Listen to “Rats,” a 2010 Earl Sweatshirt Track Produced by Tyler, The Creator


There’s been a deluge of old material from big artists recently, including the video of young Kanye rapping in a record store in 1996 and teenage Eminem’s “Pooh Butt Day,” and now here’s more. YouTube user “Odd Davud” uploaded “Rats,” a 2010 Odd Future track that, despite being lo-fi and sounding unfinished, has an awesomely sparse, rumbling beat and the kind of aggressive spitting that we all loved so much when we first heard “EARL.

You can check out a whole playlist of old Odd Future material from Odd Davud here.


  • Duel Citizen

    The last song on that playlist, “Gold” by Sly Tendencies, is also a previously unreleased Earl track. It contains lyrics which eventually ended up on “Molliwopped”

  • AntonioG

    Do you even know how long ago pooh-butt day has been out there? A long-ass time.

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