Tyler, the Creator’s New Song, ‘F*ck It,’ Is for All His Haters and Opponents

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Tyler, the Creator. Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN/2011 AFP

In a new song released Monday, Odd Future’s capo, Tyler, the Creator, let all his critics know he’s definitely still a force to reckon with. He’s calling the track “F*ck It” because he couldn’t figure out a proper name, according to his social-media accounts; he recorded it two weeks ago and evidently wanted to get it out quickly. “Tell Australia I’m sneaking in with a mic in my damn hand / Instead of the vegetables that I packed in my backpack,” he raps in the lyrics, which refer to his Australia ban and are posted on the song’s YouTube page in full. “When Marshall had this problem what the f*ck was they telling him? / Is it ‘cause of status or his melanin lacks black?” Although the song’s nightmarish, lo-fi production makes the song feel like it could be a bonus track on Goblin, the rest of the lyrics seem to take issue with part of his fan base’s recent pleas for more of the “Old Tyler.” As the artist has pointed out, he’s a proponent of evolving artistically and personally. “F*ck It” is his scathing way of advocating for and driving that point home. Take a listen:

Tyler’s New Song, ‘F*ck It,’ Is for His Haters