The Fall: 16 Things We're Excited For This Autumn
Take a deep breathe of that cool, fresh air. Summer came, and it was awesome, but it's time for fall and all the wonderful things that come with it. Sure, hoodie season and Halloween come to mind, but to keep it real, we're more stoked on new music and huge tours from some of our favorite artists.
10 Times Rappers Were Banned From Countries
Tyler The Creator recently made headlines because he was banned from going to Australia and the UK, due to his controversial lyrics. Apparently lyrics from tracks like "VCR," "Blow," "Sarah," "Tron Cat" and "French" have been ruled so obscene, that the UK doesn't want him in their country. The craziest part? This is nothing new.
Tyler, The Creator Opens Up About Being Banned From The UK
News that Tyler, The Creator had been banned from entering the UK broke last week, and while some information was provided by both Tyler and his manager at the time (he's banned for 3 to 5 years, it was over lyrics from Bastard and Goblin), there were sti
Tyler, The Creator Says He's Banned From The UK For 3-5 Years
Tyler, The Creator is set to perform at quite a few festivals in Europe this summer, but he won't be able to attend following a letter from the secretary of state that states he can not enter the UK for at least 3 years.Tyler delivered the bad news to fans via Twitter today. "Due to circumstances I won't be playing Reading, Leeds, Belfest, and other shows in the UK. Sucks and I'm sorry," he wrote. "Based on lyrics from 2009 I am not allowed in the UK for 3-5 years.
ASAP Rocky & Tyler, The Creator Extend Tour
ASAP Rocky and Tyler, The Creator announced that they'd be heading out on a co-headlining tour a couple weeks back, but with only 13 dates scheduled, many fans were disappointed they couldn't make the shows. The demand seems to be strong enough for Rocky and Tyler to add a few more dates to the schedule, adding stops in Vancouver, Seattle, L.A., and San Francisco.
ASAP Rocky Talks Respect For Tyler, The Creator & Recording "Electric Body" With ScHoolboy Q
ASAP Rocky recently announced a co-headlining tour with Tyler, The Creator, but so far, we hadn't really heard his thoughts on hitting the road with the Odd Future wildman. In a new interview with Revolt, Rocky spoke of the general respect he has for Tyler as a renaissance man."I fuck with Tyler's whole movement," he said. "His aesthetic, what he does -- directs his own videos, produces his own beats, designs his clothes, ran his crew for a while, ran companies and stuff like that. Just being a fellow artist I respect that.
Tyler, The Creator Cancels Australian Leg Of "Cherry Bomb" Tour
Last month, Tyler, The Creator's always-rocky relationship with Australia came to an apex when he took to Twitter to announce "T IS NOW BANNED FROM AUSTRALIA." Although that wasn't entirely true-- it turns out his visa application was just under consideration by Australian authorities-- he's now announced via Facebook that he's canceling the Australian leg of his upcoming "Cherry Bomb" tour.
Tyler, The Creator Wants To Collab With Ex-One Direction Member Zayn Malik
SInce distancing himself from the rest of the Odd Future collective, Tyler, The Creator has made unexpected collaborations an integral part of his music. His last two albums have featured people as diverse as Erykah Badu, Stereolab's Lætitia Sadier, Toro Y Moi's Chaz Bundick and Roy Ayers, and his next might even have more surprising names. Tyler invited Zayn Malik (who recently departed One Direction) to record with him. Hilariously enough, Tyler once referenced Malik's former group on his and Earl Sweatshirt's "Sasquatch":
ASAP Rocky & Tyler, The Creator Announce Co-Headlining Tour
The co-headlining tour is a more popular option than ever, and we're now starting to see some strange combinations of artists. Today, ASAP Rocky and Tyler, The Creator have announced some shows together on the aptly titled "Rocky & Tyler" tour.If the two headliners haven't convinced you to grab tickets, perhaps the openers -- Danny Brown and Vince Staples -- will. The tour will be heading through the U.S. on 9 dates starting in September. Tickets are on sale this Friday.Check out dates and tucket info below. Will you be attending?
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.
Tyler, The Creator Responds To Redditor's Complaints About Tyler & OF
Reddit has become a place where fans can debate, dissect, vent and relate to other fans on any particular subject-- rap music and beyond. Last night, a former fan of Tyler, The Creator and Odd Future took to the OFWGKTA thread to express his recent frustrations with Tyler's music and evolution as an artist. Said Redditor, cokomok, proclaimed he was done with Tyler and OF in general.
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.
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, Snoop Dogg, Yelawolf & More To Play Riot Fest
Riot Fest has generally been a festival rooted in punk, and while you'll still see many of the post-Warped Tour and OG hardcore bands who don't get calls from Coachella on the lineup, it's also been beefed up with some other genres, namely rap.
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.
10 Drumless Hip-Hop Tracks
What's that? Hip hop without the drums? Does that exist? Is it even possible? Well, it does exist in some form. While hip hop is almost defined by its drums, there are instances where rapping takes place over an absence of drums. Whether it's Nas kicking off his Untitled album or Outkast getting galactic on ATLiens, some cool tracks have been created without that classic boom-bap rhythm.
Tyler, The Creator Explains His Use Of A White Power Symbol On A Gay Pride T-Shirt
Throughout his career, Tyler, The Creator's always presented his opinions in confusing, often seemingly contradictory ways. Similarly to Eminem in his Marshall Mathers heyday, the Odd Future rapper's use of homophobic language has often been countered by his actions, most notably his friendship with Frank Ocean (which was addressed on "Rusty").