Tyler The Creator
“Guess what time it is? Birthday time!”
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.
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.
What do Katy Perry, Tyler, the Creator, Nick Cave, Metallica’s Kirk Hammett and Weird Al all have in common? Well, they all covered the song, “Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built For Two) for artist Mark Ryden.
“Tyler is not a violent individual and would never deliberately engage in any activity that would put another person at risk of being hurt,” says the rapper’s lawyer.
It’s not been a banner year for Odd Future at SXSW.
Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All ringleader Tyler, the Creator will head out on a tour after his stint at SXSW this spring.
In the interview, Pharrell, who yes, is once again wearing that GRAMMY hat, actually admits that his last solo effort was really nothing to brag about and that he would be nothing without a woman’s love.
This June 6-9 we hope and pray for no rain, as we get a huge bill which includes Interpol, Foster the People, J. Cole, The 1975, Sleigh Bells and Tyler the Creator.
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.