[Intro]

from Tyler The Creator – Bastard Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The intro to Bastard marks the first appearance of Tyler’s therapist Dr. TC. (standing for Tyler’s Conscience).

Dr. TC is mentioned throughout Bastard, and is a huge theme throughout Tyler’s album Goblin.

SPOILER: It is eventually stated at the end of Goblin that Dr. TC is just another one of Tyler’s multiple personalities:

Dr TC: “Someone gave a fuck Tyler. The person that gave a fuck was me. See, you’re not going crazy. It’s me, I’m your best friend Tyler. I know everything. I know everything about you. You’ve been helping yourself this whole time. Your best friend is your imagination. Dr. TC. Tyler, I’m your conscience, I’m Tron Cat, I’m Ace, I’m Wolf Haley, I’m…
Tyler: Me

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