Amir Mohamed El Khalifa, better known by his stage name Oddisee, is a Sudanese-American rapper and producer from Washington, DC. He is one third of Diamond District and was also part of the Low Budget Crew. Oddisee was originally influenced by his parents’ heritages, combined with a hip-hop influence from his older cousins.
In 2010, Oddisee released Traveling Man and his Odd Spring mixtape. In 2011, Oddisee released Rock Creek Park and a collection of EPs titled Odd Seasons. In 2012, he released the album titled People Hear What They See.[In 2015, he released The Good Fight and in 2016, he released the EP, Alwasta, and the mixtape, The Odd Tape.