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Video: Watch Odd Future "Burn Shit" On Fairfax Avenue

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It looks like the local hip hop group Odd Future overdid it during a promotion for a song whose lyrics include the phrase "Kill People Burn Shit Fuck School."

A video shows the aftermath of what was apparently a bottle-rocket stunt gone awry in front of their pop-up store on Fairfax Avenue. A palm tree is set ablaze. Blazing fronds fall onto the awning of a restaurant below, causing it to catch on fire, too. A crowd below flips out, shouting "Oh fuck, oh fuck, oh fuck!" "Why the fuck?" "What the fuck?" and "Oh my fucking God!"

A passer-by caught the whole thing while he was stopped at a red light while "Take On Me" plays on the radio. (The whole scene is even more eerie than the music video for the song.)

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The palm blaze happened earlier this month, and Gawker reports that Odd Future promised to take care of the bill for the damage at Damiano Mr. Pizza.