Death Grips and the art of the con

MC Ride of Death Grips.
A fan reflects on the Sacramento band's history of trolling their audience, and ponders why that audience keeps coming back for more.

I knew the instant [...]

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    This is a joke, right? Death Grips announce international tour

This is a joke, right? Death Grips announce international tour

 
It seems like everyone has a war story about being abruptly stood up by Death Grips (author’s personal badge of honor—FYF Fest 2014), a band that cancels shows with [...]

By |March 27, 2015|Comments Off on This is a joke, right? Death Grips announce international tour

Review & Photos: Death Grips @ Slim’s 12/3/12

Sacto punk-grime-rap duo Death Grips brought their aggressive live show to Slim’s last Monday. They blasted through a twelve song, sweat-soaked set while the mosh pit below them twisted [...]

By |December 12, 2012|3 Comments
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    Death Grips coming to Slim's 12/3/12, drops video for "World of Dogs"

Death Grips coming to Slim's 12/3/12, drops video for "World of Dogs"

We recently reported on the controversial self-release of Death Grips' third album NO LOVE DEEP WEB. Fans were a little disappointed when the volatile Sacramento hip-hop trio announced the [...]

By |October 15, 2012|Comments Off on Death Grips coming to Slim's 12/3/12, drops video for "World of Dogs"

Death Grips leaks its third album 'NO LOVE DEEP WEB'

Sacramento-based experimental hip-hop trio Death Grips prematurely leaked its own third album (and second of 2012) NO LOVE DEEP WEB on its own website, allegedly without the consent of [...]

By |October 8, 2012|Comments Off on Death Grips leaks its third album 'NO LOVE DEEP WEB'