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Camp Flog Gnaw churns to Pharrell, Odd Future
Camp Flog Gnaw churns to Pharrell, Odd Future

Between songs during Pharrell Williams' jubilant, rhythm-happy set to cap the third annual Camp Flog Gnaw in downtown Los Angeles, the mega-producer and pop star paused to honor Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All. The young L.A. hip-hop collective imagined and executed the daylong musical carnival at Exposition Park and delivered some of the day's best sets. Speaking to thousands from an outdoor stage, Williams said that in the early 2000s, he and his bandmates in the influential group N.E.R.D. faced institutional skeptics when introducing "In Search of ...," its sublimely weird amalgam of rock, hip-hop and soul. "We were trying so hard to break a system,"...

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