Earl Sweatshirt News

 
  • Cover of Earl Sweatshirt Says Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" Video Perpetuates Black Stereotypes
    The debut of Earl Sweatshirt came with a video that certainly offended some people, but yesterday it was Earl who was pointing out the problematic aspects of Taylor Swift's new clip.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Aug. 15)
    This hasn't been a great week in America. Beloved comedian and actor Robin Williams passed away under particularly tragic circumstances at the age of 63. Plus, we saw a blatant violation of the first amendment at the protests in Ferguson, Mo., where unarmed African-American male Mike Brown was slain by cops.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (July 18)
    There was no simmering MMG beef to light up the hip-hop conversation this week and unfortunately Meek Mill is still in jail. But life still goes on in this week's 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (July 11)
    After a short hiatus, 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week returns to some trouble in paradise. There's friction within the once untouchable MMG empire.
  • 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 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 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (April 25)
    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans.
  • 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 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (March 1-7)
    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans.
  • 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 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 Flying Lotus Releases "Ideas+Drafts+Loops" Compilation For Free Download
    After hitting 300,000 followers on Twitter, experimental producer Flying Lotus has released a free compilation of "Ideas+Drafts+Loops" from his hard drive.
  • Cover of Earl Sweatshirt Says Drake Is "Grandma Nice"
    Earl Sweatshirt has not been shy in his appreciation for Drake.
  • Cover of Earl Sweatshirt Announces "Doris" Tour
    It was just announced that Earl Sweatshirt would be performing at this year's OFWGKTA Carnival on November 9th, but that turns out to be the last tour date in Earl Sweatshirt's "Doris" tour to promote his new LP.
  • 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 Charts Don't Lie: September 1
    We see two new entries when it comes to hip-hop on Charts Don't Lie this week. They belong to Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt and A$AP Mob's A$AP Ferg.
  • Cover of First Week Sales Projections For Earl Sweatshirt's "Doris" & A$AP Ferg's "Trap Lord" [Update: Final First Week Sales]
     This week was another big week in the album release department. With Earl Sweatshirt and ASAP Ferg both releasing their anticipated albums, we now have first week sale projections for their projects. 
  • Cover of Review: Earl Sweatshirt's "Doris"
    Among Odd Future’s colorful cast, Earl Sweatshirt is almost reserved. Almost.
  • Cover of Earl Sweatshirt Discusses His Past Rape Lyrics & Change In Content On "Doris"
    Earl Sweatshirt has seen a lot of growth in his career since his mom sent him all the way to Samoa for reform school, just a few months prior to which his debut mixtape Earl dropped and the OF member started to develop a following.
  • Cover of Stream Earl Sweatshirt's New Album "Doris" In Its Entirety
    After an inevitable leak, Earl Sweatshirt has decided to officially share his new album five days before the drop date. 
  • Cover of Earl Sweatshirt Says That "Rap Is Either On The Cusp Of Dying Or Having A Renaissance"
    After a short hiatus from the rap game while he was at reform school in Samoa, Earl Sweatshirt returned last year and got right back to rap, now gearing up to release his debut album Doris on August 20th.
  • Cover of Earl Sweatshirt Explains His Criticism Of Jay Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail" 
    After a performance at NYC's Ludlow Garage last night, Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt caught up with Miss Info for a conversation included in Vitamin Water’s new "#Uncapped" series with The FADER. During the discussion, Earl addressed the backlash he received for criticizing Jay Z's new Magna Carta Holy Grail album
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: July 12-18
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
  • Cover of Earl Sweatshirt Reveals "Doris" Tracklist & Release Date
    We weren't sure if we were ever going to hear more material from Earl Sweatshirt. After his mysterious disappearance, rumors spread that even upon his return, he may never rap again. Luckily, Earl is still making music, and he has just announced the tracklist and release date for his first proper studio album.
  • Cover of Earl Sweatshirt Voices His Dislike For "Magna Carta Holy Grail" On Twitter
    Although the masses seem to have generally positive things to say about Jay-Z's new album Magna Carta Holy Grail, one rapper in particular has voiced his dislike for the project.
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