OCD: Moosh & Twist
Friends since childhood, rap duo DeQuincy “Moosh” Coleman McRae and Oliver “Twist” Feighan, better known by their performance name, OCD: Moosh & Twist, continue their rise as one of Philly’s most popular hip-hop acts. The pair have been recording together since they were still in high school–which, surprisingly, was not so long ago, despite their seasoned performance style.
Moosh and Twist caught audiences by surprise in 2011 with a fresh perspective on following dreams and keeping cool under pressure with addictive tracks like”Possibilities” and ”Take Me Back.” After the explosive success of their debut mixtape, Up Before The World, Moosh and Twist continued recording and started popping up in different venues throughout the area, which landed the pair to a tour with Aer this past summer. In the midst of the chaos preparing for their upcoming headlining tour, we swapped e-mails with Moosh and Twist to get the skinny on how they started, what they’ve got coming up projects and their shared excitement about performing. Continue reading
Recent JUMP Philly cover stars, OCD: Moosh & Twist headline a show tonight at the Theater of Living Arts. The duo met in elementary school and instantly found a musical connection in one another, they’ve been making mixtapes and playing shows ever since. They had the opportunity to perform at The Roots Picnic this year and have been touring the country at only 19 years of age. Tonight’s performance begins at 7 PM, tickets to the all ages show are $16.50. Check out their music video for “City Kids” that was released in late 2010 and now has over 1 million views.
Crills Wilson has a unique sound, and his rootsy voice combined with punk rock instrumentation makes for one catchy outcome. They play tonight at Kung Fu Necktie along with Miracles of Modern Science, High Kick, and Organik Theory. This 21+ show begins at 8 PM, tickets are $8.
One of the highlight’s of the Roots picnic last month was the dynamic, energy filled performance by OCD: Moosh and Twist. Friends since first grade (at the Philadelphia School) and recent high school graduates, Moosh & Twist are two young, charismatic rappers that a lot of people are starting to take notice of. It’s their rhymes, their charm, their beats, their feverish energy and their absolute uncompromising ability to entertain, that thousands of music fans are taking notice of. Watch the video below for “Love Y’all,” much of which was filmed at the Roots Picnic, to get a sense of how much fun and talented these two kids are. Moosh and Twist play the TLA on Sunday, July 15th. Go here for tickets and more information about the show. Go here to download their mixtapes for free.