ODB: A Son Unique
This is the story of Old Dirty Bastard, aka Ason Unique, the magnetic secret weapon of the WuTang Clan and hip hop hall of famer. Photographer Khalik Allah takes us on a journey into ODB’s world, exploring the beliefs, background and experiences that shaped his unforgettable music. ODB was a radical, who lived a life of unlikely highs and heart wrenching lows. We go in search of this deeper, more complicated side to a man the mainstream media presented as a joke. ODB was known as a larger than life and comic rapper. Ol’ Dirty’s life was so much m...
Lauren Passell • Podcast The Newsletter • Nov 13, 2023
"This show is packed with great stories, there is no sagginess...You get a lot of hip hop history and the story of Wu Tang, too. ODB is worthy of this thoughtful treatment, that has both devastating and joyful moments. …"
Hannah Verdier • The Guardian • Nov 9, 2023
"While it might be convenient to see him as a Grammy stage-invading clown, film-maker Khalik Allah’s excellent podcast investigates the real ODB, starting with the incredible story about him saving a little girl’s life."