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Tyler, The Creator Wears Boxers In Late Night’s Coldest Theater


>>Stephen: HEY, EVERYBODY! ( PIANO RIFF )
I’M EXCITED ABOUT THIS. I’M EXCITED ABOUT THIS NEXT
INTERVIEW, JON. THIS SHOULD BE INTERESTING.>>Jon: OH, YEAH.>>Stephen: BECAUSE OUR NEXT
GUEST TONIGHT IS A CREATIVE POWERHOUSE FROM THE
HIP-HOP WORLD WHO MAKES MUSIC, CLOTHING, AND A WHOLE LOT OF
HEADLINES. PLEASE WELCOME TYLER THE
CREATOR! ( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )
( BAND PLAYING )>>Stephen: MM-HMM. NOW, TYLER —
>>IT’S COLD AS HELL!>>Stephen: IT IS COLD IN
HERE. ( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )
TO YOU NEED A JACKET?>>NO, I’M FINE. I DON’T KNOW WHY Y’ALL ARE
CLAPPING. IT’S COLD!>>Stephen: I WANTED TO POINT
OUT WHEN YOU CAME OUT HERE YOU TOUCHED ME ON THE BUTT.>>NO, I DIDN’T.>>Stephen: YES YOU DID. YOU HAVE NO PROOF.>>Stephen: WHAT DO YOU MEAN I
HAVE NO PROOF?>>YOU’RE A LIAR.>>Stephen: IF WE WORKED
TOGETHER I WOULD HAVE TO REPORT YOU TO H.R. THAT WAS UNWELCOMED CONTACT.>>IF HE’S LYING, MAKE SOME
NOISE! ( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )
( LAUGHTER )>>Stephen: ALL RIGHT? NOW, YOU ARE LUCKY THAT THAT WAS
WELCOME CONTACT. I PREFER ALL MY GUESTS DO THAT.>>HEY, I’M GOING TO BE HONEST. IT’S RIDICULOUSLY COLD RIGHT
NOW, DAWG.>>Stephen: THAT’S THE WAY I
LIKE IT.>>I’M WEARING BOXERS.>>Stephen: THOSE ARE BOXERS? YOU’RE 26 YEARS OLD, DIRECT
MUSIC VIDEOS, CORRECT ART WORK, MADE A HIP-HOP ALBUM, VICELAND,
DESIGN SHOES FOR CONVERSE, OKAY, THAT’S A LOT.>>THAT’S CRAZY.>>Stephen: NO, IT’S NOT
CRAZY. AS AN ARTIST, AS A MUSICIAN, A
PERSON, WHAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IN THE WORLD TO
YOU. WHAT’S AT THE TOP OF YOUR
PYRAMID?>>AIR. OXYGEN.>>Stephen: REALLY? YEAH. NOT FUNNY. I HAVE HORRIBLE ASTHMA.>>Stephen: DO YOU —
YEAH, IT STAYS WITH ME. IT’S IN MY UNDERPANTS. I DIDN’T WANT MY BOXERS TO LOOK
BULKY, BUT –>>Stephen: AH-HA, MM-HMM. IS THAT AN INHALER IN YOUR
POCKET OR ARE YOU JUST HAPPY TO SEE ME IS THIS.>>WHAT? ( LAUGHTER )
>>Stephen: DID YOU DESIGN EVERYTHING YOU’RE WEARING NOW?>>YES.>>Stephen: INCLUDING THE
NECKLACE?>>YES. ELIZABETH TAYLOR IS MY JEWELRY
IDOL.>>Stephen: WHITE DIAMONDS. HER USE OF CORAL IS CRAZY. SHE’S DEAD NOW, THOUGH.>>Stephen: YEAH. ( LAUGHTER )
BUT DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER. DID YOU EVER SEE NATIONAL
VELVET?>>NO!>>Stephen: YOU’VE GOT TO SEE
IT. IF YOU WANT TO SEE JEWELRY,
THOSE VIOLET EYES OF HERS.>>WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT.>>Stephen: ELIZABETH TAYLOR. HE WAS IN A MOVIE?>>Stephen: SHE WAS IN A
MOVIE?! ( LAUGHTER )
>>I DON’T KNOW ABOUT THAT STUFF. I FOUND A BOOK IN BARNES & NOBLE
AND SAID, OH, THIS LITTLE WHITE LADY’S GOT SOME NICE STUFF, AND
CALLED IT A DAY. ( LAUGHTER )
>>Stephen: YOU’RE GOING TO LOVE IT, MAN. WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? YOU’RE GOING TO LOVE IT, MAN.>>MAN, THESE QUOTES ARE GOING
OVER MY HEAD, MAN.>>Stephen: LET’S GET TOGETHER
AND WATCH SOME ELIZABETH TAYLOR.>>YOU’RE ASKING ME ON A DATE?>>Stephen: ABSOLUTELY. ( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )
TELL ME ABOUT THE NEW ALBUM, “FLOWER BOY.”>>IT’S OUT? ( LAUGHTER )
>>Stephen: MANY CRITICS HAVE SAID THE SAME THING
( LAUGHTER )>>YEAH, YEAH. IT’S OUT.>>Stephen: UH-HUH. A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE, LIKE,
WHAT’S GOING ON HERE? I PRODUCED AND WROTE MOSTLY 90%
OF IT. IT’S THE MELODY I DIDN’T COME UP
WITH.>>Stephen: YOU’RE 26 NOW? YES.>>Stephen: SOME CRITICS SAID
THIS IS THE MATURING OF TYLER THE CREATOR. ARE YOU GROWING UP NOW?>>PROBABLY, BUT MORE SO I JUST
WANTED TO PRODUCE AND HAVE PEOPLE TO SING AND THAT’S ALL I
WANT TO LISTEN TO. I KIND OF DIDN’T WANT TO RAP A
LOT ON IT, SO I KEPT MY RAP VERSES SHORT AND MADE SURE
EVERYTHING I SAID WAS RIDICULOUSLY IMPORTANT AND I
THINK THAT’S WHY PEOPLE LIKE ABOUT IT THIS TIME AROUND
BECAUSE NOTHING FUNNY ON IT.>>Stephen: WHAT’S THE SONG
YOU’RE DOING TONIGHT FROM THE ALBUM? ( LAUGHTER )
WOULD YOU LIKE TO KNOW? BECAUSE I KNOW.>>OH, “911”. ( LAUGHTER )
>>Stephen: WELL, YOUR SHOW ON VICELAND “NUTS AND BOLTS”
PREMIERES ON AUGUST 3. IS THAT TRUE?>>YES, AND WE’LL BE RIGHT BACK
WITH A PERFORMANCE FROM TYLER THE CREATOR! ( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )
( BAND PLAYING )

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