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Tyler the Creator arrested for inciting a riot at SXSW

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Just because it's Texas doesn't mean that they all like to get rowdy. The lawmen don't take kindly to them rabble-rousers 'round those parts.

Take, for instance, that ornery sidewinder Tyler, The Creator from that posse of rhymin' cowpokes known as Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All. He was hauled in by the fine deputes of Travis County for inciting a riot at the South By Southwest Festival, the biggest hoedown in the South, where cowboys and pretty little fillies mosey on down to drink, promenade, and rustle up some vittles, on March 15. They got him at the Austin-Bregstom Airport in the state's capitol, Austin, and was held on $3,500 bond.

This Los Angeles-based MC. born Tyler Gregory Okonma, spoke to a crowd of fellers waitin' outside the Scoot Inn Thursday while he was a-croonin' on stage, accordin' to Rolling Stone:

"All y'all outside the gates, y'all push through."

If it's one thing them law folk in Texas don't like, it's some doggone, low-down, no-account stranger tryin' to make folk go plum loco and raise a ruckus.

(But seriously, guys, Tyler could face some serious prison time - up to one year - and a $4,000 fine. Moreover, this follows a tragedy at SXSW occuring on the same day, in which a wayward driver ran over 25 concert goers, killing two of them and injuring the rest. Overall, with all that and broadcast transmissions from Edward Snowden and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, this year's SXSW has been eventful, to say the least. Luckily, during the Tyler incident, no one was seriously hurt.)

Columbia, SC, would you do what Tyler did, regardless of the consequences? (And do you find any of this amusing? If not, our sincere apologies.)

Other than all this hullabaloo, hopefully this festival made y'all go, "YEE-HAW!"

'Nuff said.


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