Brad Wete
May 18, 2011 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Goblin

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
Tyler the Creator
music label
81109
genre
Hip-Hop/Rap

We gave it an A-

”I’m not a f—in’ role model.” So begins the debut from the breakout star of misfit rap collective Odd Future. That disclaimer doesn’t allay the blow his subsequent words dole out: Not since early Eminem has a rapper delivered lyrics so vicious, spitting graphic threats of rape (”Fish/Boppin Bitch”) and murder (”Yonkers”), though he later acknowledges that he has no intention of carrying them out. Too bad Kanye — who’s also a fan — already used the title last fall, because Goblin is one Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. A-

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