Odd Future Records

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Odd Future Records
Odd Future logo.png
Parent companySony Music Entertainment
Founded2011; 11 years ago (2011)
FounderTyler, the Creator
Defunct2016; 6 years ago (2016)
StatusDefunct
Distributor(s)Columbia Records
GenreVarious
Country of originUnited States
LocationLos Angeles, California
Official websiteoddfuture.com

Odd Future Records was an American record label founded by rapper and producer Tyler, the Creator of Odd Future in 2011. It operated as a division of Sony Music Entertainment.[1]

History[edit]

Odd Future Records was founded by Tyler, the Creator in 2011 as a means to release material from the Odd Future collective.[2][3] Despite this, members Earl Sweatshirt and Frank Ocean did not sign.[4] Hardcore punk band Trash Talk signed in 2012.[5][6]

Former artists[edit]

Act Years
on the label
Releases
under the label
Tyler, the Creator 2011–2016 2
Hodgy 3
Domo Genesis 2
Mike G 2
The Internet 3
MellowHype 1
MellowHigh 1
The Jet Age of Tomorrow 1
Trash Talk 2012–2016 2

Discography[edit]

Artist Album Details
Odd Future 12 Odd Future Songs
  • Released: October 3, 2011[7]
Mike G The Award Tour EP
  • Released: November 28, 2011[8]
The Internet Purple Naked Ladies
  • Released: December 20, 2011[9]
Hodgy Untitled
  • Released: February 24, 2012[10]
Odd Future The OF Tape Vol. 2
  • Released: March 20, 2012[11]
Domo Genesis No Idols
  • Released: August 1, 2012[12]
MellowHype Numbers
  • Released: October 9, 2012[13]
Trash Talk 119
(released with Trash Talk Collective)
  • Released: October 9, 2012[14]
Tyler, the Creator Wolf
  • Released: April 2, 2013[15]
The Jet Age of Tomorrow JellyFish Mentality
  • Released: May 24, 2013[16]
Hodgy Untitled 2
  • Released: June 1, 2013[17]
The Internet Feel Good
  • Released: September 24, 2013[18]
MellowHigh MellowHigh
  • Released: October 31, 2013[19]
Trash Talk No Peace
(released with Trash Talk Collective)
  • Released: May 27, 2014[20]
Mike G Award Tour II
  • Released: January 26, 2015[21]
Tyler, the Creator Cherry Bomb
  • Released: April 13, 2015[22]
The Internet Ego Death
  • Released: June 26, 2015[23]
Domo Genesis Genesis
  • Released: March 25, 2016[24]
Hodgy Fireplace: TheNotTheOtherSide
  • Released: December 9, 2016[25]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Odd Future Sign a Group Record Deal, Music Business Now More "Fun and Different"".
  2. ^ Perpetua, Matthew (26 April 2011). "Odd Future Start Their Own Label with Sony".
  3. ^ Kavner, Lucas (27 April 2011). "Odd Future: The Popular L.A. Hip-Hop Collective 'Sign To Themselves'" – via Huff Post.
  4. ^ "Odd Future Record Deal Is Complete, Manager Confirms".
  5. ^ "Odd Future Records Signs Trash Talk". Complex.
  6. ^ "Trash Talk Sign to Odd Future's Record Label - Pitchfork". pitchfork.com.
  7. ^ "12 Odd Future Songs by Odd Future". 3 October 2011.
  8. ^ "The Award Tour EP".
  9. ^ "Purple Naked Ladies" – via Amazon.
  10. ^ "Download: Hodgy Beats' new EP". 24 February 2012.
  11. ^ "The Of Tape Vol. 2" – via Amazon.
  12. ^ "Download Domo Genesis and The Alchemist's Album No Idols".
  13. ^ "Numbers by MellowHype". 9 October 2012.
  14. ^ Stone, Rolling (18 July 2012). "Odd Future Reveal Release, Tour Dates".
  15. ^ "Tyler, The Creator Expands "Wolf" Tour, Adds Dates With Earl Sweatshirt". HipHopDX.
  16. ^ "Download Jet Age of Tomorrow's Jellyfish Mentality - FACT Magazine: Music News, New Music". 24 May 2013.
  17. ^ "EP: Hodgy Beats "Untitled 2"". Complex.
  18. ^ Williams, Brennan (24 September 2013). "The Internet 'Feel Good': Odd Future Affiliates Talk New Album, Erykah Badu, & More" – via Huff Post.
  19. ^ "MellowHigh Gets A Little Too Mellow On Self-Titled Album - XXL". XXL Mag.
  20. ^ "No Peace" – via Amazon.
  21. ^ "Stream Mike G's "Award Tour II" EP".
  22. ^ Kreps, Daniel (13 April 2015). "Stream Tyler, the Creator's New Album 'Cherry Bomb'".
  23. ^ "Ego Death by The Internet". 26 June 2015.
  24. ^ "Stream Domo Genesis' Long Awaited Debut Album".
  25. ^ "Fireplace: TheNotTheOtherSide by Hodgy". 9 December 2016.

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