Grand Theft Auto V Soundtrack Revealed [Update: Official Soundtrack Now Available For Purchase]
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.
Stream Mac Miller's "GO:OD AM"
Mac Miller's third studio album, and his most anticipated yet, GO:OD AM, will be released on September 19, but thanks to the good folks at NPR, you can now stream the entire album five days ahead of schedule, as part of their "First Listen" album premiere series.
Tyler, The Creator Calls "Shady XV" "Ass" [Update: Royce Da 5'9" Responds]
Eminem's new two-disc album, one disc consisting of new records from Shady Records and the other a 'greatest hits' compilation, has been out for four days now and it's already been dissected and reviewed by critics and fans alike.
Tyler, The Creator Releases "Cherry Bomb" Tracklist
Last week, Tyler, the Creator surprised us all by announcing that his new album, Cherry Bomb, would be out in less than a week. Last night, before going on stage at Coachella, Odd Future's head honcho gave us the tracklist, further amplifying our excitement around the surprise release.
Tyler The Creator Says Iggy Azalea "Stinks" On 106 & Park [Update: Iggy Responds On Twitter]
Tyler The Creator has never been afraid to speak his mind. During Thursday’s episode of BET’s 106 & Park, Tyler sparked up some more controversy for his life when he said some choice words about Australian pop star/rapper Iggy Azalea
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.
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?
Kanye West Racing Tyler, The Creator At Coachella Is A Must-Watch
Like many of L.A.'s celebrities, Kanye West was at Coachella on Friday, making a special appearance in both Jack U and ASAP Rocky's sets, the latter of which he actually performed "Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1" before he and Rocky's mics were cut off due to time restrictions. When he wasn't popping up on stage, he seemed to be having a pretty good time behind the scenes, as some footage of an athletic competition between himself and Tyler, The Creator surfaces today.
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.
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.
Kid Cudi Announces "The Cud Life Tour" With Big Sean, Tyler, The Creator & Logic [Update: Full Dates Added]
Kid Cudi has been keeping it relatively low-key since his album, Indicud, dropped. Recently he leaked a song on Twitter, "Going To The Ceremony," without offering an explanation as to what it's for. Today, Cudder took to Twitter once more to reveal a tour flyer, for an upcoming tour with himself, Big Sean, Tyler, the Creator and Logic.
Tyler The Creator Makes First Statement Since His SXSW Arrest [Update: Tyler's Lawyer Weighs In]
If you recall, Tyler was arrested at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Texas on Saturday after he urged fans right outside of the venue to break past the barriers set up keeping them out of the show, which was already at capacity. In doing so he (allegedly) incited a riot of sorts.
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.
Top 10 Funniest Rappers
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?).
First Week Sales For Tyler, The Creator & Young Thug
Last week (April 13), we saw two big-time releases that both dropped in surprising fashion. Tyler, the Creator released Cherry Bomb, his fourth studio album, after announcing its release only a week prior. A more contentious project came from Young Thug, who, days before the release date, changed his Carter 6 to Barter 6 due to legal threats from Lil Wayne. Here are the first week numbers for both.
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.
Tyler, The Creator Explains Why He Turned Down A Kanye West Feature For "IFHY"
Tyler, The Creator is known for his shock tactics, but perhaps the most shocking thing he did this year was reveal that he had denied Kanye West a feature on "IFHY" after Yeezy asked to hop on the track.
Tyler, The Creator Verbally Abuses Protester During Australia Show
Tyler, The Creator is known for both his controversial lyrics and outspoken personality. The OF rapper demonstrated both of these qualities at a recent Australia gig, after it was almost shut down by a protest formed by the grassroots organization, Collective Shout.
Tyler, the Creator's "Cherry Bomb" Is Now Available For Download
Tyler, the Creator's third album Cherry Bomb is now available for download on iTunes. The 13-track album features appearances from heavyweights Schoolboy Q, Pharrell, Lil Wayne, and Kanye West. Gotdam. A quick listen through reveals a mixture of Tyler's characteristic grimy/horrorcore with some more jazzy tracks. The entire album is self-produced.
Tyler, The Creator Acts Out At Buzzfeed Office, Staff Live Tweet Their Terror [Update: Tyler Responds]
Tyler, The Creator is not known for his composure, which probably should have raised a red flag before Buzzfeed invited him to hang out at their office today. While it's not clear why he was there, the Twitter accounts of some staff members were able to broadcast just the type of activity that was going on during his visit. It seems as though Tyler spent much of his time screaming incoherently, liberally using the N-word, making distasteful jokes about Frank Ocean, and shooting random people with a Nerf gun-- so pretty much just an average hour in the rapper's life.