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SXSW: Tyler, The Creator Arrested on $3,500 Bond

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According to TMZ and, Tyler, The Creator was arrested Friday afternoon at Texas airport after inciting a riot at SXSW Thursday night.

The rapper was performing at the Scoot Inn, when he noticed a crowd forming outside the venue. According to, the rapper told the crowd to break the barricades and push their way in, starting a "PUSH" chant with the crowd.

The pumped up crowd, most definitely started pushing, and hundreds of fans broke into the venue. Security efforts were made, by turning the music off, which only enraged the crowd even more, causing them to chant, "let him play" while continuing to push further.

Tyler, The Creator, didnt help the situation, having a spat with management and flipping off security. According to, management allowed the rapper to continue his set to avoid any further incidents.

Tyler, The Creator is in custody on a $3,500 bond.

Check out the TMZ video at



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