I haven’t got this excited about a hip-hop scene since the days of Funcrusher Plus and Cold Vein, but the Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All collective really seem totally unstoppable. The reason they remind me of the heady days of Rawkus or Def Jux is not the sound particularly, because there isn’t an obvious aesthetic as with those 90’s milestone labels. The crowning sound of OFWGKTA may be the mischievous, antagonistic swagger of Tyler, The Creator or Earl Sweatshirt but the output is much farther reaching, from the lovesick crooning of Frank Ocean to the space jams of The Jet Age Of Tomorrow. The reason to get excited about this lot though is their enthusiastic, unpretentious creativity, full of bravado, and seriously good records.

AND they give away their music, try either Tyler’s Bastard or Frank Ocean’s nostalgia, ULTRA for starters.

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