Oh shit, thanks to some homies on the webz I have found some music videos of MC Ride‘s (Stefan Burnett) projects prior to Death Grips. The first one up is a video of Burnett walking through the woods, smoking trees, and rapping under the name of MxlPlx. Although the flow isn’t intense at all, You can kind of see how some of the ideas behind the ambiance of DFGRPZ came into fruition –
(Continue reading to see two videos from MC Ride‘s other group project as well as some of his fantastic paintings)
Still under the name of MxlPlx, Burnett rapped with two other Sacramento rappers known as Young G and Swank Daddy. Together the rappers called themselves Fyre and put out the two videos featured below.
I’m not surprised Burnett was making music prior to Death Grips but I am a little surprised at how good the man is at painting. Jesus, some of his paintings are seriously phenomenal. With talent like that it almost makes you wonder why he doesn’t make art is primary focus. All the paintings I have found so far are all black and white and are eerie as fuck. Check it out –
— Josh Huddleston