Atlanta rapper Future doesn’t believe in quiet: The bass is loud and the shouts are frequent; you must succumb or it’s going to be a long hour. At Portland’s Crystal Ballroom last night, the crowd was full of the kids who dress up for shows and treat every night like a Friday. Like most rap shows, features only include his section, which makes tracks like Ace Hood’s “Bugatti” feel like raging interludes rather than full-on monsters. Future egged the crowd on with banger after banger, though, casually showing off just how many hits he’s had recently — even when they only appear in hook form.
Future @ Crystal Ballroom, July 2, 2014
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