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Imbued with love, honesty, and selflessness. ''The Good Fight'' is virtuousic in its musicality, direct in its language, and infinitely relatable. In a landscape overrun with abstract indulgence and shallow trend-chasers, the Prince George's County, Maryland artist has created a record that reminds you that it's music before it's hip hop. For Oddisee, ''The Good Fight'' is about living fully as a musician without succumbing to the traps of hedonism, avarice, and materialism.
Imbued with love, honesty, and selflessness. ''The Good Fight'' is virtuousic in its musicality, direct in its language, and infinitely relatable. In a landscape overrun with abstract indulgence and shallow trend-chasers, the Prince George's County, Maryland artist has created a record that reminds you that it's music before it's hip hop. For Oddisee, ''The Good Fight'' is about living fully as a musician without succumbing to the traps of hedonism, avarice, and materialism.
888608665612

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Format: CD
Label: MELLO MUSIC
Rel. Date: 05/05/2015
UPC: 888608665612

The Good Fight
Artist: Oddisee
Format: CD
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Imbued with love, honesty, and selflessness. ''The Good Fight'' is virtuousic in its musicality, direct in its language, and infinitely relatable. In a landscape overrun with abstract indulgence and shallow trend-chasers, the Prince George's County, Maryland artist has created a record that reminds you that it's music before it's hip hop. For Oddisee, ''The Good Fight'' is about living fully as a musician without succumbing to the traps of hedonism, avarice, and materialism.

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It's music that yields an intangible feeling: the sacral sound of an organ whine, brass horns, or a cymbal crash. It's a meditation on our capacity to love and the bonds binging us together. It's our ambition and greed waring with our sense of propriety--a list of paradoxes we all face when living and striving. Oddisee's production simmers in its own orchestral gumbo. You sense he's really a jazzman in different form, inhabiting the spirit of Roy Ayers and other past greats. The Fader's compared him to a musical MC Escher, hailing his ''grandiose and symphonic sound'' and ''relevant relatable messages.'' Pitchfork praised his ''eclectic soulful boom-bap.'' ''The Good Fight'' acknowledges the stacked odds, but refuses to submit. All tracks produced, mixed, arranged by Oddisee

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