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Odd Future(OFWGKTA) played The Barbary last night(words + photos)

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The LA youngsters that are Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All left their late night game-changing performance on Fallon Wednesday night via Chinatown bus to play a sold-out Barbary and melt faces. Most of OF was present to run through their wide catalog of self-produced jams (Google “Free Earl” for info on missing members), and the whole crowd was church-like in their unwavering response from start to finish. Obviously the standout of the night was the just-released Tyler, the Creator single “Yonkers,” which was teased a few times earlier but pulled until enough fans left the stage. In fact, stage/crowd distinction was virtually nonexistent. From the second the Creator and company pushed through the crowd to the zombie-synth opening of “Sandwitches,” the Wolf Gang included the entire Barbary.

Shortly after OF left the stage, Tyler the Creator shared his thoughts on Philadelphia in 140-or-less:

Suffice it to say we’ll be seeing the OFWGKTA dudes again. Bring your A-game, 215. These dudes slam.

Sidenote: Tyler, the Creator and Hodgy Beats from Odd Future played Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday night. That video is all the way at the bottom of the post.

Words and photos by Michael Donovan

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Written by Colin Kerrigan

February 18, 2011 at 6:33 pm

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