In 4 Sets
"At one moment, they're drifting into rock territory and at another, it's an all boom-bap affair." - Prefix Mag
"Their combination of rock and hip hop is irresistibly catchy" - Skood Music
"The Kickdrums have quickly solidified themselves as a production duo worth messing with" - Potholes in My Music"Follow "
"Follow the Leaders" is the highly anticipated and latest release from the Kickdrums. Released April 3rd, 2011 exclusively through Livemixtapes.com. This mixtape was critically acclaimed amongst the most elite blogsites. Even earning an XL from one of hip hop's premiere blog, XXL magazine. This mixtape, brought to you by Livemixtapes.com and Us Verses Them, celebratesthe eclectic array of influences that are apparent in The Kickdrums work. With contributions from buzzworthy artists such as Lana Del Rey, ASAP Rocky, Gilbere Forte, Exquire and MGK, this mixtape is a culmination of an extremely prolific 2011 that saw The Kickdrums grow into their distinctive sound and join the aforementioned
artists in the upper echelon of musicians dedicated to pushing creative boundaries.
This release comes fresh off the recent unveiling of the band's critically-acclaimed video for "Want My Blood" (featuring Rockie Fresh) as well as the premiere of the Casey Veggies assisted single "Thieves In The Choir", which debuted on Jay-Z's Life And Times blog and reached #1 on Hypem Charts.
Overall this mixtape is full of the Hip Hop meets Indie Rock sound that TheKickDrums have become known for. It seems the natural evolution from
the ethereal soundscape that made the band's debut full length such a cult success last year.
The KickDrums are known for their unique blending of indie rock, soul and hip hop, which has led to them becoming a respected band and one of the most in demand production teams in the hip hop world . Their recent debut album Meet Your Ghost (Last Gang Records) was a cult favorite in 2011, and their free festival mixtape series was one of the most downloaded of last year.
"The Kickdrums latest mixtape "Follow The Leaders" continues their pattern of incredible production backed by dope and diverse features" - Swag Sounds
"OS favorites, The Kickdrums, have dropped a new project titled Follow The Leaders and if you’ve followed The Kickdrums as long as we have, you know they go in when it comes to mix tapes." - OnSmash
"They definitely do not fall short with this one" - World Premiere Hip Hop