Self Made Media Darlings Odd Future Play By Their Own Rules

As part of MTV News’ “The New West” coverage, we turn our attention out to the greater Los Angeles Metropolitan area where an exciting renaissance of sorts is underway. Today, we profile the home grown band of mischievous and menacing MCs and producers known as Odd Future.

Over the last two years, the California collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All (the group’s full name is often abbreviated to OFWGKTA or simply Odd Future) has willed their way into the consciousness of music fans starving for the next big thing. Their rhymes are ripe with taboo topics like sexual violence and murder and their come up through rap’s ranks were as untraditional as the group’s music. Odd Future has made their mark by bucking nearly everything the music industry stands for with an almost nihilistic glee. Read more…