Frank Ocean's "Blonde" (Review)
"Boys do cry, but I don’t think I shed a tear for a good chunk of my teenage years. It’s surprisingly my favorite part of my life so far. Surprising, to me, because the current phase is what I was asking the cosmos for when I was a kid. Maybe that part had it’s rough stretches too, but in my rearview mirror it’s getting small enough to convince myself it was all good. And really though… It’s still all good."
Watch Tyler, The Creator's Full Golf Wang Fashion Show
While Odd Future no longer exists as a group, Tyler, The Creator has successfully made it a brand. The rapper has always had an aesthetic that reached far beyond music, and much of his creativity has been poured into his Golf Wang merch as of late. Tyler had his very first Golf Wang fashion show yesterday, where his brightly colored clothing was modeled for an audience that included Kanye West, Kylie Jenner, and Solange.
Tyler, The Creator's Golf Wang Line Gets Its Own Fashion Show In LA
Rappers are taking the fashion runways by storm. Just last week A$AP Mob members A$AP Bari and A$AP Rocky were representing at their version of a runway show for their VLONE brand. Kanye West’s over-the-top Yeezy shows are impossible to ignore. Tyler, The Creator’s clothing line Golf Wang will be the next up with its own runway show.
Tyler, The Creator Announces US Leg Of Summer Tour
Tyler, the Creator has announced a short summer tour that will begin toward the end of May. Beginning in Tempe, Arizona on May 25, the tour will go mainly through the southwest and midwest. There are 11 shows in total, the final one taking place on June 10 at Bonnaroo, the festival at which Tyler will be joined by acts like J. Cole, Miguel, and LCD Soundsystem.
10 Essential Earl Sweatshirt Tracks
When Earl Sweatshirt's music was ushered into the eyes of the mainstream, he was at a boarding school on a rural island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Following his 18th birthday, Earl came home to California and got busy recording his debut album Doris, which followed the wild success of his debut mixtape Earl. Odd Future's most lyrical spitter was back in action, ready to take the world by storm.
Tyler The Creator On His "Dads" Kanye & Pharrell: "They're Fucking Gods"
Tyler, The Creator has never been shy to cite Pharrell as his biggest influence, and even without his constant praise of the superproducer, the DNA of both the Neptunes and N*E*R*D is transparently present in his work. One of his less obvious influences is Kanye West, someone he's gotten to know well over the last few years, to the point he's one of the first people 'Ye turns to when it comes to feedback on his new material.
Hodgy Beats & Tyler, The Creator Squash The Beef
This weekend's Odd Future carnival seemingly did more to tear apart the Wolf Gang than bring them together. Hodgy Beats took the opportunity to fire some shots at Tyler, The Creator during his set with OFWGKTA, calling him a "fraud" and accusing the rapper of turning his back on the crew.
Hodgy Beats Feels Tyler, The Creator Turned His Back On Odd Future
Last night (Nov. 14), during his headlining set at Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival, Tyler, the Creator expressed his frustration with a certain unnamed member of his inner-circle. It now seems as though his words were directed at Hodgy Beats, who, apparently, during his own performance earlier in the evening, had spoken to the crowd about his unhappiness with Tyler.
6 Artists Who Cut Ties With Their (Former) Crews
In August, former Hustle Gang member Spodee ruffled more than a few feathers during his interview with DJ Smallz when he stated, "I have the potential to be bigger than Tip or if not, just as big." Grand Hustle chief T.I. didn't let this sit quietly, he took to Instagram to address Spodee’s claims of outgrowing the label and going against the Grand Hustle family.
Tyler, The Creator Launches Animated Series "The Jellies"
Some were skeptical when Tyler, the Creator launched his Golf Media app in April with a monthly subscription rate of $5. But the swashbuckling rapper has delivered, providing a steady stream of interviews, BTS shenanigans, radio shows, and even a real-life "Golf Book" magazine. Today Tyler announced Golf Media's most ambitious and exciting venture yet -- an animated series called "The Jellies."
Tyler, The Creator & Danny Brown To Rumble On GTA Livestream Today
Have you ever wanted to watch Tyler, the Creator and Danny Brown throw down in Grand Theft Auto? If so, today is your lucky day.
Tyler The Creator Says He's Banned From Australia
Odd Future's always had a rocky relationship with Oceania.
Earl Sweatshirt Says He Doesn't Want To Be "Defined" By Odd Future
It seems like the Odd Future collective is slowing coming apart, if not already disbanded. Tyler, The Creator had OFWGKTA fans in a tizzy when he said "although it's no more, those 7 letters are forever" on twitter.
Tweet Beef: 5 Chris Brown Social Media Feuds
Chris Brown’s publicist has to be a millionaire. Just think about the amount of damage control this person has to perform, on top of managing an already-polarizing figure. Despite lengthy stints in anger management and continued, sometimes confusingly-rabid fan support (like this stuff), the enigmatic Brown continues to play the role of the antagonist, engaging in countless reckless feuds on the mega-public stages of nearly every social media platform available.
Stream The Internet's Album "Ego Death"
The Internet quietly announced their new album a short while ago, placing it on iTunes for pre-order. The album's tracklist tapped Kaytranada, Vic Mensa, Janelle Monae, James Fauntleroy, Steve Lacy and Tyler, The Creator.
10 Essential Casey Veggies Tracks
Casey Veggies might be young, but the twenty-one year old MC has quite the list of credentials for someone who's just barely old enough to (legally) get into the club. As an original member of Odd Future, Casey Veggies appeared on the groups first mixtape, The Odd Future Tape, before distinguishing himself as his own brand. He's since released a handful of tapes on Peas & Carrots, and even had Rick Ross' Maybach Music release his most recent effort Fresh Veggies.
The Internet Tap Tyler, The Creator, Vic Mensa & More For New Album "Ego Death"
After Tyler, The Creator had everyone up in arms that the Odd Future collective had folded, the tangent group to OFWGKTA, The Internet, have popped up on iTunes today with a pre-order available for their new album, Ego Death.
Listen To Three New Tracks From Hodgy Beats
Back in February, Hodgy Beats surprised us with Dena Tape 2, the much-anticipated sequel to his Dena Tape, released six years earlier. As the Twitter ramblings of Tyler & Earl have implied the end of Odd Future as we know it, Hodgy has quietly reminded us he's still making new music, dropping three brand new tracks on his soundcloud. The three tracks are titled "NOHOOK," "THANKKSGIVING," and "Choppedd." "NOHOOK" is produced by P-Lo of the HBK Gang, while the latter two tracks are both produced by LB.
Earl Sweatshirt Confirms "The Obvious": Odd Future Is No More
Last Thursday (May 28), Tyler, the Creator was going through old photos, and simultaneously tweeting his nostalgic feelings. After tweeting, "5 years later isnt that long but wow soooo much has happened," he wrote, "although it's no more, those 7 letters are forever." The "7 letters" seemed to refer to "OFWGKTA," thus many believed Tyler's tweets to mark the official end of Odd Future.
Tyler, The Creator Reminisces About Odd Future, Says OFWGKTA Is "No More"
Tyler, The Creator, the lead man in the Odd Future collective, got a bit sentimental on Twitter last night as he looked through old photos of the crew on his Golf Wang Tumblr.