Tyler, The Creator has revealed that he hates rapping and no longer wants to be associated with it.
In an interview with Larry King, Tyler - who is part of rap collective Odd Future - spoke about his ambitions to sing and compose music.
"I really wanna sing but my tone of voice is too deep to do what I want," he said.
The rapper, whose real name is Tyler Okonma, revealed that he's been listening to deep-toned vocalists including Barry White and studying how they use their voices.
The 'Yonkers' rapper responded to King's assertions that it was rapping which had made him famous, asserting: "I hate rapping, only because it puts you in this box.
"I just wanna compose music... I'm talented enough to do other things. I'm pretty bored with [rapping], it's not interesting."
The hip-hop star, who directs his own music videos, told King that he wants to be associated with film directors.
"I want people to mention my name next to Wes Anderson or Quentin Tarantino," he admitted. "I don't want my name to be mentioned next to other rappers at all."
Tyler, The Creator will support Eminem along with Odd Future at Wembley Stadium on July 11-12.
Watch Larry King's full interview with Tyler, The Creator below:
Bitches scared to let me smash on they ass
Yeah, they heard I'm fuckin' nuts like the swag of a fag
-Jamba, Tyler the Creator