Birth Name: Thebe Neruda Kgositsile
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Date of Birth: February 24, 1994
*Tswana South African (father)
Earl Sweatshirt is an American rapper, poet, songwriter, and record producer. He has also been known as Sly Tendencies and randomblackdude. He is the son of Cheryl Harris, a professor of civil rights and civil liberties, and Keorapetse Kgositsile (Keorapetse William Kgositsile), a South African poet, political activist, and journalist. His father was born in Johannesburg, and was Tswana. His mother is African-American.