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Tyler, The Creator, Hodgy Beats, Domo Genesis, & Earl Sweatshirt – “Look”

We don’t have any context on it, but four Odd Future rappers just showed up on one song, and it’s a banger. The new track “Look” showed up online last night, and it’s got Tyler, The Creator, Hodgy Beats, Domo Genesis, and prodigal little brother Earl Sweatshirt all going in on a quietly vicious, synth-streaked… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 2, 2013 - 9:16 am

Watch Tyler, The Creator’s Wolf Movie Trailer

Tyler, The Creator has released a trailer for an upcoming film called Wolf. Based on the minute-long clip, it’s difficult to tell whether it’s based on the album or not, but dude does have a propensity for lupine-naming, so neither would be surprising. I don’t want to spoil it, so just watch below. More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / September 10, 2013 - 10:34 am

Tyler, The Creator’s Also Releasing Something 9/9 At 9PM

As you might already know, Arcade Fire are planning to officially release their new single “Reflektor” tomorrow night, 9/9 at 9PM. (Though we are pretty sure the single surfaced online yesterday.) Coincidentally, Tyler, The Creator also announced on the Odd Future Tumblr today that he will be releasing something new on 9/9 at 9PM (PST),… More »

By: Liz Pelly / September 8, 2013 - 5:36 pm

Tyler, The Creator – “Garbage”

Here’s how Tyler, The Creator, on Twitter, explains why he threw a new non-album track called “Garbage” up online last night: “IDK I WAS BEING CREATIVE ONE NIGHT. I WANTED TO MAKE A BEAT THAT REMINDED ME OF DRUG DEALING OLD FAMLAY CLIPSE TRASHCAN SOUNDING SHIT SO YUH.” This is maybe the best reason anyone… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 26, 2013 - 11:27 am

Pepsi Pulls Tyler, The Creator’s Mountain Dew Commercial

Someone at Mountain Dew thought it would be a good idea to let Tyler, The Creator direct some online commercials for them, and amazingly, that decision somehow blew up in their faces. Tyler’s series of ads revolves around a nefarious goat named Felicia who talks in Tyler’s voice and who wreaks annoying havoc on anyone… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 1, 2013 - 4:17 pm

Watch Earl Sweatshirt’s Coachella Set

We saw Odd Future’s Earl Sweatshirt at SXSW back in March, and he made his Coachella debut on Friday night sporting tie-dye and a bucket hat. Flying Lotus (aka Captain Murphy) DJ’d, and the set included cameos from Earl’s collaborators Domo Genesis, Vince Staples, and Tyler, The Creator. Now, you can hear Earl shout, “WHAT… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / April 15, 2013 - 1:16 pm

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 and Domo Genesis with him to do the RZA-channeling Wolf track “Rusty.” In an incredibly strange bit of stagecraft, these three guys (minus Domo, who actually seemed pretty into the… More »

By: 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 already how Tom feels about it, but if you haven’t taken a listen yet, you can see if your opinion lines up with his. Check it out below. More »

By: 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 not exactly new material for that guy. But the new video, which Tyler directed under his Wolf Haley alias, is something different, and creepy, and disturbing. Tyler, wearing an ElephantMore »

By: Tom Breihan / March 29, 2013 - 12:16 pm

Premature Evaluation: Tyler, The Creator Wolf

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 »

By: Tom Breihan / March 28, 2013 - 1:59 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 thing about it was that Dave Matthews was supposedly featured on one song. This seemed unlikely, but it also seemed like the sort of contrarian stunt-move that Tyler could conceivably… More »

By: 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 Taco Bennet — younger brother of Syd Tha Kyd of the Internet and OF’s main tour DJ — spun a small set before Tyler’s performance. The rapper performed a range… More »

By: Stereogum / March 25, 2013 - 12:34 pm

Watch Tyler, The Creator’s Mountain Dew Commercial

Tyler, The Creator was tapped by Mountain Dew to create a series of commercials for the soft drink. This first clip features one of his pseudo-alter egos Felicia The Goat, voiced by the rapper, getting hostile with a waitress as Odd Future affiliate Errol Chatman gawks. The spot is very much in Tyler’s oddball vei… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / March 18, 2013 - 4:10 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Usually, especially during the weeks where I liked a K-pop video or two, I do my best to explain what, exactly, I enjoy about the videos I list here. This week, though, Scott and I are on our way out the door to Stereogum’s Range Life party, which is about to start. That means I… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 15, 2013 - 12:47 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 — gave us the introspective, endlessly compelling “Chum” and its stark, creeped-out video. But as Earl gleefully shows on “Whoa,” his new collab with old buddy Tyler, The Creator, he… More »

By: 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 through Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, giving a thrillingly unstable performance of “Sandwitches.” Last night, an older and more seasoned Tyler returned to the show, performing a couple of track… More »

By: 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 like a slap in the face, so even though it was wildly disturbing, it didn’t turn me off from their music. Likewise the homophobia and the bad design decisions and… More »

By: 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 his Odd Future Records. Tyler will tour in support of the album through the States and Europe. Check out those dates below, as well as a trailer for Wolf starring… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / February 14, 2013 - 4:08 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I never expected to use the word “Lynchian” to describe a 2 Chainz video, but that happened this week. Yet again, we’ve got a complete avalanche of idiosyncratic visions and brainpan-expoding imagery from a whole lot of videos this week, both big-budget and no-budget. And in putting this list together, I had to make some… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 31, 2012 - 12:28 pm

Trash Talk – “F.E.B.N.” Video (Dir. Tyler, The Creator)

“F.E.B.N.,” the new song from feral Sacramento hardcore band and newly minted Odd Future affiliates Trash Talk, is a minute and a half of screams and juddering riffs, and it somehow still stands as a move toward accessibility for this band. Their buddy Tyler, The Creator directed the song’s new video in stoic black-and-white, but… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 31, 2012 - 8:40 am