In the left hand corner we have LC9, aka League of Competition #9, who were formed by entertainment company Nega Network. They started out by teasing us with photos like the following:
They don't make a great first impression do they?? I, and many others, were understandably unenthused by these horribly photoshop-ed images (I mean, ugghhh... really?), which meant I barely paid attention when they made their debut with the mv for "MaMa Beat" in early May.
I hear references to old school rap like the Black Sheep, Dr. Dre and Wu Tang Clan in this song. At first I was like, "Who do these upstart babies think they are??" but now it kind of pleases me.
The obligatory references can, and have, been made to Block B and B.A.P for both groups. I do see the similarities in video style to B.A.P's "Warrior" mv, and the copying of some of Zico's rapping style but the similarities stop there. I hope these two groups have made enough a splash with their videos for them to be able to gain some notoriety and we'll be able to hear more from them.
If I had to pick between the two, I'd go with LC9's mv combined with BTS's song, but that's what I'm thinking. Now it's your turn: