Tyler, The Creator News

  • Drunk Driver At SXSW Kills Two, Leaves Many More Injured & In Critical Condition
    Drunk Driver At SXSW Kills Two, Leaves Many More Injured & In Critical Condition
    Mar 13, 2014 at 11:35am
    We have some really unfortunate news to report on today, concerning the on-going music conference/festival out in Austin, Texas, South By Southwest. Last night a suspected drunk driver drove through barricades set up for SXSW, and hit an astounding amount of people in the process, resulting in two deaths, twenty-three injured, and five in critical condition.
  • Tyler, The Creator Announces New Tour Dates
    Tyler, The Creator Announces New Tour Dates
    Mar 12, 2014 at 11:34am
    For those unable to make the big trek to SXSW in Austin, Texas this year, Tyler, The Creator has added a slew of tour dates (although none for New Zealand), in the upcoming months, in addition to his upcoming festival at SXSW, The Governors Ball, Sasquatch and
  • Crew Love: Odd Future
    Crew Love: Odd Future
    Mar 3, 2014 at 12:21pm
    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. Bringing dark, lo-fi sonics, even darker lyrics and off-kilter humor to the table, the rest of the crew would soon follow him into the limelight.
  • Rappers & Athletes
    Rappers & Athletes
    Mar 2, 2014 at 11:47am
    "Damn, I swear sports and music are so synonymous/ Cause we want to be them, and they want to be us" - Drake Rappers and athletes have always had close ties, but it seems we're seeing more and more crossover between sports and music. Much of that can be attributed to Instagram, which has created a need for every celebrity to flex the chance encounters they have with other celebrities.   Some of these pairings are certainly more organic than others, but if you're a sports stan, and a rap stan, they're definitely worth a look. 
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (February 22-28)
    140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (February 22-28)
    Feb 28, 2014 at 08:26pm
    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. Each week we take a look at some of the most memorable twitter moments from some of the genres biggest personalities.
  • Top 10 Funniest Rappers
    Top 10 Funniest Rappers
    Feb 24, 2014 at 01:33pm
    Many emcees are noted for their serious, aggrandized personas so it becomes easy to forget that for the most part, Hip Hop is about fun and many rappers use their verses to tell some jokes (isn't that why they call them punch lines?).
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Feb. 15-21)
    140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Feb. 15-21)
    Feb 21, 2014 at 12:32pm
    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. Each week we take a look at some of the most memorable twitter moments from some of the genres biggest personalities.
  • Tyler, The Creator & Odd Future Banned From New Zealand
    Tyler, The Creator & Odd Future Banned From New Zealand
    Feb 13, 2014 at 12:37pm
    Tyler, The Creator and Odd Future have had their share of critics, but this is probably the most extreme measure taken against the group. New Zealand immigration authorities have banned Odd Future from entry to the country-- making the announcement while the OF crew was already on their way to the airport.
  • Drake, A$AP Rocky, Kendrick Lamar & More Nominated For 2014 mtvU Woodie Awards
    Drake, A$AP Rocky, Kendrick Lamar & More Nominated For 2014 mtvU Woodie Awards
    Feb 12, 2014 at 03:02pm
    The mtvU Woodies are one awards show where hip hop gets a good look. The show -- which takes place during SXSW, and honors the artists that college students are listening to -- has previously been hosted by Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino), and seen the likes of Odd Future, Mac Miller, Lil B, and Yelawolf grace the stage, or take home awards. This year is no different, with nominations going out to Chance The Rapper, Jay Z, Kanye West and more. Drake and Pharrell also both show up in the "Woodie Of The Year" category.
  • Chance The Rapper & Tyler, The Creator Have A Studio Session
    Chance The Rapper & Tyler, The Creator Have A Studio Session
    Feb 12, 2014 at 03:02pm
    Chance The Rapper has been busy in the studio as of late. The rapper was recently spotted with electronic producer Skrillex and Mike WiLL Made It, and his most recent studio session is with a rapper, Tyler, The Creator.
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Jan. 3-9)
    140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Jan. 3-9)
    Jan 9, 2014 at 12:39pm
    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. This week features Tyler, The Creator, Danny Brown, Chief Keef and more!
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Dec 5-11)
    140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Dec 5-11)
    Dec 12, 2013 at 12:50pm
    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.
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Nov. 28- Dec. 4)
    140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Nov. 28- Dec. 4)
    Dec 5, 2013 at 12:01pm
    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. This week features Tyler, The Creator, Action Bronson, Chief Keef and more!
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Nov. 14-20)
    140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Nov. 14-20)
    Nov 21, 2013 at 02:17pm
    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. This week features Tyler, The Creator, Danny Brown, A$AP Ferg and more!
  • Tyler, The Creator Writes Gushing Letter About "Camp Flog Gnaw" & Performance With Kanye West
    Tyler, The Creator Writes Gushing Letter About "Camp Flog Gnaw" & Performance With Kanye West
    Nov 18, 2013 at 06:05pm
    Anyone that knows Tyler, The Creator is familiar with his Twitter account, which is a mix of complete absurdity, extreme profanity, up-typing, and enthusiasm for art of all kinds. His latest stream of consciousness letter, posted to the Odd Future tumblr earlier today, contains every one of those things.
  • Tyler, The Creator & Flying Lotus Put The YouTube Music Awards On Blast [Update: Tyler Explains His Stance]
    Tyler, The Creator & Flying Lotus Put The YouTube Music Awards On Blast [Update: Tyler Explains His Stance]
    Nov 9, 2013 at 03:30pm
    Yesterday, we reported on the list of nominees for the inaugural YouTube Music Awards, which includes artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Eminem and Nicki Minaj. Now, both Tyler, The Creator and Flying Lotus have taken to Twitter to express their impressions of the ceremony, which are both hilarious and on-point. 
  • Tyler, The Creator Calls Out Will.i.am, Says He's Making "Butt Shit [Music] To Make Bread"
    Tyler, The Creator Calls Out Will.i.am, Says He's Making "Butt Shit [Music] To Make Bread"
    Oct 29, 2013 at 11:56am
    Tyler, The Creator is often venting through Twitter with whatever is on his mind (often in all caps), whether it be about the YouTube Music Video Awards, like last week, or, like last night, about Will.i.am.
  • Kanye West Speaks On Confederate Flag Merch, Praises Kendrick Lamar & Tyler, The Creator
    Kanye West Speaks On Confederate Flag Merch, Praises Kendrick Lamar & Tyler, The Creator
    Oct 28, 2013 at 07:17pm
    Kanye West is not capable of a dull interview. The Chicago rapper, who is in the midst of his Yeezus tour provided plenty of quotables in his sit downs with both Power 106 and 87.1 AMP this morning, covering topics such as the afterlife, the confederate flag, "mental slavery," and his appreciation for Kendrick Lamar and Tyler, The Creator. Read some excerpts from the interviews below. On Kendrick Lamar's talent: 
  • Tyler The Creator's Show Gets Shut Down In L.A.; Calls Police "Assholes"
    Tyler The Creator's Show Gets Shut Down In L.A.; Calls Police "Assholes"
    Oct 14, 2013 at 09:12pm
     We knew Tyler and his Odd Future fans were wild, but damn. Last week Tyler, The Creator was set to perform with Flying Lotus at a L.A. club when police were called to the scene due to various disruptions of fans who could not get in.
  • Grand Theft Auto V Soundtrack Revealed [Update: Official Soundtrack Now Available For Purchase]
    Grand Theft Auto V Soundtrack Revealed [Update: Official Soundtrack Now Available For Purchase]
    Sep 24, 2013 at 01:41pm
    With the arrival of GTA V less than a month away, the extensive official soundtrack has been revealed via a PS3 pre-load. Although it spans most genres, it's hip-hop heavy, featuring new music and classics alike. The various radio stations include cuts from Warren G, Nate Dogg, Outkast, Chief Keef, The Game, 2 Chainz, Rick Ross, Tha Dogg Pound, Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Ludacris, YG, MC Eight, Ab-Soul, Problem, Clyde Carson, Freddie Gibbs, Gucci Mane, Ice Cube, Kausion, Too $hort, Geto Boys, King T, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Kurupt, DJ Quik, 2pac, N.W.A. and more. 
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