Song Analysis Of Inglorious Tyler

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Throughout the song he mentions that he no longer needs his father because he has Clancy, Clancy is Tyler’s manager who has supported him throughout his career. Tyler says, “but fuck it, I got Clancy, he gave me the chance to see a world I wasn 't supposed to, I 'm stoked that I didn 't know you” (“Tyler The Creator“). Clancy is who Tyler ultimately looks up to for guidance as a father figure in his later life. Although he hates his father Tyler credits much of his success with Odd Future to his father. He even clearly states it when he says, “So you not being near fucking fire-started my damn career” (“Tyler The Creator“). Without the passion and hatred driving him as a motivational force it is hard to imagine what Tyler would use to fuel …show more content…
Inglorious another song in the Bastard carries the most genuine, literal, and heartfelt rendition of the album’s main theme – his father leaving him (“Dlizzle”). Inglorious is genuine in a sense that he is open and honest about his violent intentions and thoughts surrounding his father and the people around him. In Inglorious Tyler embodies his ego of Tron Cat and regular Tyler. He phases in and out about regular Tyler who speaks about his father leaving to Tron Cat who expresses aggressive and violent yearnings and release. Tyler begins with, “My father died the day I came outta my mother 's hole And left the burden on my soul until I was old enough To understand that the fuckin ' faggot didn 't like me much” (Tyler The Creator). Tyler Starts on an aggressive streak where he he uses negative connotations to describe his father. He mentions the reoccurring theme that is prevalent, that he is not the only child with an absent father and that it is indeed a large issue in America. Tyler acknowledges this when he says, “I know I 'm not the only bastard, in America So I 'm gonna need some help, on this next part, scream it with me niggas” (Tyler The Creator). Inglorious has a chorus in which he asks the other “American bastards” to chant, saying ultimately, that they don 't need father and they are “good” and “graduated” with out their fathers. Tyler aggressively yells …show more content…
Having an absent father household creates much emotional instability for children. Tyler demonstrates many of the major traits that children who grow up without a father have. Tyler’s music depicts traits of emotional instability, anger, and aggression towards others. Tyler’s use of alter egos helps illustrates all the different negative affects children can possibly face. Through Tyler’s music it is evident the singer has many issues due to his absent father. Although there are many statistics about children with absent fathers Tyler has worked hard to work through those stereotypes and set an icon for other children who battle with the same issues. “They claim the shit I say is just wrong Like nobody has those really dark thoughts when alone I 'm just a teenager, who admits he 's suicide prone My life is doing pretty good, so that date is postponed for now” (Tyler The

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