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“CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST: The Estate Sale” is the deluxe version of “CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST,” by rapper, singer, songwriter and producer, Tyler, The Creator. The deluxe features seven full-length tracks and an intro.

Released on Mar. 31, the record was preemptively a disappointment, as many fans were hoping for a full-length record this year from Tyler.

However, this deluxe is full of surprising and enjoyable tracks that still follow the same themes and style established in “CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST”.

The Estate Sale also sees the return of DJ Drama, who was present on the original 2021 release. The Estate Sale has DJ Drama hyping up and cheering for “Tyler Baudelaire,” one of Tyler’s personas.

The introductory track, “EVERYTHING MUST GO,” is a short but groovy track that leads perfectly into the first full-length track,  titled “STUNTMAN,” featuring Vince Staples.


“STUNTMAN” is a dynamic, attention-grabbing song, with wild chord progressions, synth leads and an in-your-face beat.

Vince Staples presents aggressive and energetic vocals right from the first verse; I love the contrast with Tyler’s deeper voice and DJ Drama’s high-energy ad-libs.

Big hits of group vocals are present in the chorus, while Tyler and Staples take turns with solo verses. The lyrics, intense as they are, present a deeper meaning about “stunting.”

 Tyler claims that stunting is not about having the biggest chain or the most expensive car, but instead about having style, personality and – most importantly – talent to back it up.

This track is an enjoyable and  easy listen, with its catchy beat and rhythm. I loved the homage to 50 Cent in the chorus, and it is a great, high-energy start to the deluxe.



The second track called “WHAT A DAY,” produced by the legendary Madlib, presents a much more mellow, laid back beat compared to the previous track.

I like how Tyler shifts the mood and is much more introspective on this track, commenting on his current mental state, which becomes a running theme throughout the deluxe.

Tyler mentions the dilemmas and burdens of being a music creator, reflecting on how he can’t enjoy life as much under the pressure and stress of releasing records.

I love the way that this connects to “CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST,” which also touched on these topics heavily, and the uncanny vocal chops add to the overall vibe.

Rating: 4/5


Similar to “WHAT A DAY,” the third track “WHARF TALK,” featuring A$AP Rocky, is a lower-energy track which also had some production contributions from Madlib.

The pitched vocals on this track do feel a bit off, and the A$AP Rocky feature does feel a little short. 

The high-pitched vocals are very reminiscent of Tyler’s 2019 record “IGOR,” but in this track they feel out of place with the rest of the deluxe, and “CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST.”

Rocky’s feature doesn’t kick in until the end, and is a relatively short verse compared to the rest of the features on this deluxe.

However, the lyrics hit hard, describing him reaching out to someone and asking them to travel the world with him. The overall vibe of this track is very hopeful, and is a nice change in tone from the previous track.

Rating: 3/5


The next track “DOGTOOTH,” jumps back into the energy, with an extremely catchy beat and great production.

In this track, Tyler continues to set himself apart from other rappers with a captivating beat and lyrics.

This track has similar vibes to the first track, “STUNTMAN,” and has an overall polished sound to it, which I found to be an improvement from the last track.

The music video for this track is also just as captivating, with Tyler’s exaggerated facial expressions and the slow motion shots adding to the overall vibe.

Rating: 4/5


The sixth track on this deluxe is titled “HEAVEN TO ME,” which features a looping sample from John Legend’s “Heaven” in the background and was produced by Kanye West.

Tyler takes a left turn with this track, not dissing annoying people or attempting to appear a loner. Instead, Tyler talks about the future, having a family and raising kids in a utopian vision.

One thing that I really like about this record are the tone shifts between songs; they keep it interesting and prevent the tracks from dragging.

Rating: 4/5


“BOYFRIEND, GIRLFRIEND,” the seventh track in the album, is an unreleased 2020 demo originally teased in “CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST.”

The track is heavily experimental, and overall sounds pretty unfinished, as the instrumental and vocals do feel kooky at some points.

This track was the weakest out of the bunch, but the YG feature at the beginning of the track is very solid and the song is at the very least catchy.

Rating: 4/5


The final track, “SORRY NOT SORRY” is a strong closer to the album.

The track features a catchy and instrumental beat that slowly gains momentum and has an emotional and powerful finish.

This track is mainly about Tyler apologizing for all of the wrongdoings that he has put his family, friends and fans through. It serves as an ironic contrast, as Tyler has been historically very unapologetic about his opinions in the past.

The music video is also very impressive, and shows all the different eras of Tyler. As they each get dispatched one by one, Goblin Tyler is the only one remaining, possibly signifying a new era of Tyler.

Both the song and the music video are very powerful, and this overall serves as an extremely satisfying closing track.

Rating: 5/5

By Daniel Holz

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