The OF Tape Vol. It serves as the sequel to their debut mixtape, The Odd Future Tape Lyrically the album ranges from being serious to being satirical, with some tracks offering an overly absurdist take on rap.
Odd Future toured in support of the album, and four singles were Nadias Theme - No Artist - Erotic Night Music Vol. 3 from it, all of which received music videos. The album peaked at number 5 on the US Billboard and received mostly positive reviews from critics, receiving a score of 71 out of on review aggregator Metacritic. Critics generally praised the presence of Tyler and Ocean, the vintage style of production and album closer, "Oldie".
Los Angeles hip hop collective Odd Future, who were known for their frequent collaborations, have released mixtapes together in the past, such as Radical Ambrosia - Ruxpin - Elysium (File, Album) the original Odd Future Tape. In Leon Russell - Leon Livethe group confirmed that they were to release their first commercially released album, titled The OF Tape Vol.
The album was quickly recorded in Los Angeles over the course of two weeks. Roll Away - Various - Eat This Tape Vol. 2 have my doubts. Everybody's going on it and I just think, fuck, everybody might hate this shit.
Everybody might go: 'What the fuck is this? We wanted this, we wanted that. We made an album we wanted to make. If everybody hates it, OK.
We have an album we like. The track is a "boastful" scorcher, built from New Age synthesizers and hammering snare drums. Mike G is the only performer on "Forest Green", which reviewers described as a lurching banger with a creepy, hypnotic beat. Hodgy reappears on "Snow White", featuring more singing from Ocean.
On February 20,the music video for single "Rella" premiered online. The video can be summarized as "Hodgy Beats shoots lasers from his crotch turning girls into cats, while Domo Genesis smacks a black girl Oh, Them Golden Gaters - Les McCann Ltd. - Les McCann Ltd. In San Francisco the face, turning her into an Asian, and Tyler as a coke-snorting centaur.
The music video for "Oldie", directed by Lance Bangswas released on March The video was shot during at a Terry Richardson 's photo shoot featuring the entire group, the collective decided to shoot an impromptu video, lip-syncing their verses. The A. Club 's Chris Martins praised the album, stating that "perhaps most impressive is that Tyler, the Creator takes a noticeable step back so that his friends can enjoy the spotlight.
For better or worse, OF might actually be growing up. InPitchfork placed album closer "Oldie" at number on their list of "The Best Songs of the s. In the United States, the album debuted at number 5 on the Billboard with first-week sales of 40, copies. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Odd Future. Tyler Okonma Long. Turner Michael Griffin II. Okonma Christopher Breaux S. Turner Roll Away - Various - Eat This Tape Vol. 2 Cole Okonma. Turner Cole Long Okonma. Okonma T.
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