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Newspaper Mistakenly Identifies A-Trak as ‘Flan Emoji,’ of Odd Future

Taylor Swift backlash generates another 'The Daily Mail' win for accuracy

picture-18276-1372868632By: Chris Martins // August 20, 2014

This is A-Trak. He’s holding a microphone here, but he doesn’t rap.

A-Trak Flan Emoji Taylor Swift Odd Future Video Daily Mail

He’s a super-talented turntablist who now mostly makes dance music:

A-Trak Flan Emoji Taylor Swift Odd Future Video Daily Mail

He is not a member of Odd Future Wolf Gang. He rolls with a Duck Posse instead:

A-Trak Flan Emoji Taylor Swift Odd Future Video Daily Mail

He might know L.A. MC Earl Sweatshirt, but spends more time with guys like Diplo:

A-Trak Flan Emoji Taylor Swift Odd Future Video Daily Mail

He uses funny avatar names on Twitter sometimes, and has opinions about things:

A-Trak Flan Emoji Taylor Swift Odd Future Video Daily Mail

Earl Sweatshirt, of Odd Future, also had some thoughts on Swift’s “Shake It Off” video.

And so, thanks to The Daily Mail, the second-biggest newspaper in the U.K., this happened:

A-Trak Flan Emoji Taylor Swift Odd Future Video Daily Mail

To quote Pigeons and Planes, R.I.P. fact-checking. But at least there’s this.