About Earl Sweatshirt
Earl Sweatshirt became famous for his music before anyone was sure who he was, or more specifically, where he was. A core member of the Odd Future Wolf Gang collective, Earl was conspicuously absent when Odd Future first began to gain notoriety. It was puzzling because he was referenced by other Odd Future members constantly, although always through the same mystic (catch) phrase, "Free Earl." And his rapping ability was the most technically accomplished of his gang, as evidenced by the dense, clever wordplay and effortless flow of his verses (as well as his lurid subject matter). All his fans knew him by was his first mixtape, "Earl," which featured his OFWGKTA compatriots, Tyler the Creator, Hodgy Beats, and Left Brain. As the youngest member of Odd Future, Earl was, of course, eventually found when he came home from a boarding school for at-risk youths in Samoa upon turning eighteen (his whereabouts were discovered by Complex magazine months prior). As of his return, Earl released his debut album, "Doris," to critical acclaim, featuring his own production and appearances from Tyler, Frank Ocean, and RZA.
- He recorded his first, critically-acclaimed mixtape, "Earl," when he was only sixteen.
- Earl is best friends with Tyler the Creator, the de-facto leader of Odd Future.
- He first became really well-known though his home made music video for the song, "Earl," which featured satanic imagery and depiction of rather bizarre drug use.
- When Earl was "missing" during the initial stages of Odd Future's fame, he was actually attending a boarding school in Samoa for at-risk youths and he was somewhat unaware to the extent of the attention his music was receiving.
- Earl's father is Keorapetse Kgositsile, a famous South-African poet.
- Guild Earl Sweatshirt Feat. Mac Miller165K Views119 Comments
- Look Tyler, The Creator Feat. Hodgy Beats, Domo Genesis & Earl Sweatshirt148K Views186 Comments
- Burgundy Earl Sweatshirt Feat. Vince Staples114K Views176 Comments
- Super Rich Kids Frank Ocean Feat. Earl Sweatshirt97K Views90 Comments
- Knucklehead Lil Herb Feat. Earl Sweatshirt97K Views84 Comments
- Wool Earl Sweatshirt Feat. Vince Staples94K Views84 Comments
- Earl Sweatshirt "Chum" Video32,532 Views4 Comments
- Earl Sweatshirt Feat. Tyler The Creator "WHOA" Video13,885 Views4 Comments
- Earl Sweatshirt Parodies Joe Budden In This Hilarious Loiter Squad Clip10,949 Views9 Comments
- Earl Sweatshirt "Grief" Video7,613 Views8 Comments
- Vince Staples Talks Corny Rappers Who Hide Behind Drugs & Money7,157 Views7 Comments
- FacesMac Miller913K Views 168K Downloads 459 Comments
- The Jellyfish MentalityThe Jet Age of Tomorrow26K Views 6.2K Downloads 14 Comments
- Sir Michael Rocks Confirms, The Cool Kids Are "Never Coming Back"6 Views0 Comments
- Underrated Audio: April 19 - April 2587 Views0 Comments
- Killer Mike Had Dinner At The White House & He Documented It All On Social Media1,710 Views8 Comments
- Some Lucky Teen Got Nicki Minaj To Perform At His Bar Mitzvah3,567 Views24 Comments
- Jay Z Defends TIDAL In "Stream Of Consciousness" Twitter Address19,298 Views114 Comments
- Young Thug Heckled & Booed At Show In Louisiana27,529 Views113 Comments
- Classic Rotation: Outkast "Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik"3,065 Views12 Comments
- Tyga Got A Kylie Jenner Tattoo39,968 Views93 Comments
- Lil Wayne's Tour Bus Shot At In Atlanta30,507 Views79 Comments
- Freddie Gibbs Is The Happiest Dad On Earth10,830 Views38 Comments
- Charts Don't Lie: April 259,157 Views23 Comments
- Daz Dillinger Has Two Unreleased Songs With Biggie Smalls Still In The Vault11,594 Views26 Comments
- 10 Essential Yung Lean Tracks 9,389 Views44 Comments
- Ciara Previews Two New Songs On Instagram8,008 Views17 Comments