Earl Sweatshirt | Artist

Earl Sweatshirt | Artist

Tags: Era_2010s, Genre_Hip_Hop, Origin_USA, Type_Artist

Thebe Neruda Kgositsile aka Earl Sweatshirt is an American rapper, record producer and songwriter born 1994 in Chicago, Illinois. His father was a South African poet and political activist and his mother is a Law professor at UCLA. At age sixteen he released his first recordings as a mixtape entitled Earl on his MySpace page. The work was admired by rapper Tyler The Creator who invited Kgositsile to join the group Odd Future. His first proper album Doris was released in 2013 and got lots of attention via Social Media. His third work I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside came out in 2015 and the critical praise ramped up even further. 2018's release Some Rap Songs became his artistic and commercial breakthrough work, with critics and fans calling him a "hip-hop prodigy" and branding him "the most exciting rapper to emerge in years".

Artist Website: earlsweatshirt.com

Featured Albums: Earl Sweatshirt

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