The Iceberg, is a welcome consummation of his multi-instrumental approach to music and a thoroughly enjoyable listen. Songs like “Hold it Back” and “Like Really” exemplify his love for creative beats blended with horns and piano. The music is a somewhat strange choice for the concrete, gutter-punk venue Walter’s, but the odd pairing will likely make for a refreshing concert experience worth seeing.
Oddisee’s music is in ways introverted and cerebral. The D.C.-based producer weaves innovative hip-hop soul aesthetics with the politics of everyday life, tackling issues such as wage inequality, whiteness and police brutality with genre-spanning aplomb. Each trenchant lyric slices like a razor: hard to notice at first, but with a cut that runs deep and lasts for days. While Oddisee has been grinding out albums for the better part of a decade, his latest effort,