Tyler The Creator arrested for ensuing SXSW riot

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Tyler the Creator was arrested on Saturday after ensuing a riot at the Scoot Inn on Thursday during SXSW 2014, KVUE-TV reports.

The ‘Yonkers’ rapper encouraged a large crowd on more than one occasion to force themselves past venue employees. The venue was already at full capacity.

Austin Police Department have charged the Odd Future member with a Riot-Class A Misdemeanor. His bond is set at $2,500. The artist, whose real name is Tyler Gregory Okonma, could face up to six months in jail if convicted.

Tyler took to his Twitter page to talk about the incident.

Source: Rapper Tyler, the Creator arrested in SXSW riot incident

Photo credit: AUSTIN, TX – MARCH 12: Tyler the Creator and Earl Sweatshirt perform at Red Bull Sound Select at The Belmont on March 12, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Rahav Segev/Getty Images)


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