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Kevin Gates Makes Some Strange Decisions On His Major-Label Debut

Kanye West wasn't in the room for the first Kanye West stage-crash of 2016. Instead, a random and stoned-looking young man wandered onstage as the…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2016 - 9:33 am
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Getting The Drop On Us: The Year In Surprise And/Or “Surprise” Releases

Here in the future, we now know Andy Warhol was right about everyone getting their 15 minutes of fame, but it comes with some unexpected…
Chris DeVille | December 29, 2015 - 11:23 am
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Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

One of music's finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am
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Earl Sweatshirt – “Wind in My Sails,” “SKRT SKRT,” & “bary”

Last night on Twitter, young rap god Earl Sweatshirt left a couple of cryptic messages: "lets get reacquainted" and "i can't even explain it, i…
Tom Breihan | January 26, 2016 - 9:47 am
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Earl Sweatshirt – “Mirror”

LA spitfire and (former?) Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt released one of the best 40 rap albums of 2015 and has been active outside of…
Collin Robinson | January 12, 2016 - 5:57 pm
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Watch Earl Sweatshirt Debut New Songs In LA

Earl Sweatshirt turned in one of our 40 best rap albums (and one of the best album titles of the year) with I Don't Like
Collin Robinson | December 22, 2015 - 6:22 pm

Wildest Memes: 19 Memorable Music Tweets From 2015

Oh, Twitter. Never before has it been easier to find out what celebrities think of #TheDress, and never before has it been easier for celebrities…
Peter Helman | December 8, 2015 - 12:43 pm
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The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2015

Things got hot in 2015. After 2014, when most of rap's biggest names took the year off, everyone was suddenly locked into a brutal competition…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2015 - 9:50 am
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Does The World Need Odd Future?

For my money, the best non-Fargo show on TV right now is You're The Worst, the FXX comedy about two deeply fucked-up people trying to…
Tom Breihan | November 18, 2015 - 9:19 am
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Earl Sweatshirt Says Drake Exploits Young Rappers

There's been a lot written about the so-called Drake effect, in which the Canadian superstar boosts the careers of young rappers by jumping on remixes…
Tom Breihan | October 26, 2015 - 2:49 pm
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Watch Earl Sweatshirt Perform New Songs At Low End Theory Festival

Along with Thundercat and Flying Lotus, Earl Sweatshirt headlined this Saturday's second annual Low End Theory Festival In Los Angeles. Earl took the opportunity to…
Peter Helman | August 12, 2015 - 8:16 pm

Earl Sweatshirt – “Off Top” Video

Earl Sweatshirt's videos tend to be dark and dazzling. His new animated clip for the heavy two-minute rap meditation "Off Top" is both, though it's…
Tom Breihan | August 7, 2015 - 10:24 am
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Watch Earl Sweatshirt Punch A Stage Crasher In Sydney

Earl Sweatshirt just kicked off his Ready To Leave Now Tour a couple of days ago in New Zealand. At Earl's show in Sydney, Australia…
Peter Helman | July 25, 2015 - 5:43 pm
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The 50 Best Albums Of 2015 So Far

The amount of great music in the past six months has been almost unfair. As in: How are we supposed to process all this? How…
Stereogum | June 16, 2015 - 11:08 am
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Watch Earl Sweatshirt & BADBADNOTGOOD’s Strange Kimmel Performance

Earl Sweatshirt's new album I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside is a dark, twisty, insular piece of work, not exactly the sort of…
Tom Breihan | May 14, 2015 - 9:31 am
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Stream Earl Sweatshirt Solace

Anyone still just name-checking Earl Sweatshirt as a "member of Odd Future" hasn't been paying much attention to the young rapper's rise over the course…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 28, 2015 - 3:20 pm
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Kendrick Lamar Promises Tour, Praises Earl Sweatshirt & Lil Wayne In Twitter Q&A

Kendrick Lamar took to his rarely used Twitter account for an impromptu short Q&A earlier this evening. He didn't answer that many questions, but he…
James Rettig | April 15, 2015 - 9:07 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Spring! Finally! It's above 45 degrees here in New York, and though it's a tad rainy, color is slowly creeping back into the world. The…
Stereogum | March 27, 2015 - 5:36 pm
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The Week In Rap: Earl Sweatshirt, Action Bronson, & Major-Label Rap’s Age Of Weirdness

Not that long ago, major recording companies employed whole offices full of people whose whole purpose was to shape and mold rappers, to turn them…
Tom Breihan | March 25, 2015 - 12:51 pm
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Earl Sweatshirt’s Label Fucked Up His Album Release

We've reached an era where the method that an artist uses to announce an album is almost as much of an art as the music…
Tom Breihan | March 24, 2015 - 10:30 am
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