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ODIE Is Making Magical Hip-Hop and R&B Based On His Nigerian Roots

We talk to the 21-year-old about his debut effort, Analogue, which offers a diverse, warm, and impressive new listening experience.

There's no doubt that ODIE has had a great run leading up to the release of his debut project Analogue.

Aside from opening for Aminé at the Canadian leg of his TourForYou tour, ODIE has been co-signed by Drake's OVOSound and his singles have landed on major playlists on Apple Music and Spotify.

The Bay Area-based artist of Nigerian roots enjoys blending all his varied influences together to create a refined and experimental sound. Along with his good friend Yaqob, ODIE is part of Unité, a multi-cultural collective that is putting their own unique and creative touch on modern hip-hop and R&B. His debut effort, Analogue, arrives at a time when ODIE is ready to share himself with the world.

"It's sort of my coming of age story, 2018 is the year where my fans will be fully introduced to who I am as an artist and as a human, flaws and all. In the past, I've just given glimpses," he says.

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