AOTY 2018


Death Grips - Exmilitary
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
User Score
Based on 436 ratings
2011 Ratings: #11
April 26, 2011 / Release Date
Mixtape / Format
Third Worlds / Label
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This is so fucking raw and rough that the DIY/lo-fi lover in me can't help but adore this. The fact Death Grips busted out the gates with such a quality release is utterly astounding.
Space Vacation
Top 25 Opening Tracks of All-Time.

This mixtape is so fucking iconic and impactful, even at the time.

I remember when my friend showed me the video for Guillotine I couldn't even begin to make sense of what I was seeing or hearing being as ignorant to music as I was at the time.
So for that, Death Grips and Exmilitary will always be another important piece of the overall puzzle in my early days of growing my musical IQ.

Gonna have to get it written somewhere that Culture Shock and 5D should ... read more
An excellent example of shock value done right in Hip-Hop.
It just dawned on me that I've never actually heard this album before. Death Grips are like my favourite band but I've never bothered to give this album a proper listen until just now, and yeah I thought it was a ton of fun! Definitely one of their most abrasive and sporadic albums, but it was the use of samples all over this thing that I found to be really remarkable, and of course Ride's electrifying vocal performances and lyrics kept things exciting as usual. For sure a really impressive ... read more
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Track List

  1. Beware 
  2. Guillotine (It Goes Yah) 
  3. Spread Eagle Cross the Block 
  4. Lord of the Game (ft. Mexican Girl) 
  5. Takyon (Death Yon) 
  6. Cut Throat (Instrumental) 
  7. Klink 
  8. Culture Shock 
  9. 5D
  10. Thru the Walls
  11. Known for It
  12. I Want It I Need It (Death Heated) 
  13. Blood Creepin
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Added on: November 9, 2011