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  1. New Zealand Bans Odd Future

    February 13, 2014 10:21 AM EST New Zealand immigration authorities Thursday banned Los Angeles rappers Odd Future from entering the country after deciding they pose a threat to public order. The group was due to play an open-air concert with headline act Eminem on Saturday in A ...

  2. Russell Simmons Announces Launch of All Def Digital YouTube Channel

    August 14, 2013 3:54 PM EDT Def Jam co-founder and music mogul Russell Simmons has announced the launch of a new YouTube channel, All Def Digital, a collaboration between Rush Digital Media, Simmons' media company, and Dreamworks Animation subsidiary Awesomeness TV ...

  3. Odd Future Announce Second Annual Carnival

    August 12, 2013 10:44 AM EDT Hip-hop collective Odd Future has announced that their second annual OFWGKTA Carnival will take place on November 9th at the Park at the Coliseum in Los Angeles, reports Rolling Stone . Members Tyler, the Creator and Frank Ocean will headline, w ...

  4. Earl Sweatshirt Launching Columbia Imprint, Plots Future Albums

    May 02, 2012 7:25 PM EDT Earl Sweatshirt is coming back with a bang. After spending time at the Coral Reef Academy in Samoa as his music was going viral back home, the Odd Future collective member has signed a label deal and has several projects planned. According to the ...

  5. Odd Future, Wiz Khalifa and Mariah Carey Stir Buzz on Social 50 Chart

    March 08, 2012 8:47 PM EST Odd Future makes its Billboard Social 50 debut at No. 30 this week, as the act has been especially active on social networks lately. The 12 members of Los Angeles-based hip-hop collective OFWGKTA (Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All) are well known ...

  6. Odd Future's New Adult Swim TV Show 'Loiter Squad' Releases Trailer (Watch)

    February 28, 2012 6:00 AM EST Things never seem to stop for Odd Future. After several teasers, and much anticipation, the rap collective has released the full-length trailer for their Adult Swim show, "Loiter Squad." Check it out above. Odd Future Gets Television Sho ...

  7. Odd Future Announce Album Release Date, Upcoming Tour Featuring Pop Up Retail Stores In Each City

    January 17, 2012 12:49 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 colle ...

  8. Urban Power Cities: Los Angeles

    January 03, 2012 5:21 PM EST Tyler, The Creator of Odd Future performs at Hollywood Palladium on September 29, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic) After nearly a decade of relative quiet (following a dominant and era-defining run in the '90s ...

  9. Tyler, The Creator Arrested in Los Angeles on Suspicion of Vandalism

    December 23, 2011 10:30 AM EST Update: The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has told Billboard.com that Tyler is no longer in custody. The rapper was released on a $20,000 bond. Controversial rapper Tyler, The Creator was arrested on suspicion of vandalism in his na ...

  10. Why Odd Future's Frank Ocean Doesn't Want Kanye West on His Album

    November 16, 2011 4:40 PM EST Odd Future's resident crooner Frank Ocean recently confessed that he declined the opportunity to work with Kanye West on his new, heretofore-untitled LP. In a BBC interview, Ocean, who is featured on "Watch the Throne" tracks " ...

  11. Odd Future Gets Television Show

    September 09, 2011 7:51 AM EDT Odd Future Get Television Show 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. Adult Swim is pick ...

  12. Odd Future May Sign Deal with Sony's RED Distribution

    April 26, 2011 1:32 PM EDT Its one of the most wanted bands by hip-hop aficionados and label execs. Record labels have kept a close eye on Odd Future since the 11 member rap collective began posting full-lengths on its Tumblr early last year. Odd Future: The Billboard Cover ...

  13. Odd Future Cuts Set Short At Billboard SXSW Showcase

    March 20, 2011 12:20 PM EDT It's been one long, thrilling and occasionally bumpy trip to SXSW for Odd Future, and the L.A. rap group's gig at Billboard's Saturday night (Mar. 19) showcase was no different. Check out all of our South by Southwest coverage here. ...

  14. SXSW: 10 Things Seen And Overheard Wednesday

    March 17, 2011 12:25 PM EDT Whether you enjoy Raphael Saadiq's killer sets or Mischa Barton spottings, there was a ton of fun, wacky experiences to soak in yesterday (Mar. 17) at the 2011 SXSW festival. Check out 10 things that caught our attention in Austin yesterday, ...

  15. Odd Future Sign Record Deals, Make (NSFW) Video Mocking Record Deals

    March 01, 2011 10:52 PM EST Rising L.A. rap collective Odd Future poke fun at their unhinged reputation and tear apart a record executive's office in "Odd Future Gets Signed," a new comedy video from Funny Or Die (below). The new clip comes as group leader Tyl ...