Odario Williams is a Guyanese born entertainer, that was raised in Winnipeg, MB. Today Odario resides in Toronto as the lead vocalist for the award-winning Hip-Hop collective Grand Analog. His rap career began while studying creative writing, theater & film at the University of Winnipeg. He always considered Winnipeg, where he honed his craft, to be a hotbed for creativity & self expression. As an entertainer, Odario wears many hats, self describing himself mainly as a storyteller (he's also been titled a “modern day renaissance man”). Aside from being an actor, songwriter, producer, teacher, journalist and poet… Odario is no stranger to the CBC airwaves as a broadcaster. Over the last decade he has been a regular host on Radio 3. Also, he's been a fill-in host for The Signal, CBC Music Top 20 and the Weekend Morning show. Odario is currently a regular personality on the highly popular CBC program 'Q'… you can hear him on-air every Friday, highlighting the freshest albums of the week. Odario is currently the host of Afterdark on CBC Music.