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Tyler, the Creator Arrested, Cops Say He Incite Riot At SXSW

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Odd Future rapper Tyler, the Creator was arrested last weekend for allegedly influencing his fans to start a riot at the annual South by Southwest festival.

According to reports, Tyler, whose real name is Tyler Gregory Okonma, was picked up by cops at a airport in Austin, Texas on Saturday.

Police officers say the rapper yelled at his fans to break through a barricade at the Converse/Thrasher “Death Match” concert at Austin’s Scoot Inn.

He was released on a $25,000 bond and if convicted he face a year behind bars and a fine of $4000 for inciting a riot.

Tyler, the Creator took to Twitter to address the situation yesterday.

 
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  • Tweley

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