1. Chart Juice: MGK's 'Lace Up' Debuts at No. 2 on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart

    October 18, 2012 7:06 PM EDT With four debuts in the top 10 this week, the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart is teeming with new music. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "The Heist" debuts straight in at No. 1 with 78,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan, while Cleveland newcomer MGK (short for Machine Gun Kelly)…

  2. Odd Future Announces Tour Dates, New Tyler & MellowHype Albums

    July 18, 2012 1:30 PM EDT Listen to a new MellowHype song, 'La Bonita' Wednesday (July 18) brings a cavalcade of Odd Future news, as the controversial hip-hop troupe has announced new tour dates as well as planned release dates for new albums from MellowHype and (sort of) for Tyler, The Creator. MellowHype,…

  3. Frank Ocean's 10 Best Pre-'Channel Orange' Tracks

    July 11, 2012 12:05 PM EDT When Frank Ocean 's new studio album, "Channel Orange," was released on iTunes late on Monday night (July 9) -- just hours before he made his national TV debut on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" -- the cacophonous noises of opening track "Start" and moody…

  4. Hodgy Beats and Domo Genesis Release New Song, 'Timbs': Listen

    April 17, 2012 4:50 PM EDT Odd Future 's Hodgy Beats and Domo Genesis have collaborated once again, this time under the moniker "MellowHigh" -- not to be confused with Hodgy's other project with Left Brain , "MellowHype." Yesterday (April 16), the duo dropped "Timbs," a short…

  5. Odd Future Announces Album Release Date, Upcoming Tour & More

    January 17, 2012 2:15 PM EST Odd Future today announced that the group's next album, and first for label Odd Future Records (Sony/RED Distribution), will be released March 20. The album, titled "The OF Tape Vol. 2" will feature everyone from the 11-member collective, including Tyler, The Creator, Frank…

  6. Odd Future Gets Adult Swim Television Show

    September 09, 2011 11:05 AM EDT On the heels of Tyler, the Creator 's best new artist win at the MTV Video Music Awards, his Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All (OFWGKTA) is expanding their empire into the world of television. Tyler, The Creator Wins Best New Artist VMA Adult Swim is picking up the group's 15…

  7. Odd Future, Chromeo & More Perform at HARD Summer Music Festival 2011: Watch

    August 08, 2011 6:00 PM EDT This past weekend (August 6), HARD Summer Tour made their fourth stop in Los Angeles, CA. As soon as the sun dived down, acts such as Duck Sauce ( Armand Van Helden and A-Trak ), Chromeo , Odd Future , Ratatat and more hit one of the four stages at Los Angeles State Historic Park. Photos: Odd…

  8. Mellow Hype, "BlackenedWhite"

    July 29, 2011 10:00 AM EDT Hardcore Odd Future fans are likely to have downloaded BlackenedWhite when rapper Hodgy Beats and producer Left Brain (who together form MellowHype) posted it online for free last October. But thanks to the media attention surrounding the early-May release of Tyler, the Creator's Goblin,…

  9. Tyler, The Creator Plays Lovesick Stalker in 'She' Video

    June 06, 2011 11:00 AM EDT T yler, The Creator plays a lovesick teenager in a creepy green mask in the unhinged visual for "She," which premiered on Odd Future 's website on Friday (June 3). The video for the second "Goblin" single opens with Odd Future's R&B crooner Frank Ocean in bed…

  10. Odd Future's MellowHype To Release 'Blackenedwhite' on July 12

    June 01, 2011 6:11 PM EDT O dd Future rappers Hodgy Beats and Left Brain will release "Blackenedwhite," their first album as the duo MellowHype, on July 12 through Fat Possum. The full-length was originally released for free on Odd Future's Tumblr last fall, before the hip-hop collective's cult…

  11. Odd Future's Tyler, The Creator Sets 'Goblin' Release Date

    March 16, 2011 2:20 PM EDT As Odd Future prepares to lay waste to the Billboard Bungalow at SXSW on Saturday night, the L.A. rap group's fearless leader, Tyler, the Creator, has set a May 10 release date for his anticipated sophomore effort, "Goblin." The follow-up to last year's self-released "…

  12. Odd Future: The Billboard Cover Story

    March 11, 2011 10:30 AM EST P art social media carousel. Part hip-hop skate crew. Part weird (offensive?) creative conglomerate -- They post relentlessly to Tumblr, get tweeted about by Kanye, and with no single, perform on "Fallon." Is this the ODD FUTURE of the music biz? Tyler, a skinny 19-year-old with a…

  13. Odd Future Covers Billboard Magazine

    March 10, 2011 6:48 PM EST Billboard.com's The Juice is proud to debut this week's cover of Billboard Magazine, starring L.A. rap collective Odd Future. Read our exclusive interview with Odd Future now, and pick up the magazine's special SXSW 2011 Preview issue, also on newsstands today. Odd Future: The…

  14. Odd Future's MellowHype Signs Record Deal with Fat Possum

    March 01, 2011 7:07 PM EST MellowHype, the rap duo of Hodgy Beats and Left Brain that also belong to Odd Future, have signed a one-off deal with Fat Possum for the physical release of the previously issued "Blackenedwhite." The album, which was originally released for free on Odd Future's website on…