by Hillary Crosley onMay 11, 2013
How rap fans demanded more of artists and their lyrics by attacking their branding deals.
by Britni Danielle onMay 2, 2013
In a piece for Clutch magazine, Britni Danielle says that Tyler, the Creator's online commercial -- in which a battered white woman has to pick a suspect out of a lineup consisting of black men and a goat -- peddles stereotypes that black men have been fighting for years.
by Jozen Cummings onMay 1, 2013
An online spot for Mountain Dew created by Odd Future member Tyler, the Creator gets taken down after being described as racist.
by Timmhotep Aku onAugust 12, 2012
MCs have gone from rhyming about weed to lyrical odes to trippier substances like MDMA and Xanax.
by Bassey Ikpi onSeptember 30, 2011
A writer defends the controversial group's right to express themselves, if not their graphic lyrics.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onAugust 29, 2011
Beyoncé made the big announcement, but Lady Gaga, Adele and Tyler, the Creator took home the big awards.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onJune 17, 2011
Tyler, the Creator says that gay fans are fine with the slur. Oh, and feel free to call him the n-word.
by Cord Jefferson onMarch 28, 2011
So what if Odd Future's music makes critics feel "weird and awful"? The rap group is a success -- especially among white music writers.
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