Following a preview, VICE has now unleashed the first full episode of Tyler, the Creator’s new VICELAND TV show, Nuts + Bolts. The series in turn highlights the Odd Future frontman exploring various things that he’s into, more specifically, how they work. Here, we ultimately find Tyler delving into the world of stop-motion video. The […]
Tyler the Creator returned to The Studio at Webster Hall, where Odd Future made their NYC live debut, to play one of the club's final shows in its current incarnation, a secret show with special guests Frank Ocean and A$AP Rocky. Continue reading…
Consider for a moment that Odd Future — those SoCal skate rats and potheads we took to task for rampant homophobia six years ago — has secretly been the queerest uprising in the history of mainstream hip-hop. Frank Ocean shocked everyone by coming out on the eve of his debut ... More »
There's also a cassette version. The Odd Future leader is keeping it old-school for this release.
While out in San Diego at Comic-Con, Tyler, the Creator took the time to promote his animated series, The Jellies, co-created with Odd Future’s Lionel Boyce. During a Q&A, Tyler fielded a question regarding the show’s main character, Cornell Jelly, becoming black after being white during the first season. In short, the transition all stems […]
Sounds about right. The full-of-contradictions rapper/prodigious Odd Future creator, Tyler, the Creator has, in the past, been criticized (to the extent of being banned from England, and denounced by GLAAD) for his lyrics involving violence towards woman and high levels of homophobia — particularly with the frivolous use of the word “faggot” across his songs. […]
Now that we’re past last week’s mood-establishing season opener, the real action on Game of Thrones can continue. After all, we only get seven episodes this time around. And while last night’s episode didn’t have any surprise cameos in the way of Ed Sheeran’s Westeros debut, it did get down to action in typical style. […]
Kendall Jenner and her longtime friend Taco Bennett stayed close during their recent night out! The 21-year-old model and the 23-year-old member of Tyler The Creator‘s group Odd Future stepped out on Thursday (July 20) in West Hollywood, Calif. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kendall Jenner They were also joined by Tyler. Kendall [...]
Flower Boy, more popularly but less officially known as Scum Fuck Flower Boy, has finally arrived. We've already heard "Who Dat Boy," "911 / Mr. Lonely," "Boredom," and "Ain't Got Time" off of the erstwhile Odd Future ringleader's insular, indulgent new album, and the less scrupulous among us may have even heard the entire thing.
Since his early Odd Future days, Tyler, The Creator has positioned himself as hip-hop’s most gleeful provocateur. Whether it’s necrophilia, matricide or just your normal run-of-the-mill homicide, Tyler has rapped about it, and made sure to do it in a way that is specifically designed to cause maximum discomfort. His latest album, Scum Fuck Flower […]
The album may have already leaked, but Tyler continues to press on by releasing the latest track from his anticipated Flower Boy project. “Ain’t Got Time” finds the Odd Future frontman dishing on his sexuality once again, as well as leaving Vans for Converse. “Next line will have ’em like, “Whoa” / I’ve been kissing […]
With the release of Tyler, the Creator’s new Converse One Star collaboration this week, the Odd Future frontman’s collaboration partnership with Vans has come to an official end. Longtime OFWGKTA fans were surely surprised, as for a period of several years, it was rare to spot Tyler wearing anything but Vans, his favorites being the Authentic, Old […]
Back in April, Tyler, The Creator appeared on "Biking," a one-off single by his old Odd Future compatriot Frank Ocean. Now, Frank has returned the favor, guesting on a new Tyler track called "911 / Mr. Lonely," the B-side to the A$AP Rocky collab "Who Dat Boy" that Tyler shared earlier tonight. Listen below.
Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim has greenlighted for The Jellies! a quarter-hour toon series from rapper-producer Tyler, the Creator and Lionel Boyce that’s set to bow in the summer. Watch a promo clip below. Odd Future veterans Tyler and Boyce, who collaborated on Adult Swim’s sketch-comedy series Loiter Squad, also do voice work on the new show. Show More Summary
Over the weekend, Frank Ocean shared another new song on his “Blonded Radio” show on Apple Music’s Beats 1. This one’s called “Biking” and features Jay Z and fellow Odd Future alum Tyler the Creator. Previously, Ocean shared the victorious solo track “Chanel” (it later got an ASAP Rocky... Continue reading
Tyler is still creating, but as of Tuesday he’s no longer tweeting. The Odd Future head honcho’s Twitter account has been deactivated, much to the chagrin of his 3.7 million followers. Before vanishing from the social media platform, Twitter users managed to screenshot his bio which read “high chance i delete this and insta, how are […]
Earlier this year streetwear and media company Illegal Civ debuted Tyler, the Creator’s Cherry Bomb: The Documentary, a film centering around the Odd Future frontman’s third studio album, Cherry Bomb, that released in 2015. And while the picture was initially unveiled back in January, today we’ve been blessed with new footage from the project’s LA […]
The earliest iteration of Odd Future was formed in 2007 although the collective didn't release their first mixtape, The Odd Future Tape, until 2008. Ten years later, several members have grown from rebellious, defiant misfits with a penchant for fuckery into legitimate artists to be reckoned with. The Internet frontfigure Syd's solo album, Fin, recently…
Sage Elsesser is a professional skateboarder and longtime Odd Future affiliate. He’s credited with Art Direction on Earl Sweatshirt’s I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside, and has two songwriting credits on Frank Ocean’s Blonde (“Solo” and “Futura Free,” in which he’s one of the interview subject at the end). Show More Summary
This week's Notable Releases include heartland punks The Menzingers, the solo debut from Odd Future/The Internet's Syd, the solo debut from SBTRKT/Drake collaborator Sampha, and more. Continue reading…