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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 figure out how to be in an adult couple, mostly because they know they’d be doomed if they were on their own. Aya Cash, the show’s female lead, plays a… More »

Is Tyler, The Creator really all that famous? I’m not sure that he is. He’s internet-famous, certainly, and underground-popular, but he’s not Jennifer Aniston. To hear Tyler himself tell it on Wolf, though, he can’t walk through an amusement park or a Target without being mobbed by fans who want to take pictures with him. More »

Throughout the course of my life I have not been what you would call an R&B listener. A brief history of my dabbling: I owned a cassette copy of Boyz II Men’s II because who didn’t? A year later I nabbed Mariah Carey’s Daydream on CD, mesmerized by the tree swing party that was the… More »

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Watch Tyler, The Creator, Earl Sweatshirt, And Domo Genesis Play Letterman

Last night, Tyler, The Creator served as the musical guest on the Late Show With David Letterman, and he brought Odd Future compadres Earl Sweatshirt…
Tom Breihan | April 5, 2013 - 8:52 am

Stream Tyler, The Creator Wolf

On the heels of dropping the video for "IFHY," Tyler, The Creator has now offered a stream of his sophomore full-length Wolf in full. You…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 29, 2013 - 3:45 pm

Tyler, The Creator – “IFHY” Video

"IFHY" is one of a couple of romantic-obsession songs from Tyler, The Creator's depressing trudge of a new album Wolf, and the subject matter is…
Tom Breihan | March 29, 2013 - 12:16 pm

Tyler, The Creator Wolf Tracklist: Laetitia Sadier, Frank Ocean, Not Dave Matthews

For a while now, a rumored, unconfirmed tracklist for Tyler, The Creator's forthcoming album Wolf has been floating around the internet, and the most surprising…
Tom Breihan | March 27, 2013 - 9:00 am

Tyler, The Creator @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg, Brooklyn 3/23/13

Tyler, The Creator played a small show this Saturday at Brooklyn’s Music Hall Of Williamsburg. In typical Odd Future fashion, there was no opener, although…
Stereogum | March 25, 2013 - 12:34 pm

Earl Sweatshirt – “Whoa” Video (Feat. Tyler, The Creator)

Late last year, the recently returned and ferociously talented young Odd Future rapper Earl Sweatshirt -- who, let the record show, is still a teenager…
Tom Breihan | March 12, 2013 - 8:44 am

Watch Tyler, The Creator Return To Fallon

Perhaps the biggest moment in Odd Future's sudden rise to dominance came two years ago, when Tyler, The Creator and Hodgy Beats bulldozed their way
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2013 - 8:54 am

Tyler, The Creator – “Domo 23″ Video

I've given Odd Future a lot of leeway in the past. The blood-gargling sexual violence of their early records felt like intentional transgression and felt…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2013 - 8:57 am

Tyler, The Creator Reveals Wolf Covers, Tour Dates

Odd Future maestro has revealed three covers for his sophomore full-length Wolf. The follow-up to his 2011 album Goblin will be released on 4/2 via…
Claire Lobenfeld | February 14, 2013 - 4:08 pm

Earl Sweatshirt – “Chum”

Earl Sweatshirt, the returning prodigal MVP of Odd Future, posted a new song on the Odd Future Tumblr last night, and it's a good one.
Tom Breihan | November 2, 2012 - 8:36 am

MellowHype – “Grill”

MellowHype, the Odd Future rap duo of Hodgy Beats and Left Brain, will release their new album Numbers next week, and they've been releasing a…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2012 - 9:23 am

MellowHype – “Wasabi” (Feat. Juicy J)

MellowHype week rolls on with "Wasabi," a track where a knotty Hodgy Beats flow rides on a diced-up piece of production from Left Brain. Juicy…
Corban Goble | September 14, 2012 - 9:06 am

MellowHype – “Greezy” (Feat. Domo Genesis)

MellowHype's new album Numbers is imminent, and the Odd Future duo of Hodgy Beats and Left Brain are building anticipation by giving a bunch of…
Tom Breihan | September 13, 2012 - 10:41 am

MellowHype – “Decoy”

In celebration of the release of next months's Numbers, the new record from Odd Future's Hodgy Beats and Left Brain's MellowHype subgroup, they're posting a…
Corban Goble | September 12, 2012 - 8:56 am

Watch Made In America Fest Highlights: Jay-Z With Pearl Jam, Kanye, Run-D.M.C. & More

Philadelphia's inaugural Made In America festival took place over the weekend, touting an eclectic Jay-Z-curated lineup of Pearl Jam, Skrillex, a reunited Run-D.M.C., D'Angelo, Dirty…
Corban Goble | September 4, 2012 - 8:34 am

MellowHype – “La Bonita” Video

MellowHype, the Odd Future duo of Hodgy Beats and Left Brain, will release their new album Numbers this fall. Their single "La Bonita" is all…
Tom Breihan | August 30, 2012 - 9:19 am

Øyafestivalen 2012 In Photos

The always-eclectic Øya collected dozens of big name international acts and local bands to Oslo’s Medieval Park and neighboring clubs over four days last week.
Scott Lapatine | August 14, 2012 - 12:56 pm

Odd Future Fans Cause Controversy On Fairfax, Set Tree On Fire

Last week, an LA Weekly feature pointed to increasing tension on Los Angeles's Fairfax Ave., a once-quiet area frequented by skater-types but now has become…
Corban Goble | August 13, 2012 - 1:56 pm