Odd Future member and rising solo rapper Earl Sweatshirt has been tirelessly touring for more than a year, including an long lead up to his major label debut, Doris, and the support of the August 2013 release. Tirelessly… that is, until now.
It was a bold idea: to create live music videos, direct and produce them in real-time, and create something that is not just a taped theatrical presentation but a performance that was intended to be filmed. It was ambitious, but did it work?
Tyler, the Creator reunites with his Odd Future co-horts, Hodgy Beats, Domo, and Earl Sweatshirt for his latest track “Listen” to talk sex, his controversial reputation and Miley’s not-so-twerktastic behind.
Every Tuesday, Dan Weiss runs down the week’s new full-length music releases, from charting hits to more obscure depths, the underrated and the overrated.
Frank Ocean throws a not-so-veiled reference to his parking lot brawl with Chris Brown on the spare drum-filled track.
This week (Aug. 5-9), the late-night television lineup sees a rare appearance by Daft Punk as well as rocker Joan Jett, hip-hopper Earl Sweatshirt, and country artists Brett Eldredge, Jake Owen, and Florida Georgia Line.
In the last week, Earl Sweatshirt has managed to take away much of the mystery behind his highly anticipated album, ‘Doris.’