Odd Future Records

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Odd Future Records
Parent company Sony Music Entertainment
Founded 2011; 5 years ago
Founder Tyler, The Creator
Distributor(s) RED Distribution
Genre
Country of origin United States
Location Los Angeles, California
Official website oddfuture.com

Odd Future Records is an American independent record label founded by rapper and producer Tyler, The Creator of Odd Future in 2011.

History[edit]

Odd Future Records was founded by Tyler the Creator in 2011 as a means to release material from the Odd Future collective. Despite this, members Earl Sweatshirt and Frank Ocean did not sign. Pyramid Vritra also did not sign, however his collaborative project with Matt Martians, The Jet Age of Tomorrow, did. Hardcore punk band Trash Talk signed in 2012. Trash Talk were the first act to sign to Odd Future who were not involved in the initial collective. In 2015, Syd tha Kyd and Matt Martians' collaborative project, The Internet, expanded to include several members also not part of the original collective.

2011: Purple Naked Ladies[edit]

On December 20, 2011, The Internet's debut studio album, Purple Naked Ladies, was released.

2012: The OF Tape Vol. 2, Numbers & 119[edit]

On March 20, 2012, Odd Future's debut studio album, The OF Tape Vol. 2, was released. On October 9, 2012, MellowHype's second and final studio album, Numbers, and Trash Talk's fourth studio album, 119, were released.

2013: Wolf, Feel Good & MellowHigh[edit]

On April 2, 2013, Tyler, The Creator's second studio album, Wolf, was released. On September 20, 2013, The Internet's third studio album, Feel Good, was released. On October 31, 2013, MellowHigh's debut studio album, MellowHigh, was released.

2014: No Peace[edit]

On May 27, 2014, Trash Talk's fifth studio album, No Peace, was released.

2015: Cherry Bomb & Ego Death[edit]

On April 13, 2015, Tyler, The Creator's fourth studio album, Cherry Bomb, was released. On June 30, 2015, The Internet's third studio album, Ego Death, was released.

2016: Genesis[edit]

On March 24, 2016, Domo Genesis's debut studio album, Genesis, was released.

Artists[edit]

Current acts[edit]

Act Year signed Albums under Odd Future Description
Tyler, The Creator 2011 2 Rapper-singer-producer from Los Angeles, California. He founded the label in 2011.
Hodgy Beats 2011 0 Rapper-producer from Los Angeles, California.
Domo Genesis 2011 1 Rapper from Los Angeles, California.
Mike G 2011 0 Rapper from Los Angeles, California.
Left Brain 2011 0 Producer-rapper from Los Angeles, California.
Matt Martians 2011 0 Producer-singer from Los Angeles, California.
Odd Future 2011 1 Hip hop collective from Los Angeles, California. Consists of various rappers, singers, producers, and DJs.
The Internet 2011 3 R&B band from Los Angeles, California. Consists of Syd tha Kyd and Matt Martians.
The Jet Age of Tomorrow 2011 0 Producing/singing/rapping duo from Los Angeles, California. Consists of Matt Martians and Pyramid Vritra.
Trash Talk 2012 2 Hardcore punk band from Sacramento, California. Consists of Lee Spielman, Spencer Pollard, and Garrett Stevenson.
MellowHigh 2013 1 Hip hop trio from Los Angeles, California. Consists of Hodgy Beats, Domo Genesis, and Left Brain.

Former acts[edit]

Act Years under label Albums under Odd Future Description
MellowHype 2011–2015 1 Hip hop duo from Los Angeles, California. Disbanded in 2015. Consisted of Hodgy Beats and Left Brain.

Current producers[edit]

Discography[edit]

Artist Album Details
The Internet Purple Naked Ladies
  • Released: December 20, 2011
  • Chart position: –
Odd Future The OF Tape Vol. 2
  • Released: March 20, 2012
  • Chart position: 5 U.S.
  • US Sales: 90,000+
MellowHype Numbers
  • Released: October 9, 2012
  • Chart position: 54 U.S.
  • US Sales: 25,000+
Trash Talk 119
  • Released: October 9, 2012
  • Chart position: –
Tyler, The Creator Wolf
  • Released: April 2, 2013
  • Chart position: 3 U.S.
  • US Sales: 180,000+
The Internet Feel Good
  • Released: September 20, 2013
  • Chart position: –
MellowHigh MellowHigh
  • Released: October 31, 2013
  • Chart position: 89 U.S.
Trash Talk No Peace
  • Released: May 27, 2014
  • Chart position: –
Tyler, The Creator Cherry Bomb
  • Released: April 13, 2015
  • Chart position: 4
  • US Sales: 110,000+
The Internet Ego Death
  • Released: June 30, 2015
  • Chart position: 89
Domo Genesis Genesis
  • Released: March 25, 2016
  • Chart position: 110

References[edit]

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