O.T. Genasis
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O.T. Genasis
O.T. Genasis
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O.T. Genasis in 2015
Background information
Odis Oliver Flores
O.T. Genasis
Born (1985-06-18) June 18, 1985 (age 33)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
OriginLong Beach, California, U.S.
Genres
  • Rapper
  • songwriter
2011-active
Labels
Websiteotgenasis.com

Odis Oliver Flores (born June 18, 1987), better known by the stage name O.T. Genasis, is an American rapper and songwriter. He is best known for the singles "CoCo" and "Cut It".

Early life

Odis Oliver Flores was born on June 18, 1985 in Atlanta to Belizean immigrants. He grew up in Long Beach, California.[1] Genasis states that his influences include Cutty Ranks, Buju Banton, T.I., Ludacris, Tupac Shakur, Shabba Ranks, and 50 Cent.

Career

In 2011, G-Unit Records signed him to their label. In 2012, under his association with G-Unit, he released his untitled debut official mixtape. He later was signed to Busta Rhymes' Conglomerate Records. After being signed to a Conglomerate label, he has been putting out some songs and singles such as "Touchdown (Remix)" featuring Busta Rhymes and French Montana, and "CoCo". The former single became a successful song to chart, peaking at number 20 on the US Billboard Hot 100. Beyoncé used his song Everybody Mad as part of her Coachella 2018 performance and as part of her On The Run II Tour.

Personal life

Flores has one son who has autism.

Flores is a Crip. After releasing a video of himself dancing to "Great Days" from the anime JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, he became well-known for his Crip Walk.[2]

Discography

Mixtapes

List of mixtapes, with year released
Title Album details
Black Belt
  • Released: June 13, 2012
  • Label: G-Unit
Catastrophic 2
(with Busta Rhymes and J-Doe)
Rhythm & Bricks
  • Released: September 22, 2015
  • Label: Conglomerate
Coke N Butter
  • Released: November 11, 2016
  • Label: Conglomerate

Singles

As lead artist

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certification Album
US
US R&B/HH
[3]
US Rap
[4]
CAN
[5]
FR
[6]
"Touchdown" 2014 -- -- -- -- -- Non-album singles
"CoCo" 20 5 4 37 23
"The Flyest" 2015 -- -- -- -- --
"Ricky"[8] -- -- -- -- -- Rhythm & Bricks
"O.V. (It's Over)"
(featuring Trae tha Truth and K Camp)
-- -- -- -- -- Non-album single
"Do It"
(featuring Lil Wayne)
-- -- -- -- -- Rhythm & Bricks
"Cut It"
(featuring Young Dolph)
35 11 6 84 --
  • RIAA: 2× Platinum[9]
"Push It" 2016 --[A] --[B] -- -- -- Coke N Butter

Guest appearances

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Artist(s) Album
"All on Me"[12] 2017 Mally Mall, Maejor Mally's World, Vol. 1
No Tomorrow" Afrojack, Belly, Ricky Breaker
"3's Company" Snoop Dogg, Chris Brown Make America Crip Again
"Been Hot" RJ, DJ Mustard The Ghetto

Notes

  1. ^ "Push It" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 14 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.[10]
  2. ^ "Push It" did not enter the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number one on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart.[11]

References

  1. ^ "O.T. Genasis biography". AllMusic.
  2. ^ "OT Genasis Crip Walks To YG's "F**k Donald Trump" In Front Of The White House!". Worldstarhiphop.com.
  3. ^ "O.T. Genasis Chart History". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ "O.T. Genasis - Chart history - Billboard". Billboard.com.
  5. ^ "O.T. Genasis - Chart history - Billboard". Billboard.com.
  6. ^ "O.T. Genasis discography". Lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2015.
  7. ^ "American single certifications - O.T. Genasis - Coco". Recording Industry Association of America.If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH.
  8. ^ "O.T. Genasis - Ricky". Hotnewhiphop.com.
  9. ^ "American single certifications - O.T. Genasis - Cut It". Recording Industry Association of America.If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH.
  10. ^ "Chart Search for O.T. Genasis (Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles) | Billboard". Billboard. Retrieved 2017.
  11. ^ "Chart Search for O.T. Genasis (Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles) | Billboard". Billboard. Retrieved 2017.
  12. ^ "Mally's World, Vol. 1 by Mally Mall". iTunes. Retrieved 2017.

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