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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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Hodgy Beats & Jonti – “Nayoga”

Hodgy Beats is the rapping half of MellowHype and probably the most demonic onstage presence in the Odd Future crew, so it’s something of a…
Tom Breihan | September 28, 2011 - 2:19 pm

The Internet – “Love Song -1″

Well, here's something we didn't expect from Odd Future. Syd Tha Kid, the insurgent rap crew's DJ and sometimes producer, comes off like an archetypal…
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2011 - 3:04 pm

Download Domo Genesis Under The Influence Mixtape

Domo Genesis is the most weed-addled and probably the most pedestrian rapper in the much-feted Odd Future collective. But he’s made big strides as a…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2011 - 5:03 pm

Little Dragon – “Seconds (Syd The Kid Remix)”

Swedish synth pop standouts Little Dragon stay heavy in the remix game, so it's no surprise that their "Seconds" is itself the subject of a…
Corban Goble | September 2, 2011 - 4:22 pm

Maybe Earl Needs To Be Freed After All

Down the Earl Sweatshirt rabbit hole we go. After the New Yorker’s Kelefa Sanneh spent numerous months and 8,000 words on an article investigating the
Amrit Singh | June 20, 2011 - 11:00 am

South Park’s Tyler, The Creator Easter Egg

Here’s a still from last night’s South Park (via HRO). Sample caption: “You killed Kenny, you Bastard.” Feel free to improve it.
Amrit Singh | June 9, 2011 - 1:26 pm

Kathleen Hanna Talks Odd Future

Kathleen Hanna's in the midst of Renaissance sparked by NYU's Fales Library purchasing her archive/papers, Sara Marcus's Girls to the Front: The True Story of
brandon | June 8, 2011 - 1:21 pm

Hodgy Beats – “April 27″

Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All’s most shirtless member/frequent Tyler sideman/half of Fat Possum-signed duo MellowHype, Hodgy Beats, recently uploaded a quick new song…
Amrit Singh | June 3, 2011 - 2:27 pm

Odd Future Bottled In Detroit

Maybe a Tegan & Sara fan infiltrated Odd Future's show at Detroit's Majestic Theatre. As the band recounted via Tumblr, they were pelted with bottle…
brandon | May 17, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Earl Sweatshirt Speaks

The Odd Future phenomenon comes with a good deal of inbuilt drama, the most interesting subplot being the case of Earl Sweatshirt. As Odd Future…
Amrit Singh | May 16, 2011 - 11:55 am

Riot At Odd Future’s Boston In-Store

A cop was hospitalized after a riot at Boston's Newbury Comics connected to rap artist Tyler, The Creator, and if you are reporting this new…
Amrit Singh | May 13, 2011 - 12:17 pm

Tyler, The Creator – “Analog” (Live, Featuring Hodgy Beats & Syd Tha Kid)

It's unclear if the version of "Tron Cat" that leaked last week is the final mix from Tyler's forthcoming ">Goblin, and it is certain that…
Amrit Singh | May 4, 2011 - 11:20 am

Tyler, The Creator – “Tron Cat”

We All Want Someone To Shout For points to a yo-yo tricks video on YouTube that is soundtracked by "Tron Cat," a new Tyler, The…
Scott Lapatine | April 29, 2011 - 11:04 pm

The Best Odd Future Interview

First of all give propers to Nardwuar The Human Serviette for wrangling the Odd Future crew into one place at one time during SXSW 2011.
Amrit Singh | March 23, 2011 - 1:36 pm

Portraits Of SXSW 2011

The concluding post on this year's SXSW comes with this, a break from the norm for us and likely for you as well. In additio…
Amrit Singh | March 22, 2011 - 5:42 pm

Reading & Leeds Lineup 2011

If you're a Muse or My Chemical Romance fan, I feel sorta bad for you, but today's your lucky day: The bands are headlining thi…
brandon | March 22, 2011 - 10:07 am

SXSW Friday: Featuring James Blake, Odd Future, Esben & The Witch, Jamie Woon, Mount Kimbie

Click on for some thoughts and sights from a very busy Friday in Austin. Tonight's the last night here, so if you need some guidance…
Amrit Singh | March 19, 2011 - 6:04 pm

32 Must See Bands @ SXSW 2011

Come March every year, the same questions are asked, retreaded thought pieces get pitched: What does it mean to have a music industry festival i…
Stereogum | March 16, 2011 - 9:10 am

Odd Future Make A Clip For Funny Or Die

So this month Tyler and his cabal crossed some sort of a divide from internet/forum phenoms to bona fide YouTube (and boobtube) stars, rapidly checking…
Amrit Singh | March 1, 2011 - 12:58 pm

Odd Future’s Performance On Fallon Is A Thing You Absolutely Should Watch

NBC found its must-see TV last night, thanks to an intense four-minute appearance from a shock-tricked hip hop troupe of teenagers from Los Angeles. Honor…
Amrit Singh | February 17, 2011 - 12:32 pm
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