O.C. (Rapper)

Omar Credle (born 1972 in Brooklyn, New York), known by his stage name OC, is an American rapper, who is working as a solo artist and as part of some well-known underground hip -hop groups.


Credle was born in Brooklyn and grew up in the Bushwick neighborhood. In 1991 he made ​​his first appearance on Fudge Pudge, a piece of Organized Konfusion. In 1994, he got a contract with Wild Pitch Records and recorded the album Word ... Life on containing his most famous song Time's Up. The album was praised by critics and is in hip-hop circles as a classic.

1997 wrote O.C. in Pay Day Records, where he completed his second album Jewelz. Also, this album was praised by critics. In 2000 he was part of the Underground Group Diggin ' in The Crates.

His fourth album presented O.C. Completed in 2005 at Grit Records. It is titled Starchild. During the year O.C. changed again the label and signed with Hieroglyphics Imperium Recordings, where his fifth album Smoke and Mirrors has been released.

O.C. can also be heard on the soundtrack to Clockers as part of the Crooklyn Dodgers, which consisted among other things of the rappers Chubb rock and Jeru the Damaja.