Odd Future's Tyler, the Creator Grows Up On Jimmy Fallon
...and it only took two years.
The performance opens with Coco from buzz band Quadron cooing as Tyler is seated at a piano stroking the keys. The two perform an excerpt from Tyler's "TreeHome," and it's a cutesy jazz-filled Adult Contemporary sounding track (can't really tell if it's ironic or not). The ancillary OFWGKTA member Jasper practically kicks Coco off the stage, as Tyler steps from behind the piano to perform "Domo 23."
Flanked by the aforementioned Jasper and Taco, the show gets crazy in true Tyler fashion. It's not as crazy as his very first performance, but there's some degree of action. There was a certain level of maturity this time around.
Sure, Tyler is still yelling and jumping, but most of the fancy footwork resides in the feet of Taco and Jasper. Tyler has tamed somewhat and focuses a little more on lyricism. He even alludes to achieving fame for eating a cockroach (that silkscreened moment in his "Yonkers" video that had Kanye West Tweeting about it). There are no roaches now though, no ski masks, just Tyler. And that's you really need at this point.
With his upcoming Wolf album dropping in April, we'll see what this young man has to offer this time around.
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