The Oddities (rap group)

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The Oddities
Origin Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres Rap
Years active 1998 (1998)–present
Members
  • Bookworm
  • J-StaRRRrrr!!!
  • Sny-Whip
  • JSN JNS
  • Psy
  • Wysper

The Oddities are a rap group from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[1] Members include Bookworm, J-StaRRRrrr!!!, Sny-Whip, JSN JNS, Psy, & Wysper.

History[edit]

Members of the rap groups Awkward Why? and Dynasty merged in 1998 to form the Oddities. They have released a number of projects over the years, most notably their debut family album, entitled "The Scenic Route", on Battleaxe Records in 2003.[2][3][4] Former group members include Kenny Neal (aka Bounce), Paul (pka Change), Naterrell, Retro Mosquito, and Bodible Oddities dancers Glizzii & Three.

Selected discography[edit]

  • "Alpha Flight" EP (Dynasty) - 1996
  • "Sprawl Xtreme: False Teeth" (Bookworm) maxi-single - 1997
  • "Claustrophonics" - 1997
  • "Six Bubbles" (Awkward Why?) - 1998
  • "Snidley's Lunchbox" EP - 1998
  • "Sprawlic Stream: Rites of Passage" (Bookworm) - 1999
  • "Paying for the Trip" (Bookworm) - 2000
  • "Weak Days" b/w "Pickup Rhyme" & "Hookers 'n Gin" 12" single - 2001
  • "The Scenic Route" - 2003/2004[5]
  • "Rain All Day" (The Nope: Psy & Moka Only) maxi-single - 2009
  • "N.I.N.E." (Beatface: Book & Paul) - 2009
  • "Melba" (The Nope) - 2009
  • "Amy" (Beatface: Book & Paul) - 2011
  • "MODERNe" (The Nope) - 2011 (unreleased)
  • "Sinus" EP (The Nope) - 2014
  • "Extended PlayPen" (davepsy) - 2017

Appearances[edit]

  • Jacked Surfing DVD
  • "Muskoka Militia Vol. II" (2004)
  • "CBC Radio 3 - Just Concerts" (2003)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oddities :: The Scenic Route :: Underworld Records/Battleaxe Records". RapReviews "Back to the Lab" series reviewed by Matt Jost, October 19, 2010
  2. ^ "Oddities The Scenic Route" Exclaim!, By Thomas Quinlan Jan 01, 2006
  3. ^ "Oddities get the Axe". NOW Magazine, Jason Richards February 19, 2004
  4. ^ "ODDITIES THE SCENIC ROUTE (BATTLEAXE)". Now Magazine. FEB 12 - 18, 2004 | VOL. 23 NO. 24 JASON RICHARDS[dead link] Archived at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "Oddities – Scenic Route (Battle Axe Records)". Africas Gateway, 9 August 2010

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