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The 50 Best Hip-Hop Debut Albums Since ‘Reasonable Doubt’

In honor of the recent 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s debut album, Reasonable Doubt, we’re publishing a series of pieces looking at the rapper’s singular…
SPIN Staff / July 1, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: The Avalanches, Portishead, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from resurfaced Australian dance heads, Southern guitar-slingers, and more.
SPIN Staff / June 24, 2016

Tyler, the Creator Says Zayn Malik ‘Flaked on Studio Sessions Twice,’ Releases ‘Pillowtalk’ Remix

The ever-unpredictable creative Tyler, the Creator revealed on Twitter that this spring, he'd planned to record with Zayn Malik. He also explained why that didn't pan out.
Brian Josephs / June 21, 2016

Afropunk Festival 2016 Lineup: Ice Cube, TV on the Radio, Tyler, the Creator, and More

The lineup for the 2016 Afropunk Festival is out, and Ice Cube, TV on the Radio, and Tyler, the Creator are set to take the…
James Grebey / April 19, 2016

Tyler, the Creator Gives Donald Trump a Hitler Mustache

Add Tyler, the Creator to the lengthy list of musicians who strongly dislike Republican presidential frontrunner and repeat bankruptcy filler Donald J. Trump. The rapper…
James Grebey / April 11, 2016

A$AP Rocky and Tyler, the Creator Share New Joint Freestyle

Tyler, the Creator has followed up his take on Kanye West's "Freestyle 4" (his version is called "What the F**k Right Now") with a new freestyle, accompanied…
Harley Brown / March 16, 2016

The Internet Hold a Slow-Motion Dance Party in ‘Special Affair/Curse’ Video

The Internet holds the chillest house parties, according to the video for Ego Death cuts "Special Affair" and "Palace/Curse," here spliced together as "Special Affair/Curse." Starting off…
Harley Brown / March 7, 2016

Watch Tyler, the Creator Dance All Over the Video for His Remix of Kanye West’s ‘Freestyle 4′

As teased in a video from A$AP Rocky's Snapchat on Tuesday night, Tyler, the Creator has shared his remix of Kanye West's The Life of Pablo track "Freestyle 4," retitled…
Anna Gaca / March 3, 2016

Tyler, the Creator Says ‘Fuck It,’ Drops New Track

Tyler, the Creator recorded a new song two weeks ago but couldn't think of a name for it, as he explained on Twitter. So the…
James Grebey / October 12, 2015

Watch Tyler, the Creator’s Wildly Imaginative New ‘BUFFALO’ Video

Hoping to catch Tyler, the Creator at this weekend's Afropunk Festival in Atlanta? You're out of luck, since the event was just canceled…
Brennan Carley / October 1, 2015

Tyler, the Creator Has a New Animated Show About a Family of Jellyfish

The ever-diversifying Tyler, the Creator has announced a curious new venture through his Golf Media app today. As Pitchfork points out, the sometimes-TV star shared…
Colin Joyce / September 30, 2015

Watch Tyler, the Creator and Danny Brown Play ‘Grand Theft Auto Online’ Together

Tyler, the Creator and Danny Brown are on tour together, but right now they're taking a break to play Grand Theft Auto Online together with Rockstar Games…
James Grebey / September 22, 2015

Tyler, the Creator’s Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival Lineup: Snoop Dogg, A$AP Rocky, Danny Brown, More

Tyler, the Creator's Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival will return to L.A. Coliseum on November 14, and, along with food trucks and skateboard demos, it'll feature…
Rachel Brodsky / September 11, 2015

Tyler, the Creator Reviewed the Death Grips’ Debut Album in His New Print Magazine

Tyler, the Creator, having apparently missed the memo that print is dead, started up a new print magazine, Golf. In the inaugural issue, the rapper included a…
James Grebey / September 10, 2015

Tyler, the Creator Tells the ‘Guardian’ of U.K. Ban, ‘The World Is Scared of Everything’

Recently, Tyler, the Creator was banned from entering Australia, New Zealand, and the U.K. on his world tour this summer on the basis of lyrics…
Harley Brown / September 1, 2015

A$AP Rocky Showers Tyler, the Creator With Praise Ahead of Joint Tour

Update: The U.K. Home Office has issued a statement regarding Tyler, the Creator's case. Read it below via the Quietus: Coming to the UK…
James Grebey / August 24, 2015

Tyler, the Creator Cancels Australian Tour Due to Complaints From Feminist Group

It has been confirmed that rabble-rousing (former?) Odd Future leader Tyler, the Creator is in fact canceling his tour dates in Australia amidst his own…
Dan Weiss / August 10, 2015

A$AP Rocky, Tyler, the Creator, Vince Staples, and Danny Brown Announce North American Tour

Update: Rocky and Tyler have shared a goofy promo video for the tour. Watch that below. Well here's the rap tour of the…
Colin Joyce / August 4, 2015

Lollapalooza 2015: The Best (and Worst) Things We Saw On Saturday

Lollapalooza Day Two has wrapped, but the immense crowds have grown, well, immensely more crowded. Saturday brought a bevy of fine performances from Tyler, the Creator, Tame Impala, Metallica, and more.
SPIN Staff / August 2, 2015

Tyler, the Creator Plays Cat in the Hat on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Tyler, the Creator got a little whimsical on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night. The rapper stopped by the late night show to perform "Smuckers," "Pilot," and the…
James Grebey / July 30, 2015
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