Death Grips is Edgar Allen Poe + Nine Inch Nails
Forget about Odd Future yet? If not, Death Grips will wipe them from your memory. In fact, it will wipe almost all hip hop out of your memory…
In fact, it will probably render your mind blank for a few seconds before it causes an aneurysm and kills you.
Sound too hardcore for this day and age? Worried about the retinal damage from this video? Well, get with the times gramps.
This is the future of hip hop.
Death Grips is a mysterious outfit, and there’s almost no information on them except that a man named Zach Hill at least one likely culprit for their hard percussion, static-y, screaming rap songs.
If you derive joy from painfully sharp drum sounds, then this is your $#!+.
There’s plenty of sounds, but no story at this point. Hear the sounds below, and stay tuned here for the tale of Death Grips.
Props to Sunny Ali for putting me onto this.