Odd Future’s Camp Flog Gnaw was one of the undersung highlights of last year’s music festival season. Sure, it ran way longer than it was scheduled, but free carnival rides, a skatepark and a surprise appearance from Kanye West makes most people happy.
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.
The Orwells’ Mario Cuomo has a certain frontman swagger that he says was born out of his love for six distinctly different performers. He was nice enough to share that list with us.
“I spent a lot of money / I’m happy.”
In an interview with the legendary newsman, Tyler says he hates rapping and wants to do more singing, noting he has a deep voice and has been listening to a lot of Barry White and Isaac Hayes.
It’s not been a banner year for Odd Future at SXSW.
For Pharrell’s new song “Happy,” off the ‘Despicable Me 2′ soundtrack, he decided to do something monumental. He decided to make the world’s first 24-hour video.
For his appearance on The Arsenio Hall Show last night (Nov. 7), Tyler, the Creator kicked his feet up on the couch and got comfortable, giving his thoughts on a few different topics.
“They said I calmed down from the last album,” Tyler, the Creator raps in the first few seconds of his latest single, “Tamale.” But from the looks of the candy colored video for the track, he’s just as crazy as ever.
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.
The harrowing new song will be part of the video game’s expansive soundtrack, which will feature playlists from an eclectic range of artists including Flying Lotus and Wavves.
Headlined by OF members Tyler, the Creator and Frank Ocean, with additional artists to be announced, the show is set to take place Nov. 9 at The Park @ LA Coliseum.
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.
Kid Cudi has mapped out a fall tour to promote his recently released third studio album, Indicud, and has recruited Odd Future frontman Tyler, the Creator to make the trek with him.
In the last week, Earl Sweatshirt has managed to take away much of the mystery behind his highly anticipated album, ‘Doris.’
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, from a critical pop fan’s perspective.