
    Location: North Carolina
    Comment: Oddisee never cease to amaze me with the music. this album is pure fire!.
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/6/2012 8:28:00 PM; Partial IP: .128.46.18)
    Comment: Album of the Year. (period)
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/6/2012 2:17:00 AM; Partial IP: 04.174.162)
    Location: Phoenix
    Comment: The album is excellent. Oddisee is insane
    Name: (Posted: 6/5/2012 4:51:00 PM; Partial IP: 139.193.53)
    Location: London, UK
    Comment: Without doubt the most talented producer in the game right now... the last 3 years has seen Oddisee finally being acknowledged as an exceptional Producer/MC and his work during those few years has just been mindblowing!!! Diamond District, Mello Music compilation, Self Sacrifice, countless production credits for a number of artists and now this gem. Oddisee is def on top of his game and continues to drop nothing but hip hop goodness and long may it continue... Apollo Brown is also big right now but I think Oddisee just edges it...
    Name: (Posted: 5/29/2012 6:41:00 PM; Partial IP: 127.246.78)
    Location: New jersey
    Comment: Im excited. It's always good to get some more unique conceptual hip hop. Planning on buying and avoiding any more snippets/songs and just giving it a full listen when it drops
    Name: (Posted: 5/25/2012 12:17:00 AM; Partial IP: 72.234.255)
    Location: Minneapolis MN
    Comment: Wanted to hear track #3 (The Real) since Oddisee put out that video on Youtube with Rosenberg...
    Name: (Posted: 5/24/2012 8:15:00 PM; Partial IP: 226.57.181)
    Location: The Matrix
    Comment: what is wrong with people? if you are the type of person who listens to snippets once or twice on your computer speakers and then judges an album - your opinion is void. You are looking for "hooks" and "bells & whistles" and "gimmicks" that lure you in quickly. Oddisee's appeal to me has been that his music reveals itself with time. The more I listen the more I catch. The word is called subtlety and the dude is a master at it. Believe I will be copping this.
    Name: (Posted: 5/21/2012 5:09:00 AM; Partial IP: 40.105.142)
    Location: Mount Horcek
    Comment: Man, Oddisee is one of my favorites. Everytime he brings a new style to the table.
    Name: (Posted: 5/18/2012 1:01:00 PM; Partial IP: 50.191.161)
    Location: Dasu
    Comment: So So, just listen this in amazon and is decent. no great
    Name: (Posted: 4/29/2012 1:57:00 PM; Partial IP: 255.32.191)
    Location: Lanham, MD
    Comment: Many reasons 2 be proud 2 say you from MD...Oddisee + creative expression = GOLDEN! i've no reservations in saying that I know with this dude @ helm, no matter where he plants his feet...HE's reppin, PROPER!
    Name: (Posted: 4/27/2012 10:29:00 PM; Partial IP: .90.109.18)
    Location: NYC
    Comment: Oddisee is a musical genius. It isn't about loving everything he does, it's about loving that he is creative and continues to breathe life into Hip-Hop from all sorts of angles. I'm rooting for Oddisee to blast off, he's got Roots, Common, Kanye in his blood - could really go all the way. Rock Creek Park was creative as fuck. Can't wait for this one.
    Name: (Posted: 4/22/2012 4:49:00 PM; Partial IP: .228.179.3)
    Location: Ontario,Can.
    Comment: It don't matter what he does, it's always top notch.
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