Tyler, The Creator: signs point at Kanye West collab

Tyler, The Creator performs free-style of Kanye West’s “Freestyle 4″ at San Diego Concert.

By: Pari Heidari, Larry King Now

Tyler Gregory Okonma, AKA "Tyler, The Creator," kicked off his world tour on Friday in a headline grabbing way with a first-time live performance of What the Fuck Right Now - a remix of Kanye West's track Freestyle 4.

The performance and concert has received positive feedback, with the famously energetic rapper running and jumping all over the stage, screaming his lyrics while the crowd reportedly went “crazy.” 

The Odd Future rapper and co-founder's homage to Kanye West strengthens his already rumored appearance on the latter's next album, apocryphally titled ,Turbo Grafx 16. 

Tyler, The Creator had his breakthrough as the leader and co-founder of Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All - shortened to Odd Future or abbreviated as OFWGKTA - an alternative hip hop collective including singer, songwriter and rapper Frank Ocean and other musicians such as Hodgy Beats, Domo Genesis and Mike G.

The anomalous 25-year-old attended 12 different schools in 12 years and had short-lived careers at FedEx and Starbucks before rising to prominence as a rapper.  A native to California, he reportedly taught himself to play the piano at 14.

Tyler, The Creator won both Best New Artist and Rookie of the Year in 2011 and his second album Wolf, released in 2013, sold 90,000 copies in its first week.

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