After reading his MySpace bio that begins "I'm 18, I like fat girls, and the piano is nice," it's difficult to figure out what kind of music Tyler, the Creator creates. The highly bloggable wunderkind, and leader of Long Beach-based buzz band Odd Future, creates underground hip-hop centered around raw beats and explicit topics, generally considered offensive. Despite the aggressive nature of his music, the rapper and producer still manages to portray a certain youthful charm, somehow making his taboo topics acceptable and widely appreciated by indie music aficionados. Tyler, the Creator's entertaining appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and remix of Swedish songstress Lykke Li's "I Follow Rivers" have only bolstered his fame.
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