The Futuristiks (2009)
If you haven’t noticed by now, West Coast rap is currently in control of the game. One of the main reasons for that is the smooth, laid-back Cali vibes that are spinning on the radio over there. Want to know who’s producing a lot of those tracks? Check The Futuristiks’ creds to see why dudes like Casey Veggies, Dom Kennedy, Freddie Gibbs, and an assortment of other rappers from the West Side are looking to them to churn out heat in the studio. When we look back on this era of music, you can best believe The Futuristiks will be a crew we all acknowledge as iconic.