Tyler, the Creator stars in a seven-minute short film with a wartime theme
Odd Future have released the video for their track ‘Sam Is Dead’ – scroll down to watch it.
The seven-minute video, which has a wartime theme, was directed by Tyler, The Creator using his Wolf Haley alias. Tyler stars in the video alongside Odd Future bandmate Domo Genesis, while Earl Sweatshirt and Lee Spielman from Trash Talk also makes appearances.
‘Sam Is Dead’, performed by Tyler and Genesis, is the third single from ‘The OF Tape Vol 2’, which was released in March. The tracks ‘Rella’ and ‘NY (Ned Flanders)’ were previously released as singles with accompanying videos.
The Odd Future collective completed a five-date UK & Ireland tour earlier this year. While visiting the UK, Tyler defended his notoriously provocative subject matter during a TV appearance on Newsnight, saying: “My lyrics aren’t offensive. Some people find everything offensive.”
Tyler, the Creator – real name Tyler Gregory Okonma – is expected to release his third solo album, ‘Wolf’, later this year. He made his solo debut with the ‘Bastard’ album in 2009 and a follow-up effort called ‘Goblin’ came out in 2011.