BLK ODYSSY & Joey Bada$$ - “STANK ROSE” video photo

BLK ODYSSY collaborates with Joey Bada$$ on “STANK ROSE” Single

BLK ODYSSY (@blkodyssy) is an Austin-based singer-songwriter and producer from Houston, Texas. Joey Bada$$ is an acclaimed rapper from Brooklyn, New York. Not too long ago, they released a music video for their “STANK ROSE” single.


 “STANK ROSE” offers a glimpse into the intricate narrative of BLK ODYSSY’s highly anticipated third studio album, “1-800-FANTASY,” set to drop on the 19th of July via EARTHCHILD/EMPIRE. The song delivers a richly layered listening experience with its melodic drums and hypnotic guitar riffs, paired effortlessly with BLK ODYSSY and Joey Bada$$ trading verses about unrequited love.

The video unfolds into that of a short film. Set in a high school, the narrative follows BLK ODYSSY, alongside Joey Bada$$, as he navigates the intricate webs of high school romance, portrayed through a series of dream-like sequences. The video captures the essence of youthful infatuation, blending tender moments with humorous and embarrassing encounters. As the story unfolds, viewers are taken on a visually stunning journey through the corridors of a high school, culminating in a surprising twist—revealing that it was all a dream.

BLK ODYSSY – “1-800-FANTASY” album


“1-800-FANTASY” marks a bold new creative direction for BLK ODYSSY, merging indie pop-rock with his signature blend of funk, R&B, and hip-hop. The 13-track album is a groundbreaking concept album that narrates the intense story of a teenage boy’s obsession with an unattainable woman, conveyed through flirtatious hotline conversations. As the story unfolds, the protagonist’s longing transforms into impatience and madness, leading to a profound realization of his solitude.

The album juxtaposes brighter melodies with dark, passionate lyrics, and showcases BLK ODYSSY’s raw and visual storytelling, guiding listeners through an emotional and thought-provoking journey. Following his recent collaboration with Wiz Khalifa on the single “XXX,” BLK ODYSSY continues to venture into new musical territory, solidifying his reputation as an innovative artist while retaining the essence of his diverse musical influences.

Featuring collaborations with artists such as Harry Edohoukwa, Joey Bada$$, and Wiz Khalifa, “1-800-FANTASY” highlights BLK ODYSSY’s unparalleled ability to blend genres and push creative boundaries. Each track is meticulously crafted to contribute to the overarching story, making it essential to experience the album in its entirety to fully grasp its narrative depth.

BLK ODYSSY’s journey as an artist has seen exponential growth, making him a significant figure to watch in the contemporary music scene. With “1-800-FANTASY,” he continues to challenge and redefine musical boundaries, delivering an album that is both a personal and universal exploration of love, obsession, and loneliness.


BLK ODYSSY Press Photo

2024 has seen BLK ODYSSY making significant waves in the music industry. He performed a funk rendition of his single “WANT YOU” during his NPR Tiny Desk Concert earlier this year.

BLK ODYSSY stands at the forefront of a new wave of Black indie and alternative artists, creating space for Black musicians in rock and indie genres. His fearless experimentation with sounds, while still incorporating elements of rock, positions him as a visionary and trailblazer in the music industry.

Alongside the album release, BLK ODYSSY will embark on a North American and European tour, starting in Austin on the 31st of August, with the European leg kicking off in Manchester on the 20th of October. Get tickets from to see BLK ODYSSY perform LIVE.

BLK ODYSSY & Joey Bada$$ – “STANK ROSE” single

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