Returning to the Dodger Stadium this year was the eighth year for Tyler, the Creators in the Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival 2019. Presale tickets were sold out back in May way before he released the lineup which was later released in August with a mystery guest as a headliner. Many festival attendees believed the secret artist was going to be R&B singer Frank Ocean but were quickly disappointed when singer/ hip hop artist Drake was the final closer of the festival weekend. Drake being one the biggest music artist of the world received a negative uproar from the crowd chanting “WE WANT FRANK!”. The secret artist was not revealed until the moment of. Tyler came out to greet the crowd and … [Read more...] about Drake? We Want Frank!
Tyler the Creator
From music to television shows to a clothing line, Tyler the Creator does not take his “creator” moniker lightly. In the early years of his career, Tyler was known to be controversial and “out there” compared to the rest of his hip-hop colleagues. He was known for posting viral tweets without any concern for consequence and had no problem trolling whomever he came into contact with. But for the last couple of years, unless he is blessing his fans with new releases, Tyler has been quiet on social media. He did just that in July when his new album "Flower Boy" was released. Following the release of "Flower Boy," Tyler premiered his new show on Viceland, titled "Nuts + Bolts," … [Read more...] about Tyler the Creator conquering the industry
By: Itzayana Jimenez | Staff Writer | Notorious for his bluntness, inappropriate slander, and controversial lyrics, Los Angeles native Tyler, the Creator, released his fourth studio album “Cherry Bomb.” To his fans he is real, self-assured, and funny. Tyler the front man of Collective, Odd Future (OF). The OF crew is extremely diverse, having artists ranging from hip-hop to rock. Tyler released this album on April 13. He performed the first two singles from the album for the first time at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. According to the Billboard 200 chart, in it’s first week out the album ranked at number four. “Cherry Bomb” begins with the album’s second … [Read more...] about Tyler drops the “Cherry Bomb”
By Matthew Bramlett |Staff Writer| “Don’t do anything I say in this song,” says Tyler the Creator at the beginning of his song “Radicals”, “It’s fiction. If anything happens, don’t blame me, white America.” With that random disclaimer, Tyler the Creator sets the tone for Goblin, his second album, which can be accurately described as fifteen songs of pure lyrical destruction. Tyler and his friends, the hip-hop collective OFWGKTA (Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All), have been riding high on the fabled “Internet hype machine”, garnering an unbelievable amount of attention in a relatively short amount of time. With all this hype, there's certainly a lot riding on this album. Let’s be … [Read more...] about Goblin hobs along, doesn’t live up to hype
By Krystal Mcgee |Staff Writer| Fresh off of a Coachella Festival performance, Tyler The Creator and his hip hop collective OFWGKTA, or Odd Future, have been taking the underground music scene by storm. Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All is a Los Angeles based hip-hop group, comprised of teenage skaters from age 17 to 21, have gone from virtual unknowns to one of the most talked about new Hip Hop groups in the span of a year. The members are Tyler the Creator, Earl Sweatshirt, Taco Bennet, Domo Genesis, Hodgy Beats, Mike G, Syd Tha Kyd, Jasper Loc, Super 3, Left Brain and Frank Ocean. The group is made up of two different groups put together, MellowHype and EarlWolf. Odd Future is … [Read more...] about A glimpse into the very Odd Future