Released October 31, 2010
Recorded 2010
Length 45:03
Label Self-released
Producer Left Brain
BlackenedWhite is the debut studio album by hip hop duo MellowHype of OFWGKTA. Production for the album was handled by Left Brain. It was made available for free download October 31, 2010 and re-released on July 12, 2011 through Fat Possum Records.

Background Edit

The first single "Right Here" was released on October 14, 2010.

Left Brain raps on the songs "Fuck the Police" and "Circus".

Track listing[edit] Edit

# Title Performer (s)
1 "Primo"
  • Hodgy Beats
2 "GunSounds"
  • Hodgy Beats
3 "Brain" (feat. Domo Genesis)
  • First Verse & Chorus: Hodgy Beats
  • Second Verse: Domo Genesis
4 "Loaded" (feat. Mike G)
  • First Verse/Second Verse: Hodgy Beats
  • Chorus/Third Verse: Mike G
5 "Hell" (feat. Frank Ocean)
  • Verses: Hodgy Beats
  • Chorus: Frank Ocean
6 "Deaddeputy"
  • Verse/Chorus: Hodgy Beats
  • Outro: Jasper Dolphin
7 "Right Here"
  • Hodgy Beats
8 "Loco"
  • Hodgy Beats
9 "Stripclub"
  • Hodgy Beats
10 "Fuck the Police" (feat. Tyler, The Creator)
  • First Verse/Chorus: Hodgy Beats
  • Second Verse: Left Brain
  • Third Verse: Tyler, The Creator
11 "Chordoroy" (feat. Earl Sweatshirt & Tyler, The Creator)
  • First Verse: Earl Sweatshirt
  • Second Verse/Chorus: Hodgy Beats
  • Third Verse: Tyler, The Creator
12 "Rico" (feat. Frank Ocean)
  • Verses: Hodgy Beats
  • Chorus: Frank Ocean
13 "Gram"
  • Hodgy Beats
14 "Circus"
  • First Verse: Left Brain
  • Second Verse: Hodgy Beats
15 "Based" (feat. C. Renee)
  • First Verse: C. Renee
  • Second Verse: Hodgy Beats

Samples Edit

  • "Hell" contains samples from "Biscuits" by Hodgy Beats and "Christmas Is Coming" by the Vince Guaraldi Trio.
  • "Loco" contains a sample from "Chanson D'un Jour D'Hiver" by Cortex.
  • "Gram" contains a sample from "Nostalgia" by Piero Umiliani
  • "Right Here" contains a sample from "Yesterday Princess" by Stanley Clarke

Re-release Edit

BlackenedWhite (Re-Release)
BlackenedWhite 2
Released July 12, 2011
Recorded 2010–2011
Length 31:07

35:24 (Australian edition)

Label Fat Possum
Producer Left Brain
The album was re-released July 12, 2011 by Fat Possum Records without the song "Chordoroy" because the label did not have permission to use Earl Sweatshirt's vocals. Also, the re-release does not contain the songs "Hell", "Loco", "Stripclub", "Gram" and "Based."

The first official single, "64", was released on June 13, 2011. The music video of the single was released on June 13, 2011.  Left Brain raps on the songs "F666 the Police" and "Circus".

Reception Edit

Commercial performance Edit

The album debuted at number 81 on the Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 6,200 copies in the United States. To date, the album has sold approximately 21,000 copies in the United States.

Critical Response Edit

Upon its release, BlackenedWhite received generally positive reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalizedrating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 72, based on 21 reviews, which indicates "generally favorable reviews".[18] AbsolutePunk called it "the most accessible Odd Future release to date" and went on to say that it's "another strong album from the Odd Future pack." Matthew Trammell from Rolling Stone awarded BlackenedWhite 3 out of 5 stars, calling it "L.A. gangsta rap for the swag generation that die-hard fans will eagerly lap up."

Re-release Track listing Edit

All music composed and produced by Vyron Turner.

No. Title Lyrics Length
1. "Primo"   Gerard Long, Vyron Turner 2:13
2. "Gunsounds"   G. Long 2:45
3. "Brain" (featuring Domo Genesis) G. Long, Domonique Cole 2:31
4. "64"   G. Long 2:57
5. "Loaded" (featuring Mike G) G. Long, Mike Griffin II 4:24
6. "Deaddeputy" (featuring Jasper Dolphin) G. Long, Davon Wilson* 1:59
7. "Right Here"   G. Long 3:12
8. "Igotagun"   G. Long, V. Turner 2:06
9. "F666 the Police" (featuring Tyler, The Creator) G. Long, V. Turner, Tyler Okonma 3:14
10. "Rico" (featuring Frank Ocean) G. Long, Christopher Breaux 2:37
11. "Circus"   G. Long, V. Turner 3:09
Total length: 31:07
  • Jasper Dolphin (Davon Wilson) is uncredited as a writer on "Deaddeputy".