Earl Sweatshirt 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 Top Tracks of the Week: Dec. 2- Dec. 9
    This is our weekly rundown of what's new and notable at the top of our charts. Y'all were feeling real introspective this week and it shows in tracks from Lil' Herb, Nicki Minaj and J. Cole.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (November 28)
    How did this week go? Not great. By another miracle of the justice system, Darren Wilson got away with murdering Michael Brown; a grand jury decided to not indict him. To put this in perspective, you need to be beyond reasonable doubt to prove a defendant is guilty. An indictment only requires suspicion.
  • Cover of Tyler, The Creator Covers The Fader, Talks Relationship With Earl Sweatshirt
    Following the unveiling of Migos' new cover of the Fader last week, Tyler, The Creator nabs the second cover of the magazine.
  • Cover of 10 Essential Flying Lotus Hip-Hop Tracks
    Flying Lotus has been making brain-melting beats for about a decade now. The LA-based producer lives in the underground, but as the electronic music world has exploded, his music has gained the acclaim of critics and casual music listeners everywhere.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (August 22)
    Ferguson. The ALS Challenge. Rihanna apparently still banging Drake. "Anaconda" threatening the drown America in thirst. Etc., Etc. There wasn't much new material to come out of the hip-hop community, but the artists still had plenty to talk about and cause controversy over during the past couple of days.
  • Cover of Earl Sweatshirt Says Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" Video Perpetuates Black Stereotypes [Update: Video's Director Responds]
    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.
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