tyler the creator


“Find Your Wings” is the mantra and overall theme of Tyler the Creator’s third official album, Cherry Bomb. This simple quote  encapsulates the entire body of work that Tyler and his Odd Future cohorts have produced up to this point in their respective careers. The obvious question to ask next is where does Tyler go with his music, his themes and his audience?  Does he continue to latch onto the shock value raps that helped him gain his current level of fame or will he choose to create a record that shows signs of progress?. On Twitter, Tyler stated that Cherry Bomb had taken two years to produce and that it was the first album he had actually focused on with great detail. The album opens with “Deathcamp,” a track that condemns the celebrity life that Tyler now inhabits. A jarring guitar sample is looped throughout the track with a…