Tyler, The Creator

US rapper and producer, Tyler Gregory Okonma burst onto the music scene somewhere around the late 2000s. Known globally by his professional moniker, Tyler, The Creator, this rapper was born in March of 1991 – he calls the city of Hawthorne in California his hometown.

You can view the lyrics, alternate interprations and sheet music for Tyler, The Creator's A Boy Is A Gun at Lyrics.org.

The rapper gained mainstream exposure through his 2011 album entitled “Goblin”. This project, which represents Tyler’s debut full-length record, was accompanied by multiple singles including a very popular one, “Yonkers”.

What Style is Tyler, The Creator?

Tyler’s musical journey has seen him create songs in various categories, such as:

  • Jazz rap
  • Alternative hip hop
  • Neo soul
  • Bedroom pop
  • R&B
  • Horrorcore

Prominent Songs by Tyler, The Creator


“Come On, Let’s Go” (with Nigo)

“Sweet/I Thought You Wanted to Dance” (with Fana Hues and Brent Faiyaz)

“Sir Baudelaire” (with DJ Drama)

“Manifesto” (with Domo Genesis)

“Hot Wind Blows” (with Lil Wayne)

“Wusyaname” (with Ty Dolla $ign and YoungBoy Never Broke Again)


“See You Again” (with Kali Uchis)

“A Boy Is A Gun”


“New Magic Wand”


“Running Out of Time”

“Sorry Not Sorry”

“Gone, Gone / Thank You”

“Are We Still Friends”

Is Tyler an Actor?

This rapper can be described as one with multiple talents, which includes acting. He landed one of his earliest roles in 2011 in the “Heist School” episode of the sitcom series “Workaholics”. Apart from this, Tyler has been in several more screen productions such as the romantic comedy series “The Mindy Project”, in which he starred in an episode titled “Mindy’s Brother”.

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