Tyler Gregory Okonma (born March 6, 1991), better known by his stage name Tyler, The Creator, is an American rapper and record producer from California. Born in Ladera Heights, he rose to prominence as the leader and co-founder of the alternative hip hop collective Odd Future, and has rapped on and produced songs for nearly every Odd Future release. Okonma also creates all the artwork for the group's releases and said in an interview with radio presenter DJ Semtex, that he designs all the group's clothing and other merchandise as well. After releasing his debut album Goblin under XL Recordings, in April 2011, he signed a joint venture deal for him and his label Odd Future Records, with RED Distribution and Sony Music Entertainment. Following that he released his second studio album Wolf, which was met with generally positive reviews and debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200 selling 90,000 copies in its first week.
- Clips (5)Latest ClipTyler the Creator chats to Westwood
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- Tyler the Creator chats to Westwoodhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0178hmt.jpg2013-04-04T16:58:00ZWestwood catches up with Tyler the Creator about his latest visit to the UK.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/f6beac20-5dfe-4d1f-ae02-0b0a740aafd6?clipfocus=p0178hp1Selected ClipSelected ClipAudio 5 mins
Tyler the Creator chats to Westwood
- Tyler talks Carnival with Toddlahttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02cl7mw.jpg2012-10-12T01:00:00ZJoin Toddla T for a chat with Carnival creator Tyler.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/f6beac20-5dfe-4d1f-ae02-0b0a740aafd6?clipfocus=p00zshg2Selected ClipSelected ClipAudio 3 mins
Tyler talks Carnival with Toddla
- Tyler the Creator - Interview with Zane Lowehttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02cg71x.jpg2012-04-02T23:00:06ZTyler the Creator chats to Zane about his latest musical projects.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/f6beac20-5dfe-4d1f-ae02-0b0a740aafd6?clipfocus=p00qw59kSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 9 mins
Tyler the Creator - Interview with Zane Lowe
- Tyler At Lunch With Semtexhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02c9r1x.jpg2011-07-18T23:00:23ZSemtex catches up with Tyler the Creator. Tyler tells us who his favourite member of Destiny's Child is, talks openly about his outspoken lyrics and about being a big fan of Pharrell Williams.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/f6beac20-5dfe-4d1f-ae02-0b0a740aafd6?clipfocus=p00j8n35Selected ClipSelected ClipAudio 26 mins
Tyler At Lunch With Semtex
- Westwood - Odd Future in the building!!!http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02c9695.jpg2011-05-22T23:00:00ZWestwood catches up with Tyler the Creator and Odd Future.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/f6beac20-5dfe-4d1f-ae02-0b0a740aafd6?clipfocus=p00h3x4nSelected ClipSelected ClipVideo 9 mins
Westwood - Odd Future in the building!!!
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