Odd Future News

 
  • Cover of Mike Tyson Interviewed Earl Sweatshirt About Odd Future, Adolescence And His Career
    Call this story Halley's Comet because shit this weird only comes around once every 76 years or so. As part of their year-end magazine, clothing company Citizens of Humanity invited none other than ex-boxer Mike Tyson to interview Earl Sweatshirt.
  • Cover of Hodgy Beats Announces "Dena Tape 2" Release Date
    Odd Future was a very unified force when they first hit the scene, but the collective has become increasingly disjointed in subsequent years. Hodgy Beats and Left Brain, who make up the duo Mellowhype, are and act that seems to have actively dodged the spotlight recently.
  • Cover of Tyler, The Creator Cries During N.E.R.D, Rick Ross, ScHoolboy Q & More Perform At Odd Future Carnival
    From the beginning, Odd Future's taste has been as visible as their music. When they first hit the scene, we knew they hated west coast jerking trends, and loved The Neptunes and Adventure Time.
  • Cover of Tyler, The Creator Reacts To Finding U2's New Album On His Phone
    This past week, Apple unveiled the iPhone 6 and iWatch at a highly-hyped conference in Cupertino, CA.
  • Cover of Odd Future Introduce Their Own Radio Station
    The Odd Future brand continues to expand into arenas both likely and unlikely. They've got an expansive merchandise line, their own TV show, and their own festival, among other things. This latest move, an Odd Future radio station, isn't exactly unlikely, as obviously these are a group of musical cats.
  • Cover of Tyler, The Creator Announces String Of U.S. Tour Dates
    Recently the Odd Future camp announced the line-up for this year's Camp Flog Gnaw carnival. In addition to many notable members from the OFWGKTA camp performing, including Tyler, Earl Sweatshirt, The Internet and Hodgy Beats, Pharrell will be headlining.
  • Cover of Eminem, Dr. Dre, Odd Future & Danny Brown Take Over Wembley Stadium
    This weekend Eminem made history by becoming the very first rapper to headline Wembley stadium. In fact, he performed two sold out dates in a row at the 90,000-capacity venue, and he made sure to bring some friends along for the ride.
  • Cover of Earl Sweatshirt Cuts "Wearld Tour" Short To Finish Album
    We've got some good/bad news for Earl Sweatshirt fans. The good news is that a follow-up to 2013's Doris is dropping soon; the bad news (for those of you with plans to see Earl in the next two months) is that he won't be completing his current tour.
  • Cover of Odd Future's MellowHype Announces Free Album For July 4th
    Odd Future's Hodgy Beats and Left Brain, collectively known as MellowHype, have been working on new music to follow up 2012's release Numbers, and they've already locked down a date: July 4th.
  • Cover of Rebirth Pt. 1: The Evolution Of A Rap Group
    Let’s face it. Real rap groups today are a rarity in hip-hop.
  • Cover of Odd Future Will Open For Eminem At Wembley Stadium
    Earlier in the month, it was announced that Eminem would be making hip hop history by becoming the very first rapper to headline Wembley stadium.  Not only that, when tickets went on sale last week, Em managed to sell out the gigantic venue almost immediately, resulting in a second date being added.
  • Cover of Tyler, The Creator Doesn't Want To Do "EarlWolf" Anymore
    Since Odd Future's first break into the public eye, the anticipation for an Earl Sweatshirt and Tyler, The Creator joint album has existed.
  • Cover of Tyler, The Creator Arrested For Causing SXSW Incident
    Perhaps Tyler should have behaved himself better, but when you invite the man responsible for the motto, "kill people, burn shit, fuck school," to a festival, perhaps you best expect a little chaos.
  • Cover of Crew Love: Odd Future
    OFWGKTA (Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All), more commonly referred to as Odd Future, made a huge splash in the rap world when they burst onto the scene in late 2009 with crew leader Tyler, the Creator's critically-acclaimed Bastard mixtape.
  • Cover of Tyler, The Creator & Odd Future Banned From New Zealand
    Tyler, The Creator and Odd Future have had their share of critics, but this is probably the most extreme measure taken against the group. New Zealand immigration authorities have banned Odd Future from entry to the country-- making the announcement while the OF crew was already on their way to the airport.
  • Cover of Earl Sweatshirt Announces "Wearld Tour" Dates
    Earl Sweatshirt unfortunately missed the boat on the peak of the Odd Future hype, but he's taken advantage of the situation, making a name for himself, rather than leaning on the collective.
  • Cover of Tyler, The Creator Writes Gushing Letter About "Camp Flog Gnaw" & Performance With Kanye West
    Anyone that knows Tyler, The Creator is familiar with his Twitter account, which is a mix of complete absurdity, extreme profanity, up-typing, and enthusiasm for art of all kinds. His latest stream of consciousness letter, posted to the Odd Future tumblr earlier today, contains every one of those things.
  • Cover of Stream MellowHigh's Self-Titled Debut Album In Its Entirety, Feat. Tyler, the Creator, Earl Sweatshirt, Curren$y, Smoke DZA & More
    For those unfamiliar, MellowHigh is an Odd Future sub-group consisting of Domo Gensis, Hodgy Beats and Left Brain (the latter two being collectively known as MellowHype). Their self-titled debut album* drops on Halloween via Odd Future Records, and they've decided to stream it via Myspace three days in advance.
  • Cover of Earl Sweatshirt Says Drake Is "Grandma Nice"
    Earl Sweatshirt has not been shy in his appreciation for Drake.
  • Cover of Tyler, The Creator & Frank Ocean Headline Odd Future Carnival [Update: Full Line-Up Revealed]
    For the second year in a row, Odd Future will be holding their OFWGKTA Carnival in L.A., and they have announced Tyler, the Creator and Frank Ocean as the headliners. 
  • Cover of Earl Sweatshirt Says Joint-Album With Tyler, The Creator Will Happen When They're "Ready To Sit Down"
    The promise of an EarlWolf album dates back to a time before Earl's sensationalized hiatus. Since his return, the topic hasn't really been talked about, but in a new interview, OF's youngest (rapping) member revealed that he and Tyler are still planning to collaborate on a full length project.
  • Cover of Artwork & Release Date Revealed For Mellowhype & Domo Genesis' "MellowHigh"
    MellowHigh, the collaborative project between MellowHype (Hodgy Beats & Left Brain), and Domo Genesis (Odd Future's resident stoner) has been around for some time. While we've heard tracks here and there, it's never been clear how far along the proposed full-length project from the group was. 
  • Cover of Review: Earl Sweatshirt's "Doris"
    Among Odd Future’s colorful cast, Earl Sweatshirt is almost reserved. Almost.
  • Cover of Tyler, The Creator Explains Why He Turned Down A Kanye West Feature For "IFHY"
    Tyler, The Creator is known for his shock tactics, but perhaps the most shocking thing he did this year was reveal that he had denied Kanye West a feature on "IFHY" after Yeezy asked to hop on the track.
  • Cover of Frank Ocean Tears Vocal Cord, Cancels Australian Tour
    Guess we won't be hearing the audio version of Frank Ocean's "Versace" freestyle anytime soon. Frank's mini-tour in Australia got off to a rough start, with the singer experiencing throat problems while performing on opening night.
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