Gabriel San Roman
Weapons of Mass Creation Return With Tranquil Tunes for Turbulent Times
What does freedom dreaming sound like amid an unending political nightmare? Weapons of Mass Creation, a seven-piece band from Anaheim, offers an evolving interpretation through song. Not only do they seamlessly weave hip-hop with soul and cumbia, but they do it with musicians who often double as emcees and crooners. The deft, multifaceted approach displayed on Labor of Love, the group’s soon-to-be-released EP, grounds the movement in grooves while delivering soulful sermons bereft of clunky catchphrases.
Read more on my latest OC Weekly Music Feature out on newsstands Thursday: