January 4: O.D.B.’s Osirus Mixtape Released. (2005)

January 4, 2005 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, The Box: Music Television You Control was taken off the air (in the United States).

The Tape

Ol’ Dirty Bastard, the enigmatic force behind the Wu-Tang Clan, is back in the spotlight with his latest project, the “Osiris Mixtape.” Released posthumously, this mixtape serves as a captivating portal into the untamed genius of ODB, showcasing his unique blend of raw lyricism and unapologetic authenticity.

ABOVE: Pop Shots (produced by DJ Premier)

“Osiris Mixtape” not only resurrects Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s indomitable spirit but also showcases the enduring influence he has had on the hip-hop landscape. The project encapsulates the chaotic brilliance that made ODB a pioneer in the genre, leaving a lasting imprint on the hearts of fans who continue to celebrate his legacy.


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