We at Word Is Bond are real big fans of Oddisee. And I expect you are too. So this interview with Pigeons and Planes is a must read. In a real in depth talk with Oddisee he reveals the beginnings of ‘The Low Budget Crew’ and meeting Talib Kweli, supposed controversy on his method of beat-making and the age of the tracks on his recent album People Hear What They See (which is no doubt one of the best Hip Hop albums of 2012), as he breaks down the top 15 essential songs in his discography.
Here’s what he had to say about ‘If’, a track he recorded with Kenn Starr and Talib Kweli, the first of his essential songs and my favourite entry:
“Kenn Starr is part of the Low Budget Crew. I guess you can say he