Tabula Rasa. A clean slate. Earl Sweatshirt is in control of his own destiny. Much of his myth making has been decided, by his family, friends, and mostly, the internet, but in Sick!, like Some Rap Songs (2018) before it, the lyricist tells short fragmented stories in verses and accomplishes a fully formed and self-envisioned idea of who he is, as a person and a rapper. Our crew discuss the new album and Earl Sweatshirt’s evolution as an artist.