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…
The Internet member and former Odd Future associate Syd is releasing her debut solo album, Fin, today, and earlier this week we gave it our Album Of The Week designation. It's an icy, sultry collection of tracks, and you can listen to it below. …
The first time I saw Odd Future live, with an $8 ticket at the 400-capacity Studio at Webster Hall in 2010, there wasn’t much indication that the wiry skate rats onstage could blossom into the auteurs they’ve become in just a few years. Tyler, the Creator was a bratty iconoclast ... More »
Syd, frontwoman of the Internet and former Odd Future member, is going solo next month with the release of her debut album Fin. She announced the impending release of the album by dropping the elegant, composed, badass single "All About Me," a song that pushed her further toward pop music than she'd ever been before.
Syd, “All About Me” (Columbia) Like Sade, Cher and Trina before her, the artist born Sydney Bennett has opted to drop all but her first name to issue her first solo track. Best known for her work first as part of the Odd Future collective and then with her group the Internet, the artist also known...
It seems fitting that this dumpster fire of a year spawned so many strange beauty trends, because people were searching for a bizarre look befitting their journey into the odd future. Trend setters pulled geode lips, furry nails andShow More Summary
At this point, the idea of an Odd Future member growing up isn’t necessarily newsworthy. Tyler, The Creator and Earl Sweatshirt—the two best-known members of the hip-hop collective outside of Frank Ocean—have both managed to build careers that move beyond the controversy of their earlier lyrics. Show More Summary
Hodgy is set to be the next member of Odd Future to establish himself as an individual force to be reckoned with. His solo debut Fireplace: TheNotTheOtherSide dropped today, and dude went absolutely nuts with his opportunity to define himself as an artist. We’ve already heard “Barbell” and “Final Hour,” and both of those contained […]
Hodgy Beats of Odd Future announced last month that he would be releasing his first-ever solo album as simply ‘Hodgy.’ Now the album has arrived with the mouthful of a title: Fireplace: TheNotTheOtherSide. Listen to it below. Clocking in at 13 tracks, the album contains features from some pretty high-profile guests, including Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes. […]
The Odd Future member’s album features Busta Rhymes and Lil Wayne.
Odd Future member Hodgy is ready to separate himself from the collective and be the next to establish himself as an artist to pay attention to on his own merits. He’s gearing up to drop his solo debut Fireplace: TheNotTheOtherSide in a little over a week. We’ve already heard the lead single “Barbell,” and today […]
Last year saw the release of Cherry Bomb, the third studio album from Tyler, The Creator. And though we have heard little in the way of new music from the Odd Future frontman in the time since, one of Reddit’s many talented internet sleuths has unearthed a rare gem that should help fill a Tyler-sized hole in […]
Over half a decade after his first mixtape, the former MellowHype and Odd Future member is releasing Fireplace: TheNotTheOtherSide in December.
Last weekend over 40,000 packed into Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for Tyler, The Creator’s two-day music festival and carnival, Camp Flog Gnaw. The robust line-up included expected names such as Odd Future affiliate, The Internet, whose funk-inflected set took flight on the wings of Syd the Kid’s diaphanous vocals. Between sets guests grabbed brews and cocktails from […]
No one could have guessed how the members of Odd Future would so impressively mature over the years. Tyler, The Creator broke first, and it was impossible to see that all the teens in the background holding prop guns, lighting things on fire, and causing all sorts of stupid-ass mayhem in his videos each had […]
As one of the OG members of the Odd Future crew, Hodgy Beats has reached the pinnacle of success in the rap game. Now the MC is branching out all on his own. Now going by simply ‘Hodgy,’ the rapper has just unveiled his forthcoming solo debut with an album titled Fireplace: TheNotTheOtherSide. In addition […]
Hodgy, the Odd Future MC formerly known as Hodgy Beats who makes music as one half of MellowHype, has announced his debut solo album, Fireplace: TheNotTheOtherSide. It’s out December 9 via Columbia, and features Lil Wayne, Busta Rhymes, and Salomon Faye, as well as production from BADBADNOTGOOD, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Knxwledge, and more. Show More Summary
Tyler, The Creator and Earl Sweatshirt started out together as linchpins of the Odd Future crew, but they’ve gone separate directions in recent years, and they haven’t made much music together in recent years. That’s changing. Earlier this fall, the two briefly reunited onstage at a Calgary rap festival, performing one of the few songs […]