Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 11:53 a.m.
Odd Future performing at SXSW 2011
Photo by Ben Clark
Though the band only has one US date on the books right now -- a stop at Austin, Texas's Fun Fun Fun Fest in early November -- Odd Future posted a map to their Tumblr page that hinted that they might be making a stop in Minnesota before the year is over.
In true Tumblr form, the divisive rap group marked several states on a map of the United States with kitten faces (seriously), along with the headline "2011 Tour" and the note "Canada too..."
Since the group has never performed in Minnesota before, we're guessing they aren't big enough to play even a half-arena quite yet. So where would be the best place for them to play? First Avenue, or maybe the Cabooze's outdoor patio?
See the full map of potential tour dates here (click for larger size):
Odd Future's presence has grown exponentially this year, skyrocketing from obscurity to being proclaimed the "future of rap"
by P. Diddy in just a few short months and causing controversy with their lyrical caricature sketches of violence. A recent profile in the Chicago Sun-Times
might sum up their career so far the best: "Odd Future certainly isn't the first music act to terrify the predominately white media with tales of violence and gore, nor will they be the last."
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