O3/Oddyssey – The trio is dynamic with their various amount of styles in music. The group was formed in 2003 and has won best rap group awards for 2005, 2006, 2007 & 2008 in the St. Maarten’s Musical Awards. They are known to be trendsetters of St Maarten.
Forceful and charismatic performers, rappers/songwriters, music producers, the trio Oddyssey is charged with intense versatile emotions. Their style is like no other with their outstanding stage performance and appealing music, such as Dancehall, Hip Hop, Rap and even R&B.
Lega-C (Gootkin Rey) was born in Virginia, USA in 1986 but raised in the friendly island we call St. Maarten, N.A. alongside his big bro Mastermind (Goolee Rey) who was born and raised in St. Maarten, N.A. in 1982. Danjahmind (Isaac Blake) was born in St.Vincent in 1986 .These three brothers grew up in music watching their father play music in many places such as Europe and all over the Caribbean. They started their career in a choir at the age of 9 and 13, and during that time, Legacy took up piano, while Mastermind studied bass and Danjah took drum classes. They also rapped for different talent shows and competitions.
Lega-C, Mastermind & Danjahmind alongside 2 others by the name of Davy and Junior were in a dance group called Special Delivery. This group was formed in 2002 and is known as the first all men group and one of the best break dancing groups in St. Maarten. While being in the group the three young brothers by the name of Lega-C, Mastermind and Danjahmind grew real close and decided to show their versatility by forming Oddyssey while still carrying the dance group on their shoulders.
On April, 21st 2003 Oddyssey was formed. In 2004 the group relocated to Orlando and recorded their first CD. This CD contained their first single “Dirtty Dirtty” which they used to win the talent showdown of 2005 in the rapping category. The track’s “Dirtty Dirtty” unique dance move was made popular and the track got the attention of one of Jamaica’s top artist “Turbulence” and remixed. To date,with a youtube video with over 21,000 hits.
Oddyssey went on to receive group of the year in the 2005, 2006 & 2007 St. Maarten Music Awards. They have performed alongside artists such as Akon, Ne-yo, Young Joc, Omarion, Kiesha Cole, Rick Ross, Brick and Lace and many more. They have also rocked the stage in Orlando, Holland, Belgium, Jamaica, Miami, Atlanta, Canada and more.
This Group is definitely going to make it to the top with their unique krunk twist style.