Tyler, the Creator

Hip hop music, Musical Artist

1991 –

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Who is Tyler, the Creator?

Tyler Gregory Okonma, better known by his stage name Tyler, The Creator, is an American rapper and record producer from California. Born in Ladera Heights, he rose to prominence as the leader and co-founder of the alternative hip hop collective Odd Future, and has rapped on and produced songs for nearly every Odd Future release. Okonma also creates all the artwork for the group's releases and said in an interview with DJ Semtex, that he designs all the group's clothing and other merchandise as well. After releasing his debut album Goblin under XL Recordings, in April 2011, he signed a joint venture deal for him and his label Odd Future Records, with RED Distribution and Sony Music Entertainment. Following that he released his second studio album Wolf, which was met with generally positive reviews and debuted at number three on the Billboard 200 selling 90,000 copies in its first week.

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Born
Mar 6, 1991
Ladera Heights
Also known as
  • Earl
  • Tyler the Creator
  • Tyler Gregory Okonma
  • Tyler Okonma
  • Wolf Haley
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession

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on July 23, 2013

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