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Tyler the Creator

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2014

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows in St. Louis From March 17 to 23

    The following is just a mere selection of the mammoth set of offerings this week. The glory of the South by Southwest festival for St. Louis every year means plenty of passing through from bands that traveled cross-country to get to Austin and back. Additionally, a defrost from winter means a detox ... More >>

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    March 13, 2014

    Tragedy Hangs Over SXSW After Two Days of Music

    Some facts as I know them at deadline: Two are dead and dozens are injured after a high speed chase along Red River Street. in downtown Austin, Texas last night. After being pulled over by police for a suspected DWI, the vehicle sped off against traffic, crashed through a barricade and plowed throug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2013

    Twitter Litter: Justin Bieber Befriends a Stripper

    Getting your celebrity gossip from TMZ is soooooo 2009, dude. Each Thursday in "Twitter Litter," RFT Music rounds up the week's best meltdowns, ego battles and WTFness from rockers, rappers and DJs who aren't afraid of a little hashtag action. It's time to take out the trash. Sadly, we RFT Music fo ... More >>

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    October 2, 2013

    The Thirteen Best St. Louis Rappers

    This year's Best Of St. Louis issue has hit the streets, and as in the past, we chose a winner for best solo hip-hop artist of 2013. But there's more than just one rapper worth your time, and many of them were winners in previous years. So here's our top ten-ish (OK, thirteen; we kept thinking of mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    Twitter Litter: M.I.A. Flips Off NFL Again, Ted Nugent Kills Stuff

    Getting your celebrity gossip from TMZ is soooooo 2009, dude. Each Thursday in "Twitter Litter," RFT Music rounds up the week's best meltdowns, ego battles and WTFness from rockers, rappers and DJs who aren't afraid of a little hashtag action. It's time to take out the trash. Hey, remember when Mad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Twitter Litter: Tyler the Creator Shops, Elvis Costello & The Roots Make Sweet Love

    Getting your celebrity gossip from "TMZ" is soooooo 2009, dude. Each Thursday in "Twitter Litter," RFT Music rounds up the week's best meltdowns, ego battles and WTFness from rockers, rappers and DJs who aren't afraid of a little hashtag action. It's time to take out the trash. Unlike the past coup ... More >>

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    September 12, 2013

    Twitter Litter: 9/11, Rihanna's #Cockclutch and More Twerking

    Getting your celebrity gossip from "TMZ" is soooooo 2009, dude. Each Thursday in "Twitter Litter," RFT Music rounds up the week's best meltdowns, ego battles and WTFness from rockers, rappers and DJs who aren't afraid of a little hashtag action. It's time to take out the trash. In our previous edit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    Hip Hop (Solo): Meet the 2013 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2013 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is tomorrow! Think of it as St. Louis music's own official holiday, and consider this the season. Throughout May we at RFT Music have been working hard to make our cases for all 130 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year in 26 categories ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2013

    Earl Sweatshirt - Coachella - April 12, 2013

    Editor's Note: The following is a review of Earl Sweatshirt's set last night at Coachella, via our sister paper, the LA Weekly.Earl Sweatshirt Coachella April 12, 2013 It was past midnight in Coachella's Gobi Tent when Tyler, the Creator climbed the scaffolding like a gargoyle. He clung to the meta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    Is South County Tween Nicole Westbrook the New Rebecca Black?

    Remember Rebecca Black? She is the California teenager whose parents paid for their daughter to perform a song called "Friday" in a now-infamous YouTube music video. Black became internet famous overnight, mostly because everyone agreed that it was the worst song they'd ever heard. Black says she cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2012

    Odd Future at the Pageant, 9/14/12: Review and Setlist

    Odd Future The Pageant September 14, 2012 NEWSFLASH: Man leaves Odd Future show with headache. I never get headaches, but holy shit. I think my brain is rebelling against my body. I just left the Pageant, where I've had a pack of loud, rambunctious teenagers screaming at me for the last hour and a ... More >>

  • Music

    September 14, 2012

    Odd Future

    8 p.m. Friday, September 14. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    The Top Six Lyrics by Earl Sweatshirt

    Tonight marks the first time that the rowdy Los Angeles hip hop collective Odd Future makes a stop in St. Louis, on a tour that is also the first that member and standout lyricist Earl Sweatshirt is able to attend. For a large portion of Odd Future's hype-laden ascent, Earl (whose real name is Thebe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows From September 10 to 16

    Under normal circumstances I despise inane small talk and "how's the weather" chatter, but for the purposes of filling these show-pick-posts' opening paragraphs with content, its a consistent fallback. That said, I wore a jacket outside this weekend! WHOA HOLY SHIT. Sometimes I think I could write ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows From July 23 to 29

    Attention cheap and poor folks in St. Louis: Four of the ten shows listed here this week won't cost you a dime! Tenacious D at Vintage vinyl (better show up early to ensure entry though -- big band, small venue), David Beeman & Kit Hamon of Old Lights playing a more intimate set at Plush, then back ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    Odd Future's "Camp Flog Gnaw" Tour is Coming to the Pageant -- Full Tour Schedule Included Within

    Odd Future has just announced a show on September 14 at the Pageant. The members of the rambunctious skate-rap collective that will be in the house are Tyler the Creator, Hodgy Beats, Left Brain, Domo Genesis, Mike G, Earl Sweatshirt and Taco. Tickets are $25 in advance or $27.50 day of show -- the ... More >>

  • Music

    June 21, 2012

    Pusha T

    9 p.m. Friday, June 22. The Ambassador, 9800 Halls Ferry Road.

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows From June 18 to 24

    According to my new calendar, the word of the day is "volant," and it is defined as "moving lightly" or "nimble." I'm not really sure how to incorporate that into a post recommending shows for this week, but I'll do my damnedest. Legendary metal monsters Corrosion of Conformity play the Firebird to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    Diplo, Chiddy Bang, and Lunice at the Firebird, 3/30/12: Review and Photos

    Diplo | Chiddy Bang | Lunice The Firebird March 30, 2012 In this day and age of corporate sponsorships often intertwining and ultimately propelling events by selling artists' "cool" - some kind of interesting (and confusing) standard is being set by the Axe: One Night Only tour featuring Lunice, Ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    Idle Warship at 2720 Cherokee: Review

    Idle Warship | SoundClash 2720 Cherokee February 15, 2012 Since setting up shop in the burgeoning Cherokee Street Art District in 2009, 2720 has made a name for itself in the national club scene as one of the top venues for street-inspired dance music. Last night's performance with Talib Kweli in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Earl Sweatshirt Comes Home, Releases New Song, Gets 50,000 Twitter Followers

    Home at last.​As first reported by LA Weekly, the youthful new-west hip hop collective known as Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All (AKA Odd Future or OFWGKTA for short, and OFWGKTADGAFLLBBLSBFBN for long) is finally seeing the triumphant return of (arguably) its most talented member. Earl Swea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    B.o.B. Prefers Spaceships to Blunts and Talks Tyler, the Creator. But...

    Diana BenantiB.o.B. on the dais with Hot 104.1's Staci Static.​As promised: We waited around the Loft last night for Bobby Ray, better known to the Top 40 audience as rapper and earworm manufacturer B.o.B. He's known for the atrociously catchy "Airplanes," ("Can we pretend that airplanes in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Pancho Rucker On The Good And Bad Of St. Louis Hip-Hop: Listen To Kurt Cobain Music

    Pancho Rucker​Pancho Rucker has been here before. His new album, Kurt Cobain Music, follows a long string of releases: From The Dirt To The Throne, FUQ, I'm Better Than You On Ur Sh*t Volumes 1 and 2, The Kim Jong Il Mixtape, F*ck The Radio, and No Bullsh*t Allowed. The St. Louis native has le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Kreayshawn And Neon Indian At The Blue Note, 10/26/11: Review And Photos

    Diana BenantiKreayshawn​Kreayshawn | Neon Indian The Blue Note October 26, 2011 Better Than: Actually being a minor again. By now the myth of the Kreayshawn is as huge as the chasm between her sound and aesthetic and that of her current mini-tour mate Neon Indian. Still though, this was a N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    Rebecca Black, Kreayshawn and Tyler the Creator: Hype Hounds from Hell

    Michele Crowe/MTV​Behold the three biggest page-view generators of 2011: Tyler the Creator, Rebecca Black, and Kreayshawn. This trio has come to represent the holy trinity of overhype -- with each one famous for dubious reasons, or at the very least, more famous for the wrong things than the r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    Prince Ea's Video For "Backwards Rappers" Turns a Gimmick Into a Symbol And Goes Viral

    Image via​In this YouTube clip, titled, "Prince Ea Says He Has The BEST Video of 2011!!!!!!," you can find the innovative local rapper talking about his new music video, an admittedly and admirably innovative video that finds him taking a gimmick, making it work and simultaneously making a sta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    Pitchfork 2011: Odd Future, HEALTH and Other Highlights from Day Three

    Tyler, the Creator.​Pitchfork: The Final Frontier. The final, sold-out day of Pitchfork had two acts I was dying to see -- unfortunately, both of those were practically at the same time -- Odd Future at 3:20 and Shabazz Palaces at 3:45. I had to see the tall tale that is Odd Future for myself, ... More >>

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    June 30, 2011

    Five Places We Wish Earl Sweatshirt Was

    Image via ​At this point, the story of Odd Future rapper Earl Sweatshirt's disappearance seems to have lasted almost as long as his early career. The 17-year-old is known almost as much for his brash, aggressive and strictly NSFW lyrics as he is for the fact that almost no one knows exactly wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    Rihanna Is a Badass, Not a Bad Egg

    Image via​First, let's cover the obvious: Rihanna is a badass. Since hitting the scene in 2005, the reggae-revival ingenue has reinvented her own sound and the implications of modern pop almost as many times as she has reinvented her hairstyle (approximately 1 gazillion). The 19-year-old who s ... More >>

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