Earl Sweatshirt returned from Samoa, and his whole world was turned upside down.
Not just from a musical standpoint, but with a rift between him and Momma Sweatshirt; it’s clear to say that Earl has been struggling with being able to get a good grasp in life.
As if trying to stay humble in a life of a new-found stardom in rapid time isn’t scary enough — the 18-year-old Odd Future rapper saw his relationship with his foundation (his Mother) under tremendous strain telling The New Yorker (in 2011),
“I can say there have been few things in my life worse than the moment I was trying to figure out who started all this ‘let’s get together and hate Earl’s mom’ business and had now subjected her to potential physical harm and realized that in a way it was me.”
Fate have you — Earl managed to find his lane in the game and has also (thankfully) been able to repair his relationship with Momma. In fact, he even recorded a project dedicated to his Mother titled, “Solace“.
Listen to the 10-minute project, below: