How Tame Impala Became Rap’s Favorite Rock Band | Genius News

As hip-hop continues to eclipse rock as the most popular musical genre, Tame Impala stands out as a rock outfit that’s collaborated with and inspired rappers. One of the Kevin Parker-led Australian psychedelic rock group’s biggest and earliest hip-hop supporters is Tyler, The Creator, who also introduced the band’s music to Frank Ocean. Other fans and collaborators include Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Kanye West, Travis Scott, and Rihanna, who covered Tame Impala’s “New Person, Same Old Mistakes” on 2016’s ‘ANTI.’

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Hillary Crosley Coker, Senior Producer
Russel Abad, Associate Producer

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