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Tyler, the Creator

Tyler, the Creator


Famous as :

Rapper, producer

Birth Name :

Tyler Gregory Okonma

Birth Date :

March 06, 1991

Birth Place :

Los Angeles, California, USA

Claim to fame :

Album "Goblin" (2011)


Tyler, the Creator was born Tyler Okonma on March 6, 1991. His love of music began at the tender age of 7 when he would create imaginary albums complete with the tracklist. He formed and fronted a rap group calling themselves Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All. The group released their first album in 2008 but Tyler was head on to craft his own album.

In late 2009, he released his debut album under the title "Bastard". Led by the title track and "French", it was placed 32nd on Pitchfork Media's list of the Top Albums of 2010 and the second single was ranked 61st on Pitchfork Media's list of the Top 100 Tracks of 2010. although his solo career seemed to be on the track, Tyler put up with his group, going on tours and promoting the group's second album.

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Chris Brown and Tyler, the Creator Want to Collaborate With Zayn Malik

August 10, 2015 09:58:56 GMT

As prepares to launch his solo career, some big names in the industry have expressed desire to work with him. One of those interested in collaborating with the former singer is who's now his labelmate at RCA Records.

Tyler, the Creator Banned From Australia After War Against Feminist Group

July 28, 2015 06:42:32 GMT

A string of 's shows in Australia may end up being canceled due to the rapper being banned from the country. He announced the ban himself in some tweets he posted on Monday, July 27.

Tyler, the Creator Tells Kendall Jenner 'F**k You' at Coachella

April 13, 2015 04:35:45 GMT

was apparently dissed by at California music festival Coachella on Saturday, April 11. The 19-year-old model who was standing in VIP section with her friends was told "f**k you" by the rapper mid-performance.

Tyler, the Creator Announces New Album 'Cherry Bomb', Debuts 'F**king Young' Video

April 10, 2015 06:23:34 GMT

Another member is releasing a solo album. After earlier this week announced that his next project which may or may not be titled "Boys Don't Cry" was set for July, the rap collective's leader revealed on Wednesday, April 8 that his third studio effort was only less than a week away.

Tyler, the Creator Calls Eminem's 'Shady XV' Album an 'Ass'

December 01, 2014 00:04:02 GMT

would not hesitate to criticize his idol . The Odd Future rapper blasted Slim Shady's latest album "Shady XV", calling it "f***ing ASS."

Video: Tyler, the Creator Cries as Pharrell Has a N.E.R.D. Reunion at Odd Future's Carnival

November 10, 2014 05:01:34 GMT

had a reunion during 's Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival over the weekend. For the first time in years, Chad Hugo and Shay Haley joined for a live performance onstage during the latter's headlining set.

Tyler, the Creator: Getting That Free U2 Album Is Like 'Waking Up With Herpes'

September 15, 2014 04:07:44 GMT

is one of those iTunes users who found 's "" automatically appearing on their iPhones annoying. The leader of vented his frustration about the Irish rockers' free album and Apple's invasive marketing strategy in a string of Twitter posts he sent out over the weekend.

Tyler, the Creator Back Onstage Hours After Released From Jail

March 17, 2014 02:54:20 GMT

is already back at work following his recent run-in with the law. The rapper, whose name is Tyler Gregory Okonma, played a sold-out show at the House of Blues in Dallas just hours after released from jail.

Tyler, the Creator Arrested in Texas After SXSW Festival

March 16, 2014 15:49:09 GMT

was handcuffed at a Texas airport and taken to jail. The rapper was arrested on Saturday, March 15 for starting a riot at the South by Southwest music festival.

Tyler, the Creator Trashes YouTube Music Awards

October 24, 2013 06:01:24 GMT

is not pleased with the full nomination list of the first ever YouTube Music Awards. The rapper has taken to his Twitter to blast the new awards show, claiming that the awards are focusing too much on what he calls "teeny bopper pop s**t."

Tyler, the Creator Considers Retiring From Rap

July 31, 2013 04:25:22 GMT

is just 22 years old, but he has already planned a retirement. In a recent interview with Italian music site Ptwschool.com, Tyler revealed that he wanted to invest his money in various ventures so he could quit rapping three years from now.

Tyler, the Creator May Lose Australian Visa After Onstage Rant

June 11, 2013 03:08:00 GMT

Rapper and record producer may stand to lose his Australian visa following an onstage tirade he unleashed towards feminist campaigner Talitha Stone. The leader and co-founder directed a series of offensive, sexually-charged messages towards his critic during his show Thursday night, June 6 at Newton's Enmore Theatre.

Tyler, the Creator: 'That Was Me, Don't Blame' Justin Bieber for Reckless Driving

June 03, 2013 06:36:23 GMT

publicly admitted that he was the one who drove around Calabasas in 's white Ferrari at dangerous speed. "That was me behind the wheel of Justin's vehicle. Don't blame him. People are actually evil swearing up and down that it was who it wasnt," the rapper tweeted on Sunday, May 2.

New 'True Blood' Season 6 Trailer: Governor Burrell Declares War on Vampires

May 24, 2013 03:09:09 GMT

Governor Truman Burrell declares a war in a new promo video for "" season 6. The new character gets the spotlight in the trailer as he delivers his speech, the footage of which is mixed with scenes teasing the hunt for and torture on vampires.

'S.W.A.T' Actor Steve Forrest Dies at 87

May 24, 2013 03:00:06 GMT

Actor Steve Forrest, who took the main role on 1970s TV series "S.W.A.T", died peacefully in his Thousand Oaks, California home on Sunday, May 18, at the age of 87. His wife announced the passing on Thursday, May 23. Reuters reported that the cause of death was not given.

Eminem to Headline Three Shows in Europe With Kendrick Lamar and Tyler, the Creator

May 24, 2013 02:55:32 GMT

Grammy Award-winning rapper is slowly making his presence felt again and he'll surely give today's young guns of rap a run for their money. After he headlines this year's Pukkelpop Festival in Belgium on August 15-17 alongside rock band , the 40-year-old rap superstar will play three shows in Europe alongside a support cast led by .

Tyler, the Creator Explains Mountain Dew Ad Controversy

May 03, 2013 06:08:49 GMT

, the man behind the production of PepsiCo's Mountain Dew commercial, spoke to Billboard following the controversy surrounding the ad. In the interview conducted on Thursday, May 2 along with 's manager Christian Clancy, Tyler claimed that he did not mean to portray black men in negative way.

PepsiCo Takes Down Offensive Mountain Dew Ad

May 02, 2013 04:36:44 GMT

PepsiCo has pulled video advertisement of Mountain Dew which received backlash because of its negative racial portrayal and violence toward women. The ad, which was made by rapper , shows an injured white woman on crutches being urged to identify a suspect. There are five black men standing in line, waiting to be identified. A talking goat is also included among the suspects.

Miley Cyrus' New Album to Feature Tyler, The Creator

January 29, 2013 02:05:23 GMT

In a new interview, reveals that her new album, her fourth one due to be released this year, will feature a contribution from rapper and record producer . The alternative hip-hop collective leader and co-founder will guest on a track written by Cyrus with Grammy Award-winning R'n'B/hip-hop diva .

10 Hottest New Music Acts of 2011

December 24, 2011 06:05:58 GMT

What would a year in music industry be if there weren't any new acts adding sprinkle to the competition? Sure, the battle among the already-established artists would be interesting enough for music fans and critics alike to sit and watch since it gets tougher every year, but the addition of the newbies would undoubtedly make the game even more dynamics than it has already had. In honor of those budding artists, AceShowbiz compile 10 out of the many based on their achievements in the past twelve months.

Tyler, the Creator Arrested in Front of Mom for Vandalism

December 23, 2011 17:44:39 GMT

For vandalizing a venue's property, was arrested on Thursday, December 22 night, right in front of his mother. The rapper was accused of trashing equipment belonging to Roxy Theater in West Hollywood in which he was performing.

Video Premiere: Pusha T's 'Trouble on My Mind' Ft. Tyler, The Creator

July 21, 2011 09:00:05 GMT

recently premiered a music video for his single "Trouble on My Mind" which features . Presented by Red Bull, it features the duo wearing mask while driving around the town and wreaking havoc in their every step of the way.

Video Premiere: Tyler, the Creator's 'She' Ft. Frank Ocean

June 04, 2011 05:22:50 GMT

, the ringleader, has dropped a music video in support of his latest single "She". The clip directed by Wolf Haley and filmed in Los Angeles revolves around a "Goblin" who stalks a girl. Instead of taking the creepy theme like those thriller movies, it's twisted into a hilarious video.

Artist of the Week: Tyler, the Creator

May 30, 2011 06:05:43 GMT

A ringleader of Hip-Hop group , broke the chart with his second studio album "". He and his Wolf Gang friends received a lot of attention from media outlets when they released "Yonkers" as the second offering of his new album.

Tyler, the Creator Launches Rant at Police After Arrest

May 12, 2011 03:19:07 GMT

star aimed a vicious online rant at police after he was detained in California on Tuesday, May 10 for allegedly disturbing the peace. Hundreds of fans gathered in Westchester, Los Angeles after the rapper announced he would be there handing out passes for an upcoming concert.

Bruno Mars Makes Light Tyler's Threat to Stab Him

May 11, 2011 05:06:30 GMT

is taking rapper 's threat to stab him lightly, insisting the Odd Future star has to "wait in line". Tyler tried to spark a feud with the "Grenade" hitmaker in a recent interview by stating he wanted to "stab Bruno Mars in his goddamn esophagus" - but Mars isn't biting.

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