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.’ Read more on Genius: https://genius.com/a/how-tame-impala-became-rap-s-favorite-rock-band CREDITS: Hillary Crosley Coker, Senior Producer Russel Abad, Associate Producer Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom http://genius.com #GeniusNews #TameImpala #TravisScott