Could this be what Look of Love looks like in the age of the innanets. Tyler the Creator goes extra stalker. Frank Ocean goes extra gangster. Another fine day and another quality joint from The Wolf Gang right after the jump. [Read more...]
Just confirmed Def Jam will be officially releasing Frank Ocean OFWGKTAs Nostalgia: Ultra. We're not sure if that's the album that had him sitting on a shelf for over a year, but it really doesn't matter. Just like the rest of the Wolf Gang, Kid Ocean kicked in the door and made a point. The industry should be listening for a good while. [Read more...]
You know we couldn’t let the weekend sneak up without a little Wolf Gang Tom-Foolery! With half of the innanets still throwing salt on some young brothas coming, another band of young brothas decided to call on the streets of NYC for some really unadulterated and unbiased reviews of… [Read more...]
The Wolfgang: L to R Mike G., Tyler the Creator, Frank Ocean, Syd the Kid, Left Brain, Domo Genesis and Hodgy Beats. Current manager: former Interscope executive David Airaudi (not pictured). (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
Or something to that effect. Whatever the deal is we’re almost positive their creative freedom is intact. Or is it. Have we reached a point in the game where the labels will just sit back and the artist do their thing, since what they’ve been doing has been failing?
Direct from the Wolf Gang Publicist: “Odd Future Sign Themselves”
“LA artist collective OFWGKTA continue down a non-traditional path creating their own recorded music label ‘Odd Future Records’. Tyler, Hodgy, Leftbrain, Domo, Mike, Syd and crew will partner with Sony’s RED Distribution arm to release music-based content consistent with their vision.”
In a statement released to Rap Radar, OFWGKTA manager Chris Clancy said, “They will have 100% creative control of all aspects of their music, art, and release schedule with no 3rd party participation in outside business…RED and Sony know that it’s in everyone’s best interest to maintain the group’s authenticity and control. They built it, they deserve it. There’s no cheesy hooks or fluorescent liquor product placements in the works.. It’s about to be fun.. and different…”