Tyler, The Creator yesterday announced the release of his new track titled "F*** IT" - so titled because he "couldn't come up with a name."
The vitriolic and aggressive track takes aim at his detractors and Australia following the recent cancellation of his tour due to public pressure and a pending visa decision.
Tyler decided to cancel the tour over mounting pressure from feminist group Collective Shout to ban him due to homophobic and misogynistic lyrics.
In it he raps: "tell Australia I'm sneaking in with a mic in my hand/ instead of the vegetables I packed in my backpack."
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He talks about the double standard of allowing Eminem to perform in Australia, whose lyrics are often homophobic and hateful toward women, while barring Tyler: "when marshall had this problem what the f**k was they telling him? Is it cause of status or his melanin lacks black?"
Tyler also refutes homophobia on the track, citing his friendship openly bisexual RnB singer Frank Ocean.
He vents frustration that, while his lyrical content has changed, he is banned because of older tracks. He raps: "[they] want cats cats daddy problems kickflip f**k f**k, cupcakes buttrape," referring to the more juvenile content he produced five years ago.
Odd Future, of which Tyler is leader and "creator", were refused entry into New Zealand after being determined a threat to public order in 2014 and were pulled from the Big Day Out line up in 2011 due to misogynistic and homophobic lyrical content.
In August this year Tyler was also banned from the United Kingdom, getting turned away at the border due lyrical content.
* Listen to the track here (warning: explicit content)</strong>
- Herald Online