Odd Future's Tyler, The Creator says he and Kanye West are friends who speak regularly. Tyler also shares that West wanted to be on "IFHY" and that he will not be on "Yeezus."
According to Odd Future's Tyler, The Creator, Kanye West wanted to be on a track off of his latest album, Wolf. When a fan recently asked him why he didn't give West the "48" beat, Tyler explained that West also asked to be on "IFHY." The conversation took place on Tyler's official Formspring page. Below is Tyler's response:
cause it was mine. he wanted to be on IFHY too! but i was like, nah hahaha. ye is soo awesome, i talk to him almost everyday it seems like. its cool to have someone you can level with about art and everything else.
The video for "IFHY" can be seen below.
In a separate response to a fan, Tyler also explained that he is not currently on Kanye's album, Yeezus.
Back in March 2011, Tyler shared that he viewed West as his competition because he was such a big fan of his.
"I'm coming for Kanye West's head because he's my competition," Tyler said. "I'm a big Kanye West fan, and I also compose music and I rap and I direct videos, and I don't want him to think he's the only person that could do that... My competition isn't other upcoming rappers and shit. It's him."
In 2011, West also shared that he was a Tyler, The Creator fan. He tweeted that "Yonkers" was his choice for video of the year. That video can be viewed below.
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