Oddisee and Phonte Deliver Sobering Truths on ‘Requiem’
The new song is sobering from multiple aspects. Oddisee and Phonte rhyme over a melodic riff that's as hazy as it is poignant. The lyrics don't differentiate much from that tone.
"But I'll be honest man I'm runnin' out of s--- to feel / I ain't tryna tell my biz, but I got the blues / And I watch the news like n---- what the f--- I'm 'posed to tell my kids / So f--- your city ordinance this is for the flourishing so hot in the air," Oddisee delivers.
"My father came in '76, not to get your job / But just to get a job, see we ain't make the A bomb," Phonte raps.
'Requiem' will be included on Mello Music Group's upcoming compilation album 'Persona.' The project drops on March 10.
Listen to Oddisee's 'Requiem' Feat. Phonte
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