Los Angeles Times

OVERRATED: Odd Future

With its scheduled appearance Sunday night at the MTV Video Music Awards, the polarizing local hip-hop collective is ripe for another wave of publicity. And while there's plenty of talent to this 10-piece crew, its taste for courting controversy with violent, misogynistic lyrics overshadows all it does. As unique as Odd Future might be, didn't we see these moves before with Eminem and (shudder) Limp Bizkit? Gorm Olesen / Associated Press
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