This is A-Trak. He's holding a microphone here, but he doesn't rap.
He's a super-talented turntablist who now mostly makes dance music:
He is not a member of Odd Future Wolf Gang. He rolls with a Duck Posse instead:
He might know L.A. MC Earl Sweatshirt, but spends more time with guys like Diplo:
He uses funny avatar names on Twitter sometimes, and has opinions about things:
perpetuating black stereotypes to the same demographic of white girls who hide their prejudice by proclaiming their love of the culture— EARL (@earlxsweat) August 19, 2014
And so, thanks to The Daily Mail, the second-biggest newspaper in the U.K., this happened: