(Getty Images)It's a startlingly big day for J-Kwon, the St. Louis rapper who had a megahit in 2004 with "Tipsy" and then vanished off the face of the earth.First, Kanye West name-dropped him in his fascinating interview with the New York Times, listing J-Kwon's lone hit as an example of the type of production he's working with on his upcoming album, Yeezus. It was a compliment bookended with mild insults."The last record I can remember — and I’m going to name records that you’ll think are...Read Full Story
(Getty Images)It didn't take long for Mountain Dew to pull its most recent ad, a surreal clip featuring a rude, violent goat, amid complaints of both racism and sexism. The clip, the third in a series directed by Odd Future's Tyler, the Creator, saw the goat threatening a woman from an all-black police lineup, growling "You better not snitch on a player ... Keep your mouth shut, I'm gonna get out of here and Dew you up."Yeah, none of it makes such sense, except maybe to stoners. They do tend...Read Full Story
(Getty Images)When Frank Ocean told the world that much of his debut album channel ORANGE was inspired by his first love, a man, there was at least one person in his camp who wasn't surprised: Odd Future's Tyler, the Creator.In a recent conversation with Rolling Stone (via Complex), Tyler responds to a question about when he knew Frank was "gay" with, "Yeah, I was one of the first people he told. I kinda knew, because he likes Pop Tarts without frosting on them, so I knew something was weird...Read Full Story
(PacificCoastNews | Getty Images)In a new interview with Billboard, Odd Future's Tyler the Creator says what a lot of people have been thinking about Justin Bieber lately — specifically, that he'd like to lock him up in a cage. Only in Tyler's case, he totally means it as a compliment."I've got so many beats and songs, but no one's giving me a chance yet," he says. "I want to take Justin Bieber for a month and just lock him up in a cage where we sit and make music. He's one of the most...Read Full Story
Tyler, the Creator, the gravel-voiced ring leader of the Los Angeles-based skate-rap collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All, won Best New Artist at the MTV Video Music awards Sunday night. Althought the VMA's have seemed to lose personality and
Who is Tyler the Creator? It's a question on the minds of many the morning after the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards. The 20-year-old rapper, whose real name is Tyler Okonma, accepted the best new artist VMA on behalf of his hip-hop group Odd Future...Read Full Story
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Tyler Okonma, AKA Tyler the Creator (born March 6, 1991) is a rapper known for his solo work and also his work with Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All (usually written as Odd Future or OFWGKTA). Find more Tyler Okonma pictures, news and information below.