There have been several artists with this name: 1) Odis was a 1980s synth pop band from Ogre, Latvia. The name was originally an acronym for "Ogres Dārzkopības Izmēģinājumu Stacija". 2) An American rapper active during the 1990s. 3) Odis had their debut album (Feel) selected as the Big Album of the Year by Quick Magazine (4.24.08) just two months after it was released to the public. Odis debuted this same album at the House of Blues to a CD release show that sold out in advance. With a solid Internet presence, hundreds of new fans came out to sing along with this relatively new band.