Awful Records is one of the weirdest labels out there. Created by Atlanta oddball Father, Awful has set out to be the HQ for some of the most peculiar and innovative music today. Rappers Playboi Carti and Tommy Genesis have both seen their rise originate in the depths of Awful, and a slew of other artists continue to thrive in the DIY depths of the collective.
For those who are not familiar with the label, we’ve compiled eight of our favourite artists from the roster to introduce you to the wild world of Awful. Once you delve in, you’ll find flurries of hard-hitting rap cuts, eerie R&B and straight up some of the most obscure music you’ve ever heard. So sit back and prepare for some of the most interesting artists in the game today.