Brace yourself: Looks like the word is out onBLKHRTS
. After an enviable co-sign fromJeff Weiss -- an extremely well-regarded West Coast blogger who also writes for the Los Angeles Times
--on the LA Times blog
in advance of its show last night at that city's famedLow End Theory,
followed by another favorable post-show nod from him this morning on Twitter ("So BLK HRTS are basically everything I hoped that Death Grips would be,"
and"BLK HRTS: because art rap deserved it's M.O.P."
), BLKHRTS are off to a good start in building the kind of buzz that could easily catapult the group into something far beyond a local phenomenon. Click through for an excerpt of the blog item.
Jeff Weiss via LA Times blog: "Imagine the gladioluses that fans would drop at Morrissey's feet, only now getting bashed by lead pipes of M.O.P. Picture a trio of vowel-averse velociraptors rapping as if the phrase "he who makes a beast of himself, gets rid of the pain being a man" was tattoed on their foreheads."
Looks like there might have been more to that BLKHRTS blessing ceremony than we all thought. The BLKHRTS tour continues tonight in Phoenix.
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