Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All’s music, and Tyler’s album Bastard, in particular, is both beautiful and awful. I’m reminded of the perfectly drawn circle of shit on the wall in Steve McQueen’s Hunger. The content of much of OFWGKTA’s rhymes are reprehensible, ugly, and impossible to defend. The energy, the perfect interlock of beat with verse, the sheer force of the venomous combination, makes the music stand out from the neatness of a Drake guest spot or a ringtone-ready track.
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