The Rundown: Tyler, the Creator, Wolf

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"Lone"

"Lone" finally brings the album to a close, and on an upswing. The warm, jazzy sample is a much-needed respite from the album's lo-fi synth attack, and shows a new side of Tyler's increasingly skiled production. Meanwhile, the themes that dominate the album, and show Tyler's growth since Goblin — the death of his grandmother, the loneliness of fame, his four-story house (again!) — all pop up touchingly here. The shock-jock tendences of his past work are way turned down, which gives room for his much more interesting ideas to shine.

(Candice Lawler / BET)

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