Earl Sweatshirt (born February 24, 1994) is an American rapper member of the Los Angeles hip hop collective <a target='_blank' href="http://www.last.fm/music/OFWGKTA" class="bbcode_artist">OFWGKTA</a>. He released his debut solo album, <a target='_blank' title="Earl Sweatshirt - Earl" href="http://www.last.fm/music/Earl+Sweatshirt/Earl" class="bbcode_album">Earl</a>, as a free digital download on the OFWGKTA website at sixteen years-old, with the help of founding OFWGKTA member <a target='_blank' href="http://www.last.fm/music/Tyler%2C+the+Creator" class="bbcode_artist">Tyler, the Creator</a>. Legally, his vocals cannot be used in any releases without the consent of his mother until he turns 18. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License and may also be available under the GNU FDL.