Tyler the Creator interviewed on BBC Radio 1
The most recognizable face from Odd Future, Tyler The Creator stopped by BBC Radio 1 with Zane Lowe to talk about his recent ventures with the emerging rap super group (who have a new TV show on Cartoon Network as well), and their string of sell-out shows.
You can check out the interview, plus a little more, on Zane’s show from last Monday with the BBC iPlayer, here.
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