Tyler, The Creator Expands "Wolf" Tour, Adds Dates With Earl Sweatshirt

posted Saturday March 16 ,2013 at 08:45PM CDT | 72 comments

Tyler, The Creator Expands

UPDATE: Tyler, The Creator increases the anticipation for "Wolf" with dates in June, and an expanded run featuring Odd Future brother Earl Sweatshirt.

Odd Future leader Tyler, The Creator has revealed three different images that serve as the cover art for his upcoming third album Wolf, releasing on April 2nd.

Revealing the covers on Instagram, the West Coast rapper said that he is "so nervous and excited but more scared" about releasing the LP. "I ALWAYS THINK WHAT IF EVERYONE HATES IT AND IM A FAILURE COME NEXT YEAR. SO TO KTT AND ALL THE OF FANS I LUB U," he wrote.

One cover features a close-up of Tyler's face, while another shows two Tylers: one wearing a "Wolf" baseball cap and the other posing with an inhaler in his hand. The third cover, an animated portrait by Mark Ryden, shows Tyler on a bicycle and an eyeball embedded in a tree trunk.

He also announced the "Wolf" tour on his website. Fans who purchase bundle tickets to the show will receive a copy of the deluxe version of the CD, which features a fold-out poster of the full album cover art designed by Ryden, a limited embroidered patch, a "Wolf" calendar and a 24-page booklet featuring lyrics and artwork. Buyers will also get a pair of exclusive socks.

The "Wolf" tour kicks off Columbus, Ohio's Newport Music Hall on March 12th. Stops on the trek include Brooklyn, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Los Angeles, California. The tour concludes on April 11th at Portland, Oregon's Hawthorne Theatre.

Tyler, who recently collaborated with Miley Cyrus for her upcoming album, initially intended to release Wolf in May 2012 and then pushed it to November. He also had a joint LP in the works with Earl Sweatshirt titled EarWolf. He previously released Bastard and Goblin in 2009 and 2011, respectively.

Check out the covers below.

(February 14)

UPDATE: Tyler, The Creator has added additional tour dates, according to XXLmag.com. The following dates are the expanded stops for the Odd Future front-man. Additionally, Tyler will now be joined by fellow OFWGKTA member Earl Sweatshirt at some of the new dates (marked with ^):

"Wolf" Tour Dates:

03-17 Norfolk, VA – The Norva
03-18 Washington, DC – U Street Music Hall
03-20 Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
03-21 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
03-22 Toronto, Ontario – Opera House
03-23 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
03-24 Philadelphia, PA – TLA
03-28 Paris, France – Trabendo
03-29 Berlin, Germany – Festaal Kreuzberg
03-30 London, England – Islington Academy
04-02 Los Angeles, CA – TBA
04-03 San Antonio, TX – White Rabbit
04-05 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theatre
04-07 La Jolla, CA – Porter’s Pub
04-08 San Luis Obispo, CA – Slo Brew
04-10 Seattle, WA – Neumos
04-11 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
04-30 Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theatre ^
05-02 Tempe, AZ – The Marquee ^
05-05 Boise, ID – Knitting Factory Concert House ^
05-07 Missoula, MT – Top Hat Lounge ^
05-08 Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory Concert House ^
05-10 Bend, OR – Midtown ^
05-11 Ashland, OR – Ashland Armory ^
05-12 Eugene, OR – Wow Hall ^
05-14 Reno, NV – Knitting Factory ^
05-15 Chico, CA – Senator Theatre ^
05-17 Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades ^
05-18 Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst ^
06-21-23 Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands – Best Kept Secret Festival

^ with Earl Sweatshirt

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  • Ross CMR
    The tour stops through Ashland, Bend, and Eugene but not Portland. Really? i mean REALLY? theres no way Hell get a lager crowd in any of those cities than if He came through Portland, OR. Still stoked on the new album though. This helps keeps my excitment up http://smarturl.it/TCWolf
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    fuck this homo posse. dont accept gay hop!
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  • So Icy Boi aka Yung Boi!
    I stopped listen to ODD FUTURE after Frank Ocean annonuced he iz a gay ass fag. at least da saviors of hip hop YMCMB's Lil Wayne, Drake, Birdman and Tyga aint gay. Weezy ma role model. long live Weezy F. swag
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    it seems nore shot sumbody and is hideing http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnynCZXqlI8
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  • Hi
    At the concert in columbus on the 12th, before tyler came out they played hype songs like swag like ohio and i dont like. There was one by a girl, i think there were words like never lackin in it, does anyone know what it was
  • Anonymous
    illuminati eye on third cover if u spot it u a fuckin goblin
      Every eye is illuminati these days.... did you think it's just a tree with an eye? Lmao SMH!.
  • Fuck The Second Cover
    This nigga always had the ugliest covers ever.
  • Anonymous
    I fucking hate this guy...But that 2nd cover is easily the dopest album cover of the last 5 years.
    • Turt
      "But that 2nd cover is easily the dopest album cover of the last 5 years." Hell no, get the fuck out of here! The first 2 the covers are poor, very cheap, and juvenile. I've seen much better fanmade album covers. "I fucking hate this guy..." I highly do not take this statement seriously after reading that last part of your sentence. The 2nd album cover is literally a fucking joke. Furthermore, you must like Tyler in some way.
  • Anonymous
    Third one is okay. The others show what a tool he is.
  • Anonymous
    I'd opt for the third if any
  • Anonymous
    hahahaha 2nd one is amazing!
    gay , dork n looser
    • Kold Breeze
      Says the guy who spelled 'loser' wrong.....
  • Anonymous
    He should do a mix tape w tony yayo
    All trash just like his music!
  • Simple like ABC, 123
    front cover: 3rd back cover: 2nd deluxe cover" 1rd
    • Anonymous
      1rd? please tell me that was a joke, it's 1st
  • Anonymous
    Killin em with #2 haha
  • Anonymouse
    Dx the first 2 is not the covers he said those was jokes the last one is the album cover
  • Anonymous
  • Neazy
    Second cover. No question about it. Fucking do it.
    • Neazy
      I just realized he's holding his asthma inhaler in the background of the 2nd cover.Could that shit get any more classic?
    • Anonymous
      LOL, hell yea, that shit will go down in history. Epic cover.
  • styles p is the hardest out
    All three are not good if i had to choose id go with the second just for the comedy factor
  • jakem415
    The first one would be the best cover, the second makes it seem like he doesnt care about the cd, and the third looks like an adult swim cartoon.
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  • Anonymous
    Excited! Tyler is a great rapper and makes great music, so I'm looking forward to it.
  • vado
    huhhhh Shout out to my slime tyler for coming to studio last night was wild. See u on tour next week go get that new WOLF album coming soon and that SF3 out now , real niggaz takin over WETHEBEST MH
  • ya boy b
    for real dx?.... The first and second are jokes not real covers....
    • Anonymous
      the close up one is for sure a cover, the other might not be, but the close up selfie is. lol
  • J Smooth
    Every Single Last Cover Is Trash http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3eCmv17bd4
  • Anonymous
    GIVE ME A CHANCE Youtube is all about finding new artist, & though I been rapping for a while im still consider a new artist. I just want my music heard thats all, im not looking for no record deal, getting famous 'r anything like that.! so please just spare a few sec. to check me out, & if you like what you heard please SUBSCRIBE so ill know you actually listen & support http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzBh55tD_eg
  • Anonymous
    GIVE ME A CHANCE Youtube is all about finding new artist, & though I been rapping for a while im still consider a new artist. I just want my music heard thats all, im not looking for no record deal, getting famous 'r anything like that.! so please just spare a few sec. to check me out, & if you like what you heard please SUBSCRIBE so ill know you actually listen & support