California Hip-hop Group Death Grips Visits San Francisco's Warfield on May 20th

Death Grips is an experimental hip-hop group from Sacramento, California, known for their abrasive sound, provocative lyrics, and intense live performances. Formed in 2010 by MC Ride, Zach Hill, and Flatlander, the group quickly gained a cult following for their uncompromising approach to music-making. Drawing inspiration from punk, industrial, and noise music, they blend aggressive beats and distorted samples with MC Ride’s frenzied, confrontational rapping style.

Since their debut mixtape “Exmilitary” in 2011, Death Grips has released a string of critically acclaimed albums and singles, including “The Money Store,” “No Love Deep Web,” and “Bottomless Pit.” Their music has been praised for its genre-defying creativity, raw energy, and uncompromising authenticity. Despite their underground status, they have collaborated with a wide range of artists, including Bjork, Nine Inch Nails, and Justin Chancellor of Tool.

Death Grips has also become known for their confrontational live shows, which often feature MC Ride diving into the audience and inciting frenzied mosh pits. They have gained a reputation as one of the most challenging and confrontational acts in contemporary music, and have inspired a new generation of experimental hip-hop artists with their uncompromising approach to sound and performance.