Please let Wednesday's 'South Park' tackle Odd Future
No word on whether or not the act farting over some electronic beats in the above clip is inspired by local media hip-hop obsession Odd Future, but after viewing this brief clip, parallels could be drawn. The line between shock value and artistry is one "South Park" knows well, and the loud-mouthed members of hip-hop collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All have what many have harrumphed as an unhealthy obsession with rape, death and homosexual slurs.
A Comedy Central spokeswoman said the network sees the episodes when they air, and a quick holler to a South Park Digital Studios employee didn't result in any gossip. But a few things are clear: Odd Future likely isn't singing about Harley drivers when it uses verboten words, and "South Park's" Randy Marsh could stand in for any number of music crits, a number of whom may or may not be fearful of appearing out of touch.
-- Todd Martens