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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 »

BLOG GAME BRYCE HARPER in the mix again for videos of the week, and you know exactly where this is going (nods head toward top of the post). But, there’s some other stuff worth talking about too, videos with much less overt references to the JFK assassination. Shall we? More »

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Download Hodgy Beats Untitled EP

Running contra to their usual M.O., Odd Future's Hodgy Beats quietly dropped an EP over the weekend, a collection of laid-back, relatively pensive jams from…
Corban Goble | February 27, 2012 - 9:19 am

Odd Future – “Rella” Video (NSFW)

Outside of a new track from Earl Sweatshirt, the Odd Future collective, as a group, has been relatively quiet lately (though rapper Mike G and…
Corban Goble | February 21, 2012 - 12:12 am

Domo Genesis & Wiz Khalifa – “Ground Up”

Some collaborations just make too much sense. Odd Future member Domo Genesis and actual rap star Wiz Khalifa are both such stoners that they both…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2012 - 11:55 am

Earl Sweatshirt – “Home”

Earl Sweatshirt is the youngest member of the California skate-rap collective Odd Future, and he’s been missing in action ever since the crew came to…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2012 - 8:50 am

The Internet – “Fastlane” Video

The latest Odd Future offshoot is the Internet, a duo formed by OF DJ/producer Syd The Kid and ambient collective member Matt Martian. Last night…
Corban Goble | January 20, 2012 - 12:58 pm

Hodgy Beats – “BKLYN” & MellowHigh – “Lift” (Feat. Juicy J)

Their stock may be falling, but the well-adjusted young people in the Odd Future rap collective are staying productive. The generally unhinged Hodgy Beats, for…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2012 - 3:33 pm

Stereogum Buzz Chart: Week Of 1/1/12

New year, new feature! Welcome to Rank & File, where we track the week's biggest people and stories in easily digestible chart-form. We did thi…
Stereogum | January 5, 2012 - 2:44 pm

MellowHype – “45”

A bit of an open secret: MellowHype, the duo of rapper Hodgy Beats and producer Left Brain, are probably the most consistent musical unit withi…
Tom Breihan | January 4, 2012 - 10:50 am

The 10 Biggest Band Beefs Of 2011

Back in the day, when two artists didn’t like each other, they’d deal with it in relatively low-profile ways: A snippy backstage comment, or a…
Tom Breihan | December 29, 2011 - 10:19 am

Tyler, The Creator Arrested For Vandalism

When you go to an Odd Future show as an audience member, you've got to know that there's a reasonable chance you'll be kicked i…
Tom Breihan | December 23, 2011 - 9:04 am

The 10 Best Late Night TV Performances Of 2011

Our annual list of late night television's best performances has quickly become an annual exercise in big-upping Jimmy Fallon's music talent booker. Way to go,…
Amrit Singh | December 22, 2011 - 10:37 am

Pusha T – “Oooh” (Feat. Hodgy Beats, Liva Don & Tyler, The Creator)

A few years ago, Clipse launched a clothing line called Play Cloths, and I'm not sure I've ever seen any non-Clipse human beings wearing their…
Tom Breihan | December 1, 2011 - 12:09 pm

Download Mike G Award Tour Mixtape

Mike G has long been the secret weapon of the Odd Future crew. As long as Earl Sweatshirt remains imprisoned in an offshore oil derrick…
Tom Breihan | November 28, 2011 - 4:38 pm

Frank Ocean Debuts New Tunes, Gets Remixed By SBTRKT

Frank Ocean performed in London over the weekend, mixing in a couple of new songs into his latest stop on his first solo tour. Check…
Corban Goble | November 14, 2011 - 2:39 pm

Hodgy Beats – “Crap” (Feat. Left Brain)

Hodgy Beats took to his Tumblr to drop "Crap," a track featuring Left Brain that might technically mean it's a MellowHype track, but unlike most…
Corban Goble | November 7, 2011 - 12:01 pm

Big Day Out Fires Odd Future

The sneering L.A. skate-rap collective have been dropped from at least one date on the Big Day Out tour, a multi-city traveling festival that crosse…
Tom Breihan | November 4, 2011 - 3:19 pm

The Internet – “Cocaine” Video (Feat. Left Brain)

The Internet is the new mutant-R&B project from two Odd Future members, Syd Tha Kid and Matt Martian. We've already posted their tracks "Love Song
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2011 - 12:52 pm

Odd Future Remix Lana Del Rey

In a connection that only the Internet could have fostered -- what would we do without you, and your bountiful expanse, oh world wide web?
Corban Goble | October 26, 2011 - 2:35 pm

Tyler, The Creator – “Bitch Suck Dick” Video (Feat. Jasper Dolphin & Taco)

Within the Odd Future crew, the rappers Jasper Dolphin and Taco play a pretty weird role: They're the two guys who are absolutely terrible at…
Tom Breihan | October 12, 2011 - 9:48 am

The Internet – “They Say”

A couple of weeks ago, we posted "Love Song -1," the first thing we'd heard from the Internet, the new team of Odd Future producer/engineer…
Tom Breihan | October 11, 2011 - 1:22 pm