Anderson .Paak, Kamasi Washington and MixedByAli Added to Camp Flog Gnaw Lineup
Tyler, The Creator's Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival goes down this November at Exposition Park in Los Angeles and attendees have even greater reason to get excited as the event's webpage has announced that Anderson .Paak, Kamasi Washington and MixedByAli have all been added to the bill.
The three new acts join a line-up that will include Lil Wayne, Chance The Rapper, Erykah Badu, ScHoolboy Q, Flatbush Zombies, Action Bronson, A$AP Rocky, Joey Bada$$, A$AP Ferg, Kaytranada, SZA, Lil Uzi Vert and more. Last year's Carnival included sets by Snoop Dogg, Mac Miller and YG.
While Earl Sweatshirt is absent from the bill, he and Tyler reunited on stage at the One Love Music Festival in Calgary earlier this month, performing "Orange Juice,” their remix of Gucci Mane’s “Lemonade” off the 2010 Odd Future mixtape Radical. The reunion wasn’t entirely out of left field, as the two rappers were spotted together at August's Afropunk festival. In a 2014 interview, Tyler said that he and Earl were growing apart, stating, “That’s my nigga, [w]e just aren’t as close as we were. It’s kind of weird, but I’m aware and smart enough to know, okay, shit changes.”
Other Off Future affiliates like Left Brain and Domo Genesis are on the 2016 Carnival bill so while raised expectations can lead to disappointment, there is certainly reason to think that Tyler and Earl are back on the same page. Consider as well that Earl performed three new songs during his One Love set, and the opportunity is there to make this year's Carnival even more memorable. The Carnival takes place Nov. 12-13.
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