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When Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth’s “See You Again” ended the 14-week reign of “Uptown Funk!” atop the Hot 100 last week, a natural first question was really? Once we all got past the initial shock of a tepid Paul Walker tribute from the Furious 7 soundtrack coming out of nowhere to unseat one of… More »

We’re very nearly a third of the way through 2015 already, and as legions of astute commenters have continually pointed out, it’s been a hell of a year for new music. The 5 Best Songs below prove it further. From all-star rap team-ups to massive return singles to adventurous covers and all the quiet, delicate… More »

Tyler, The Creator released Cherry Bomb, his fourth album if we’re counting Bastard as an album, in the closing hours of this year’s Coachella, a festival where he’s been a major presence for years. So maybe he wanted the world, or at least a significant chunk of his fanbase, to hear the album for the… More »

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2012 - 12:28 pm
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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 scream…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2012 - 8:40 am

Tyler, The Creator & Earl Sweatshirt @ Best Buy Theater, NYC 7/26/12

When I entered the Best Buy Theater, I walked past the box office and immediately braced myself as a lanky guy with long shorts, a…
Alex Tatusian | July 27, 2012 - 3:55 pm
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Watch Trash Talk & Odd Future Perform Together In Brooklyn

To cap off last night's Odd Future Records bazaar, Trash Talk played a late night set at Williamsburg's 285 Kent. Left Brain DJed before Trash…
Corban Goble | July 27, 2012 - 1:33 pm
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Tyler, The Creator & Toro Y Moi – “Hey You”

Tyler, The Creator shows a lot of love for Toro Y Moi on Twitter, so you had to figure a collaboration between the two wa…
Corban Goble | July 18, 2012 - 2:59 pm
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Frank Ocean – “Golden Girl” (Feat. Tyler, The Creator)

Here's a Channel Orange bonus cut called "Golden Girl," a breezy, loverlorn number featuring Tyler, The Creator doing a verse in his pitched-down devil voice.
Corban Goble | July 12, 2012 - 2:05 pm
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Frank Ocean Comes Out

In a post on his Tumblr, Frank Ocean, the buttery-genius R&B singer from the Odd Future crew, has essentially come out of the closet. He…
Tom Breihan | July 4, 2012 - 12:24 pm
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Odd Future – “Sam (Is Dead)” Video

Tyler, The Creator is not done with his directing career! Tyler did the video for "Sam (Is Dead)," a Tyler/Domo Genesis track from The O.F.
Tom Breihan | June 29, 2012 - 9:08 am
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Watch Tyler, The Creator Punk The Wanted, Shenae Grimes

A couple of weeks ago, Bam Margera pranked Odd Future capo Tyler, The Creator on the revamped version of MTV's Punk'd. This week, Tyler got…
Tom Breihan | April 20, 2012 - 8:50 am
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Watch Tyler, The Creator Get Punk’d

MTV's newly relaunched Ashton Kutcher-free version of Punk'd depends on celebrity guest hosts pranking their celebrity friends Last night's episode featured Jackass alums Bam Margera…
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2012 - 9:01 am
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Odd Future – “NY (Ned Flander)” Video

Billed as a sequel to their "Rella" video, Odd Future's latest clip for "NY (Ned Flander)" is awash with similar bizarre imagery, where Tyler play…
Corban Goble | March 6, 2012 - 12:22 am
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Game – “Martians Vs. Goblins” Video (Feat. Tyler, The Creator)

When stubbornly-still-existing California namedrop-rapper Game snagged a Tyler, The Creator guest verse for his track "Martians Vs. Goblins," it was fun to hear a longtime…
Tom Breihan | December 21, 2011 - 10:22 am
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